Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc.

Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc.

A subsidiary of AUSA Holding Co., an Aegon company

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570 Carillon Parkway

St. Petersburg, FL 33716

770-248-3271

www.tfaconnect.com/

Clearing firm: Pershing LLC

No. advisers: 3,478

No. franchises: 379

Year founded: 1984

Year end: Dec. 31

No. of retail offices: 480

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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
  • 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?

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Top ExecutiveGeorge Chuang
Recruiting ContactMatt Chambers
801 372 6797
E-mail
Compliance ContactBrad Mullikin
770-248-3491
E-mail
Marketing ContactMatt Chambers
801 372 6797
E-mail
Technology Operations ContactDan S Trivers
770-447-7425
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Recruitment & Staffing

2018 2017 2016
No. of reps3,4503,3643,302
No. of producing reps3,3443,2413,184
No. of reps producing $100K-$499K /year000
2017 2016 2015
Total revenues$93,818,089$133,321,9140
Commission revenues$74,059,359$90,690,9940
Fee revenues$14,642,195$32,965,3300
Total revenues: Other$5,116,535$9,665,5900
2017 2016 2015
Total account assets$10,033,598,581$11,167,029,4070
Fee-based assets$1,137,080,289$1,057,731,7150
Total account assets: Other$8,896,518,292$10,109,297,6920
Average assets per rep$2,982,639$3,381,8990
Social Media & Mobile
Allows advisers to use social mediaY
Social media sites allowedFacebook
LinkedIn
Twitter
Dedicated mobile application for advisers?Y
Primary purpose of mobile applicationCommunications

Transamerica entities to pay $97 million to investors over model portfolio snafus

August 27, 2018 - Four Transamerica Corp. related businesses were ordered to pay $97.6 million in penalties and disgorgement to retail investors on Monday by the Securities and Exchange Commission for misconduct related to faulty investment models. According to the SEC's...

Former Transamerica broker assistant barred for forging customer signature

May 31, 2018 - The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. has barred a brokerage assistant formerly employed by Transamerica Financial Advisors for signing a customer's name on forms and documents in connection with an account transfer. The assistant, Francis...

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Advisers on the Move, third quarter recap

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Transamerica loses $1 billion team to Kestra Financial

July 29, 2016 - A team of advisers with nearly $1 billion in client assets has left Transamerica Financial Advisors Inc. to join Kestra Financial Inc. The Wiser Financial Group, based in Kalamazoo, Mich., specializes in retirement, wealth management, risk management...

What the Apple-FBI feud means for financial advisers and privacy rights

March 4, 2016 - Apple's standoff with the FBI, which is trying to force the technology giant to provide access to a locked iPhone at the heart of the mass shooting probe in California, has prompted a discussion in the financial services industry over how far regulators...

Independent broker-dealers facing a number of looming regulatory changes

January 24, 2016 - Independent broker-dealers are facing a number of regulatory changes over the coming 12 to 24 months that could divide the industry into winners and losers — firms that will be able to adapt and become stronger and those that won't and might fall by...

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