April 13, 2020 | Press Releases
Advisor Group, the nation’s largest network of independent wealth management firms, and Securities America today announced the successful recruitment of 20/20 Wealth Management Group, a hybrid financial advisory practice based in Auburn, Ala. with more than $120 million in total client assets. The practice has affiliated with Securities America through one of its corporate RIAs, Arbor Point Advisors, as well as through Bay View Capital Advisory Group, a Super-OSJ based in St. Petersburg, Fla.Read More
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
December 12, 2019 | Press Releases
Securities America today announced that Goldstein & Associates, an independent wealth management firm based in Wisconsin, has joined its platform through one of Securities America’s corporate RIAs, Arbor Point Advisors.
Led by founder and CEO Jon Goldstein, Goldstein & Associates’ six-advisor team has $565 million in total client assets. Mr. Goldstein heads the firm’s Middleton, Wisconsin headquarters, while its Lake Geneva, Wisconsin office is led by advisor David Sharpe. The firm‘s producing advisors include Goldstein, Sharpe, Adam Peters, Lisa Spadoni, Amanda Gausewitz and Kyle Kerkenbush.
Mr. Goldstein said: “In deciding to affiliate with Arbor Point Advisors and Securities America, it was clear that we share the same core philosophies. The number one reason we made this decision was our commitment to our clients.Read More
November 26, 2019 | Press Releases
Securities America today announced a strategic alliance with 33-year wealth management industry veteran David Pintaric that will combine Mr. Pintaric’s deep experience and industry background with Securities America’s technology, expertise and resources in a unified effort to launch Mr. Pintaric’s newly formed Super-OSJ, William R. Pintaric & Associates LLC.
Under the new Super-OSJ’s growth strategy, Mr. Pintaric will work with Securities America’s recruiting team and leverage his own extensive industry contacts in hopes of recruiting new advisors to the firm. Securities America will also utilize its considerable experience helping OSJs in their brand-building efforts to assist Mr. Pintaric in developing his new brand and raising his profile on social media platforms.Read More
Advisor Group and Ladenburg Thalmann Announce Merger to Create A Wealth Management Industry Leader with Nearly 11,500 Financial Advisors and Over $450 Billion In Client Assets
November 25, 2019 | Press Releases
PHOENIX, Nov. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Advisor Group, one of the nation's largest networks of independent wealth management firms, and Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (NYSE American: LTS, LTS PrA, LTSL, LTSF, LTSK, LTSH) ("Ladenburg"), a publicly-traded diversified financial services company, today announced that both companies have entered into a definitive merger agreement to join the two companies.
Under the terms of the transaction, Ladenburg has agreed to be acquired by Advisor Group...Read More
October 08, 2019 | Press Releases
Securities America, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (NYSE American: LTS, LTS PrA, LTSL, LTSF, LTSK, LTSH), today announced that it has successfully recruited Knight Investments Group, Inc., an independent wealth management practice in Russellville, Ark. with approximately $160 million in total client assets, to its platform.Read More
Securities America Recruits Pennsylvania-Based Advisory Group with $182 Million in Total Client Assets
July 18, 2019 | Press Releases
Nittany Brokerage Financial to benefit from Ladenburg's largest subsidiary’s stability, strong technology platform and support for both succession planning and practice acquisitions.Read More
May 23, 2019 | Press Releases
Securities America has recruited Miller & Hurt Wealth Advisors, Hill & Associates, and Duprez Financial. The three advisory practices bring approximately $245 million in client assets.Read More
April 23, 2019 | Press Releases
Securities America has recruited a group of six advisors with over $200 million in total client assets. The Rochester, New York-based group, which includes Meliora Wealth Management and Allied Financial Partners, is affiliating with Securities America through Evolution Financial Advisors, a Victor, N.Y.-based Super-OSJ with total client assets of more than $2.6 billion.Read More
March 21, 2019 | Press Releases
Securities America recruits Syntegra Private Wealth Group, a St. Louis-area group of hybrid advisors with $459 million in total client assets.Read More