Recruitment & Staffing
|No. of reps||1,189||1,936||1,739|
|No. of producing reps||—||1,104||1,024|
|No. of reps producing $100K-$499K /year||—||538||565|
|Total revenues: Other||$44,557,295||$25,333,000||$21,065,000|
|Total account assets||$38,561,709,597||$31,692,005,811||$29,636,300,000|
|Total account assets: Other||$29,896,190,659||$25,214,326,855||$24,567,234,276|
|Average assets per rep||$19,918,238||$18,224,270||$24,292,049|
|Social Media & Mobile|
|Allows advisers to use social media||Y|
|Social media sites allowed||Facebook|
|Dedicated mobile application for advisers?||Y|
|Primary purpose of mobile application||Client and contact management. Also have mobile solution for account opening and VA straight through processing.|
October 11, 2018 - Another life insurance company is dumping its independent broker-dealer, with Allianz Life Insurance Co. of North America saying on Thursday it was leaving the retail broker-dealer and RIA businesses. Advisers with Allianz's Questar Capital Corp., the...
August 24, 2018 - GPB Capital Holdings will overhaul and restate the 2015 and 2016 financial statements of certain funds as part of its accounting review, according to letters sent to broker-dealers. Last week, InvestmentNews reported that GPB Capital Holdings, a leading...
August 17, 2018 - A leading seller of high-risk, high-commission private placements, GPB Capital Holdings, with $1.8 billion in investor money, will take a break from raising new money to focus on straightening out the accounting and financial statements of its two large...
August 8, 2018 - Life Wealth Principles, which oversees $312 million in assets in Golden, Colo., and National Financial Advisors, which oversees $66 million in assets in Denver, have affiliated with Woodbury Financial Services. Life Wealth Principles, headed by Mitch...
July 25, 2018 - The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. has censured four broker-dealers of Advisor Group and four National Planning B-Ds for poor supervision of variable annuity exchanges, fining them a total of almost $2.7 million. The individual broker-dealers...
July 11, 2018 - One of the current leading sellers of illiquid, high-commission alternative investments through independent broker-dealers, GPB Capital Holdings, has yet to file financial statements with the Securities and Exchange Commission for two of its largest funds,...
June 26, 2018 - A Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. arbitration panel has ruled that Woodbury Financial Services must pay $970,107.21 in compensatory damages and $121,468 in interest to two clients as a result of the firm's failure to supervise a former broker....
April 10, 2018 - Yet another broker-dealer is taking a stab at working with bank brokers, as Woodbury Financial Services on Tuesday said it had acquired $10 billion in brokerage and advisory assets from Capital One Financial Corp. The deal, terms of which were not disclosed,...
April 10, 2018 - Woodbury Financial Services, part of the Advisor Group, is buying Capital One Investing's $10 billion investment management and brokerage division. Capital One's advisers will join Woodbury's roster of affiliated independent advisers and get access to...
January 23, 2018 - The Advisor Group, the Phoenix, Ariz.-based parent of four independent broker-dealers, said that recruited a record 614 advisers last year. The firm, which consists of FSC Securities Corporation, Royal Alliance Associates, SagePoint Financial and Woodbury...
- N/A = Not available
- N/D = Not disclosed
- — = Information not available or not disclosed
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