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At Securities America, we pride ourselves on providing exceptional service. That means we focus on doing business in a friendly, efficient and effective way, and our work ethic drives us to go that extra mile to ensure the expectations of our advisors and their clients are being met.

With more than 2,500 financial professionals nationwide, everything we do revolves around helping them deliver the best financial products, services and financial counsel to their clients. 

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Featured News

  • 11 Advisors Pick Securities America Over Preferred Affiliation Deal

    March 15, 2019 | Media Mentions

    It was “heartbreaking” for John Lanzetta to leave his longtime independent broker-dealer after an acquisition deal — but he says he chose another he sees as less likely to change hands in the future.

    Lanzetta of Quakertown, Pennsylvania-based LifeSpan Financial Associates and the 10 other advisors of his office of supervisory jurisdiction picked Securities America over Woodbury Financial Services after Questar Capital and Woodbury’s parent firms agreed to a preferred affiliation deal in October.

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  • Securities America Recruits the Lanzetta Group

    March 12, 2019 | Press Releases

    Securities America recruits the Lanzetta Group, a Philadelphia Metro-based super-OSJ with 11 advisors and $175 million in total client assets.

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  • Top Four Ways Firms Can Drive Professional Success for Next-Gen Financial Advisors

    March 11, 2019 | Media Mentions

    With a wave of advisor retirements expected to occur over the next decade, the question of how to find and empower the next generation of successful advisors is top-of-mind for industry leaders. Janine Wertheim, president of Securities America Advisors and chief marketing officer of Securities America and Jeff Sietstra, practice management manager for Securities America provide four key steps to identify the next generation of advisors and help them succeed

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  • Securities America Names Nicholas McEvoy Branch Office Development Regional Director

    March 05, 2019 | Announcements

    Nick McEvoy has joined Securities America as a regional director of Branch Office Development.

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  • 18 Future Financial Advisors Attend ELEVATE

    February 14, 2019 | Media Mentions

    Ladenburg Thalmann and its five independent advisory and brokerage firm subsidiaries sponsored Link to the Future (LTTF) at the January Ladenburg ELEVATE Advisory Symposium in Nashville, Tennessee. The LTTF program provides scholarships to enable university students who are majoring in business and interested in finance to attend the conference and gain knowledge from experienced advisors and industry leaders.

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  • Ladenburg IBDs aim growth plans at RIAs

    January 31, 2019 | Media Mentions

    Helping the firm’s advisors purchase RIAs and recruit new ones into the profession served as the main motivating factors for the firm’s fee-only offering, according to Nagengast. If advisors “want to acquire an RIA-only practice,” they “should be able to bring that into the family,” he says, arguing that the firm is creating “an easier track to get young people into the business” by enabling practices to hire advisors who don’t have Series 6 or 7 licenses. “It is really about growth and flexibility,” he added.

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