Signator Investors Inc.
A subsidiary of Manulife Financial
200 Berkeley Street, B-03-06
Boston, MA 02116
Year founded: 1968
Year end: Dec. 31
Recruitment & Staffing
|No. of reps||—||2,007||2,152|
|No. of producing reps||—||2,007||2,152|
|No. of reps producing $100K-$499K /year||—||743||733|
|Total revenues: Other||—||$22,113,908||$11,867,695|
|Total account assets||—||$61,430,005,801||$53,128,582,641|
|Total account assets: Other||—||$43,320,132,215||$40,038,169,897|
|Average assets per rep||—||$30,607,875||$24,688,003|
|Social Media & Mobile|
|Allows advisers to use social media||Y|
|Social media sites allowed||Facebook|
|Dedicated mobile application for advisers?||N|
|Primary purpose of mobile application||—|
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April 21, 2018 - Firm 2017 % revenue ($M) % change vs. 2016 2017 commission revenue ($M) % change vs. 2016 2017 fee revenue ($M) % change vs. 2016 2017 other revenue ($M) % change vs. 2016 1 LPL Financial $4,281.50 5.70% $1,670.80 -3.80% $1,409.20 9.30% $1,201.40 17.50%...
- 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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