Broker Dealer Financial Services Corp.

Broker Dealer Financial Services Corp.

A member of BDFSC Holdings Corp.

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140 South 68th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50266

(800) 352-5634

bdfs.com

Year founded: 1979

Year end: Dec. 31

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  • No. of reps, male
  • No. of reps, female
  • No. of producing reps, male
  • No. of producing reps, female
  • No. of reps producing $500K+ /year
  • No. of CFPs
  • No. of full-time employees
  • No. of fee-based advisers served
  • Average payout per rep, per year
  • Avg. annual production of top 20% reps
  • Total payout, per year
  • Cost of E&O insurance per rep, per year
  • Affiliation fees charged per rep, per year
  • Affiliation fee coverage
  • Securities revenues
  • Securities revenues: Stocks
  • Securities revenues: Bonds
  • Securities revenues: ETFs
  • Securities revenues: Other
  • Mutual fund revenues
  • Annuities revenues
  • Annuities revenues: Fixed
  • Annuities revenues: Variable
  • Annuities revenues: Other
  • Insurance revenue
  • Insurance revenues: Life
  • Insurance revenues: Disabilities
  • Insurance revenues: LTC
  • Insurance revenues: Other
  • Alternative revenues
  • Alternative revenues: Hedge funds
  • Alternative revenues: Managed futures
  • Alternative revenues: Private placements
  • Alternative revenues: REITs
  • Alternative revenues: Other
  • Other commission revenues
  • Fee revenues: Rep-managed accounts
  • Fee revenues: Firm-managed accounts
  • Fee revenues: Outside-managed accounts
  • Fee revenues: Other
  • Fee-based assets: Clearing firm
  • Fee-based assets: Advisory firm platforms
  • Fee-based assets: Third-party money managers
  • Fee-based assets: Other
  • Is the firm, or an affiliate of the firm, registered as an investment adviser with the SEC?
  • Allows an adviser to have his/her own RIA
  • RIA platform AUM
  • Offers robo-advisory platform?
  • If not, when plans to offer a robo-platform
  • Robo-advice services offered
  • How robo-platform developed
  • Charge for robo-advisory services?

For More Information

CEOLisa M. Smith
Recruiting ContactJames Young
(844) 468-5800
E-mail

James Young
(844) 468-5800
E-mail

Christina DeShaw
(515) 727-6708
E-mail
Compliance ContactBarbara Bennett
(800) 352-5634
E-mail
Marketing ContactLois Brookshire
(800) 352-5634
E-mail
Technology Operations ContactMike Harken
(800) 352-5634
E-mail

Recruitment & Staffing

2017 2016 2015
No. of reps250238
No. of producing reps201
No. of reps producing $100K-$499K /year54
2017 2016 2015
Total revenues$20,470,607
Commission revenues$14,581,400
Fee revenues$5,367,876
Total revenues: Other$77,250
2017 2016 2015
Total account assets$2,885,497,317
Fee-based assets$553,786,885
Total account assets: Other$2,331,710,432
Average assets per rep$12,123,938
Social Media & Mobile
Allows advisers to use social mediaY
Social media sites allowedFacebook
LinkedIn
Twitter
Dedicated mobile application for advisers?N
Primary purpose of mobile application
    Notes
  • N/A = Not available
  • N/D = Not disclosed
  • — = Information not available or not disclosed

All 2011-2016 recruitment and staffing data is as of Dec. 31 in the calendar year displayed. Prior year recruitment and staffing data is as of Sept. 30. All financial figures are for firms' year end, unless noted.

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