Summit Brokerage Services, Inc.

Summit Brokerage Services, Inc.

A member of Cetera Financial Group

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595 S. Federal Highway

Boca Raton, FL 33432

(800) 354-5528

joinsummit.com

Clearing firm: First Clearing LLC, Pershing LLC

No. advisers: 472

AUM: $15,336,487,503

Year founded: 1993

Year end: Dec. 31

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  • 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
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CEOMarshall T. Leeds
Recruiting ContactRob Crowe
561-338-2698
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Compliance ContactFred Fram
(561) 338-2626
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Marketing ContactMichael Zuna
619-881-5277
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Technology Operations ContactMike Ragunas
310-257-7464
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Recruitment & Staffing

2018 2017 2016
No. of reps472541528
No. of producing reps421487551
No. of reps producing $100K-$499K /year000
2018 2017 2016
Total revenues$152,766,802$161,930,427$144,458,417
Commission revenues$80,436,685$87,533,668$90,732,932
Fee revenues$48,553,908$51,012,895$35,384,895
Total revenues: Other$23,776,209$23,383,864$18,340,590
2018 2017 2016
Total account assets$15,336,487,503$17,682,266,761$17,608,435,680
Fee-based assets$4,001,194,861$4,555,101,952$4,134,628,629
Total account assets: Other$11,335,292,642$13,127,164,809$13,473,807,051
Average assets per rep$32,492,558$32,684,412$33,349,310

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