Independent Financial Group LLC

Independent Financial Group LLC

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12671 High Bluff Drive Suite 200

San Diego, CA 92130

(858) 436-3180

ifgsd.com

Clearing firm: Pershing LLC

No. advisers: 620

No. franchises: 365

AUM: $26,955,500,000

Year founded: 2003

Year end: Dec. 31

No. of retail offices: 358

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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?

For More Information

CEOJoe H. Miller, Scott Heising, David A. Fischer
Top ExecutiveScott Heising
Recruiting ContactDavid A. Fischer
(800) 269-1903
E-mail
Compliance ContactSarah Kreisman
(800) 269-1903
E-mail
Marketing ContactDavid A. Fischer
(800) 269-1903
E-mail
Technology Operations ContactJenna Casselberry
(800) 269-1903
E-mail

Recruitment & Staffing

2018 2017 2016
No. of reps620625588
No. of producing reps540550508
No. of reps producing $100K-$499K /year256220212

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2018 2017 2016
Total revenues$174,207,800$139,275,200$122,878,000
Commission revenues$89,474,900$77,317,000$70,903,100
Fee revenues$73,559,400$51,060,700$41,956,300
Total revenues: Other$11,173,500$10,897,500$10,018,600
2018 2017 2016
Total account assets$26,955,500,000$18,727,243,900$16,558,625,000
Fee-based assets$6,837,566,000$5,647,222,000$4,633,461,000
Total account assets: Other$20,117,934,000$13,080,021,900$11,925,164,000
Average assets per rep$43,476,613$29,963,590$28,160,927
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 applicationAccess to client holdings and activity

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Top independent broker-dealers ranked by revenue

April 21, 2018 - Firm 2017 % revenue ($M) % change vs. 2016 2017 commission revenue ($M) % change vs. 2016 2017 fee revenue ($M) % change vs. 2016 2017 other revenue ($M) % change vs. 2016 1 LPL Financial $4,281.50 5.70% $1,670.80 -3.80% $1,409.20 9.30% $1,201.40 17.50%...

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