Advisor Group Announces Completion of Merger with Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services to Create Industry’s Largest Network of Wealth Management Firms
February 14, 2020 | Press Releases
PHOENIX, Feb. 14, 2020 – Advisor Group, the nation's largest network of independent wealth management firms, today announced the successful completion of its merger agreement with Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc., a diversified financial services company based in Miami that includes five independent advisory and brokerage firms, including Securities America.
The closing of this transaction augments Advisor Group's industry leadership, with the expanded company encompassing about 11,300 financial advisors and over $450 billion in client assets. Advisor Group is committed to a multi-brand network model that delivers the advantages of industry-leading scale and resources through familiar relationship managers, a unique sense of community and a personalized approach to service, which will further empower advisors to do their best for their clients.
Jamie Price, CEO and President of Advisor Group, commented, "The closing is a testament to the strength of both companies' management teams, the quality and early engagement of our advisor communitiesRead More
February 05, 2020 | Announcements
Securities America and Securities America Advisors welcome Ralph “Kirk” Teppe, CFF®! Kirk, owner of Teppe Financial Services in West Chester, Ohio, oversees more than $17 million in total client assets. A 30-year financial industry veteran, he today serves individuals, families, small businesses and retirees.
A Certified Financial Fiduciary, Kirk stresses that his clients’ best interests and their financial futures are his primary concern.Read More
February 04, 2020 | Announcements
Securities America welcomes Scott Werdebaugh, founder of Integrity Financial Planning in Morgantown, West Virginia. Scott has more than 20 years’ experience in the financial industry and oversees more than $21 million in total client assets.
Scott is dedicated to developing lifelong relationships with his clients and facilitates the pursuit of their financial goals and dreams. He consults with his clients on retirement and generational wealth planning, estate planning, college savings planning, long term care planning, investing and insurance. Scott also assists business owners in personal planning and company benefit packages. In addition to his Series 7 & 66 licenses, he is a registered advisor for Securities America Advisors and maintains his life & health insurance license.
Scott is a founding member of the Mountaineer ChapterRead More
January 24, 2020 | Media Mentions
This is the second year of ThinkAdvisor's Top Women in WealthTech recognition program. Janet Levaux talks with Doreen Griffith, executive vice president and chief information officer of Securities America, and one of only 15 female leaders honored for their work in wealth-management technology and innovation in financial services.Read More
January 09, 2020 | Announcements
Securities America welcomes Jeremiah Seagle! The Virginia-based independent financial advisor oversees $69 million in total client assets. Jeremiah was referred by independent financial advisor Dean Anninos and affiliates with Securities America through Investor Securities Group, Inc. in Hampton, Virginia.Read More
January 07, 2020 | Announcements
Securities America and Securities America Advisors welcome Kimberly “Kim” Rule of Garland, Texas. Kim joins through Super OSJ Branch Development Partners of Leesburg, Virginia.Read More
December 23, 2019 | Announcements
Securities America and Arbor Point Advisors welcome Matthew “Matt” Brand, AIF®, of Michigan 401(k) Consultants & Private Wealth Management in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.
Matt is an advocate of financial education and since beginning his career in 2001 has delivered dynamic presentations on unique strategies for...Read More
December 19, 2019 | Media Mentions
Goldstein & Associates, a Wisconsin-based wealth management firm with six advisors and $565 in client assets, is joining Arbor Point Advisors, which provides the advisory services of Securities America.
According to Gregg Johnson, the executive vice president of branch office development and acquisitions at Securities America, advisors acquired by Arbor Point have the chance to adopt a hybrid business model by affiliating with Arbor Point and Securities America or can join as an RIA-only advisor with Arbor Point or Securities America Advisors, the company's other corporate RIA; Goldstein & Associates are joining as a hybrid.Read More
December 13, 2019 | Media Mentions
Securities America entered into a strategic alliance with industry veteran David Pintaric to help launch William R. Pintaric & Associates LLC as a Super Office of Supervisory Jurisdiction, Securities America said Tuesday.
The Super-OSJ combines Pintaric’s 33 years of experience in the wealth management industry with the technology, “expertise and resources” of Ladenburg’s largest subsidiary, according to Securities America, which said it had 2,600 independent advisors and about $97 billion in client assets as of Sept. 30.Read More