Signator Investors Inc.
A subsidiary of Manulife Financial
200 Berkeley Street, B-03-06
Boston, MA 2116
Clearing firm: Fidelity Clearing and Custody Solutions, Pershing LLC
No. advisers: 2,007
No. franchises: 873
Year founded: 1968
Year end: Dec. 31
No. of retail offices: 845
Recruitment & Staffing
|No. of reps||2,007||2,152||1,440|
|No. of producing reps||2,007||2,152||1,440|
|No. of reps producing $100K-$499K /year||743||733||523|
|Total revenues: Other||$22,113,908||$11,867,695||$9,137,890|
|Total account assets||$61,430,005,801||$53,128,582,641||$31,018,606,382|
|Total account assets: Other||$43,320,132,215||$40,038,169,897||$22,641,515,929|
|Average assets per rep||$30,607,875||$24,688,003||$21,540,699|
|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||—|
October 31, 2018 - Finra has barred another broker who did not cooperate with an investigation into a real estate Ponzi scheme. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. on Tuesday barred Dennis Ferwerda for failing to provide documents and information the regulator...
August 18, 2018 - Has Trust Company of America hitched its wagon to a star or turned its back on loyal clients? It depends on whom you ask. Either way, the $275 million acquisition in April of TCA by discount broker ETrade has the custodian world buzzing. In one corner...
June 27, 2018 - Last week's announcement that John Hancock Financial Services was selling independent broker-dealer Signator Investors Inc., with 1,800 advisers and about $50 billion in assets, to Advisor Group did not come as much of a surprise. Industry rumors had...
June 21, 2018 - Advisor Group will acquire Signator Investors, a dually registered broker-dealer and investment adviser with more than 1,800 advisers overseeing approximately $50 billion in assets. Advisor Group said it plans on rolling Signator, which is owned by John...
December 7, 2017 - Continuum Advisory, an independent hybrid firm managing approximately $900 million in total advisory and brokerage client assets, has ended its affiliation with Signator Investors and affiliated with Triad Advisors. Based in Pleasanton, Calif., Continuum...
August 7, 2017 - CLEARING FIRMS Listed by reported number of broker-dealer clients Firm Phone/website # of clients % change vs. 2016 Contact Phone/email Pershing (800) 445-4467 714* -3.90% Michael Row (800) 445-4467 One Pershing Plaza, Jersey City, NJ 07399 pershing.com/who-we-serve/broker-dealers...
July 13, 2017 - Royal Securities Company of Grandville, Michigan, a 17-person broker-dealer managing $1.1 billion in assets, is affiliating with VantagePointe Financial Group, an independent broker-dealer owned by Signator Investors Inc. The firm will remain in its current...
- N/A = Not available
- N/D = Not disclosed
- — = Information not available or not disclosed
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