The Strategic Financial Alliance Inc.
A subsidiary of SFA Holdings Inc.
2200 Century Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30345
Clearing firm: Charles Schwab, Fidelity Clearing and Custody Solutions, Pershing LLC, TD Ameritrade
No. advisers: 150
No. franchises: 62
Year founded: 2003
Year end: Dec. 31
Recruitment & Staffing
|No. of reps||150||178||175|
|No. of producing reps||—||125||125|
|No. of reps producing $100K-$499K /year||—||55||52|
|Total revenues: Other||—||$5,360,838||$4,826,869|
|Total account assets||—||$4,908,288,000||$4,646,400,000|
|Total account assets: Other||—||$3,100,000,000||$2,652,400,000|
|Average assets per rep||0||$27,574,652||$26,550,857|
|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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