Securities America Inc.
A subsidiary of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc.
12325 Port Grace Blvd.
La Vista, NE 68128
Clearing firm: National Financial Services LLC, Pershing LLC
No. advisers: 2,506
No. franchises: 1,724
Year founded: 1984
Year end: Dec. 31
No. of retail offices: 2,506
Recruitment & Staffing
|No. of reps||2,506||2,209||2,078|
|No. of producing reps||2,506||2,209||2,078|
|No. of reps producing $100K-$499K /year||912||832||840|
|Total revenues: Other||$65,900,000||$57,525,000||$58,500,000|
|Total account assets||$86,850,000,000||$66,000,000,000||$57,800,000,000|
|Total account assets: Other||$48,750,000,000||$39,700,000,000||$35,500,000,000|
|Average assets per rep||$34,656,824||$29,877,773||$27,815,207|
|Social Media & Mobile|
|Allows advisers to use social media||Y|
|Social media sites allowed||Facebook|
|Dedicated mobile application for advisers?||Y|
|Primary purpose of mobile application||Easy access to important client information|
December 24, 2018 - Months after being charged with securities fraud by the SEC, Phillip Frost, the former chairman of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. and the largest shareholder, has sold most of his stake back to the firm. In a press release Monday afternoon,...
December 11, 2018 - A Securities America broker who was fired has been suspended from the industry for six months in the wake of allegations that he traded options in a client's account without notifying his firm. The broker, Michael D. Jackson, recommended that a customer...
October 30, 2018 - Ameriprise Financial Inc. has signed on a $444 million team from FSC Securities Corp. Dale Cebert, a financial adviser based in The Villages, Fla., was with FSC Securities for four years before joining Ameriprise. Mr. Cebert, whose new title is private...
October 18, 2018 - LPL Financial said on Thursday that a large, 14-person team in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, with $520 million in client assets recently left Cambridge Investment Research Inc. to join LPL. Premier Investments of Iowa is led by Jeff Johnston, president, and Brock...
October 9, 2018 - LPL Financial said on Tuesday that it recently snagged a team of eight advisers based in Colorado with close to $275 million in brokerage and advisory assets from rival Securities America Inc., one of the broker-dealers in the Ladenburg Thalmann Financial...
September 26, 2018 - LPL Financial continues to take aim at rival broker-dealers owned by private-equity firms and this month reintroduced a special recruiting deal that could be particularly lucrative to recruits from those firms. Among the firms LPL is targeting: Kestra...
September 21, 2018 - Dr. Phillip Frost, who was charged this month with fraud, said Thursday evening that he was retiring as non-executive chairman of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. Dr. Frost and nine other individuals were charged Sept. 7 in a Securities and...
September 20, 2018 - It's time for Dr. Phillip Frost to resign as non-executive chairman of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc., the home of 4,300 retail brokers and financial advisers. The risk to Ladenburg Thalmann's reputation, as well as to the four independent...
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