Arete Wealth Management

Arete Wealth Management


1101 W Lake St., First Floor

Chicago, IL 60607

(312) 940-3684

Clearing firm: National Financial Services LLC

No. advisers: 144

No. franchises: 28

AUM: $1,231,318,238

Year founded: 2007

Year end: Dec. 31

No. of retail offices: 33

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  • 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
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  • 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
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For More Information

CEOJoshua Rogers
Recruiting ContactJoshua Rogers
(312) 940-3684

Tim Snodgrass
Compliance ContactBob Chung
(312) 940-3684
Marketing ContactNate Moster
(513) 240-9241
Technology Operations ContactHeidi Flanagan
(312) 940-3684

Recruitment & Staffing

2018 2017 2016
No. of reps144112106
No. of producing reps968481
No. of reps producing $100K-$499K /year313130

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2018 2017 2016
Total revenues$30,085,805$25,796,981$16,268,669
Commission revenues$11,715,759$11,261,480$8,222,985
Fee revenues$10,362,588$8,250,558$6,179,551
Total revenues: Other$8,007,458$6,284,943$1,866,133
2018 2017 2016
Total account assets$1,231,318,238$1,119,570,599$808,323,356
Fee-based assets$1,231,318,238$1,119,570,599$808,323,356
Total account assets: Other000
Average assets per rep$8,550,821$9,996,166$7,625,692
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