NEXT Financial Group Inc.
A subsidiary of NEXT Financial Holdings Inc.
2500 Wilcrest Drive
Houston, TX 77042
Clearing firm: Pershing LLC
No. advisers: 619
No. franchises: 128
Year founded: 1999
Year end: Dec. 31
No. of retail offices: 495
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|Top Executive||Barry G. Knight|
|Recruiting Contact||Peter Delehanty|
Barry G. Knight
|Compliance Contact||Leslie Jallans|
|Marketing Contact||Peter Delehanty|
|Technology Operations Contact||Chris Mueller|
Recruitment & Staffing
|No. of reps||619||674||739|
|No. of producing reps||619||674||726|
|No. of reps producing $100K-$499K /year||281||301||320|
|Total revenues: Other||$4,620,978||$4,942,328||$5,616,622|
|Total account assets||$14,358,317,515||$15,455,269,921||$15,692,776,397|
|Total account assets: Other||$10,751,856,425||$11,623,855,584||$12,019,604,102|
|Average assets per rep||$23,195,990||$22,930,668||$21,235,151|
|Social Media & Mobile|
|Allows advisers to use social media||Y|
|Social media sites allowed||Facebook|
|Dedicated mobile application for advisers?||N|
|Primary purpose of mobile application||—|
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- N/A = Not available
- N/D = Not disclosed
- — = Information not available or not disclosed
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