First Allied Securities, Inc.

First Allied Securities, Inc.

A member of Cetera Financial Group

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655 West Broadway 12th Floor

San Diego, CA 92101

(800) 336-8842

firstallied.com

Clearing firm: Pershing LLC

No. advisers: 755

AUM: $31,696,838,378

Year founded: 1994

Year end: Dec. 31

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  • Securities revenues: Stocks
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  • Securities revenues: ETFs
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  • Alternative revenues: Hedge funds
  • Alternative revenues: Managed futures
  • Alternative revenues: Private placements
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  • Fee-based assets: Clearing firm
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CEOBrett L. Harrison, Kevin Keefe
Recruiting ContactMichael Zuna
619-881-5277
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Michael Murray
619-702-9698
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Compliance ContactDonna L. Bartlett
619-702-9609 
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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

2017 2016 2015
No. of reps755814790
No. of producing reps628692742
No. of reps producing $100K-$499K /year000

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2017 2016 2015
Total revenues$231,450,576$224,607,110$276,643,118
Commission revenues$119,643,394$126,618,390$173,390,008
Fee revenues$75,288,205$67,532,054$73,685,238
Total revenues: Other$36,518,977$30,456,666$29,567,872
2017 2016 2015
Total account assets$31,696,838,378$28,366,634,000$28,113,000,000
Fee-based assets$10,553,596,942$9,015,832,000$7,948,800,000
Total account assets: Other$21,143,241,436$19,350,802,000$20,164,200,000
Average assets per rep$41,982,567$34,848,445$35,586,076

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First Allied rep fired for violating sales policies barred by Finra

June 11, 2018 - The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. has barred former First Allied rep Sean Aaron Brady for failing to respond to two letters requesting information in connection with possible sales violations he may have committed. Mr. Brady, who is no...

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