Cambridge Investment Research Inc.
1776 Pleasant Plain Road
Fairfield, IA 52556
Clearing firm: National Financial Services LLC, Pershing LLC
No. advisers: 3,956
No. franchises: 2,067
Year founded: 1981
Year end: Dec. 31
No. of retail offices: 2,149
Recruitment & Staffing
|No. of reps||3,956||3,738||3,495|
|No. of producing reps||3,175||3,005||2,821|
|No. of reps producing $100K-$499K /year||1,369||1,290||1,186|
|Total revenues: Other||$91,779,037||$82,086,994||$81,159,448|
|Total account assets||$94,244,000,000||$78,508,000,000||$69,560,000,000|
|Total account assets: Other||$43,480,000,000||$36,977,000,000||$31,685,000,000|
|Average assets per rep||$23,823,054||$21,002,675||$19,902,718|
|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||—|
January 26, 2019 - After working for more than 25 years in the securities industry, first as a broker and then as a hybrid adviser, Nathan Bachrach dropped his Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. registration in 2012 and became a fee-only adviser. Mr. Bachrach...
November 13, 2018 - Commonwealth Financial Network, already a major independent broker-dealer, intends to broaden its business by setting up a parallel business for registered investment advisers. Commonwealth has already seen at least 75 of its 1,800 reps shift their business...
October 24, 2018 - Brennan Asset Management Group, a hybrid with $300 million of client assets across brokerage, advisory and retirement plan accounts, is leaving Cetera Financial Group for LPL Financial. The firm was founded in 1986 by Bob Brennan, a former professional...
October 18, 2018 - LPL Financial said on Thursday that a large, 14-person team in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, with $520 million in client assets recently left Cambridge Investment Research Inc. to join LPL. Premier Investments of Iowa is led by Jeff Johnston, president, and Brock...
October 16, 2018 - Janney has landed a four-member team from Wells Fargo Advisors. The team, which has more than 50 years in combined industry experience, managed over $239 million in client assets. Called KSF Wealth of Janney Montgomery Scott, the team of advisers joins...
August 20, 2018 - The consolidation of the brokerage industry continues, and in the latest deal Cambridge Investment Research Inc., one of the largest independent contractor firms, said on Monday it had acquired Broker Dealer Financial Services Corp., a mid-sized firm...
August 18, 2018 - Has Trust Company of America hitched its wagon to a star or turned its back on loyal clients? It depends on whom you ask. Either way, the $275 million acquisition in April of TCA by discount broker ETrade has the custodian world buzzing. In one corner...
August 16, 2018 - The death of traditional wirehouses that's predicted periodically by industry experts is greatly exaggerated. Wirehouse advisers â€” those housed in the wealth management divisions of Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, UBS and Wells Fargo â€” stay because...
- N/A = Not available
- N/D = Not disclosed
- — = Information not available or not disclosed
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