Kovack Securities, Inc.

Kovack Securities, Inc.

A subsidiary of Kovack Financial Companies

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6451 N. Federal Highway Ste #1201

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

(866) 564-6574

joinksi.com

Clearing firm: Fidelity Clearing and Custody Solutions, National Financial Services LLC, Pershing LLC

No. advisers: 395

No. franchises: 330

Year founded: 1997

Year end: Dec. 31

No. of retail offices: 405

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  • 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
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  • 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
  • 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
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CEORonald J. Kovack
Top ExecutiveBrian J. Kovack, Esq.
Recruiting ContactCarlo A. Bidone
(954) 670-0616
E-mail
Compliance ContactMelinda Wolfe
(954) 782-4771
E-mail
Marketing ContactMindy Marble
(954) 782-4771
E-mail
Technology Operations ContactJames Chris Mills
(954) 782-4771
E-mail

Recruitment & Staffing

2018 2017 2016
No. of reps410415405
No. of producing reps405395370
No. of reps producing $100K-$499K /year240224201

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2017 2016 2015
Total revenues$74,590,000$65,382,000$67,106,230
Commission revenues$37,274,974$37,223,481$43,220,230
Fee revenues$32,508,076$28,158,519$23,886,000
Total revenues: Other$4,806,95000
2017 2016 2015
Total account assets$10,615,000,000$8,264,950,000$7,619,151,200
Fee-based assets$4,182,500,000$3,128,704,000$2,382,701,200
Total account assets: Other$6,432,500,000$5,136,246,000$5,236,450,000
Average assets per rep$25,578,313$20,407,284$18,359,400

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