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Firm Total assets ▼
1LPL Financial LLC$615,135,061,884
2Raymond James Financial Services Inc.$298,581,835,939
3MML Investors Services, LLC$224,800,000,000
4Commonwealth Financial Network$156,000,000,000
5AXA Advisors LLC$136,600,420,000
6Northwestern Mutual Investment Services$125,118,600,000
7Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network$104,735,000,000
8Cambridge Investment Research Inc.$94,244,000,000
9Cetera Advisor Networks$90,354,186,474
10Securities America Inc.$86,850,000,000
11Kestra Financial, Inc$75,838,884,141
12Royal Alliance Associates Inc.$66,590,310,633
13Signator Investors Inc.$61,430,005,801
14Waddell & Reed Financial Advisors$56,732,721,709
15Voya Financial Advisors Inc.$50,806,920,756
16SagePoint Financial Inc.$45,705,419,397
17Cetera Advisors$41,178,677,342
18Principal Securities, Inc. (fka Princor Financial Services Corp.)$39,193,157,067
19FSC Securities Corp.$38,799,193,832
20Woodbury Financial Services$38,561,709,597
21Cetera Financial Institutions$37,731,635,643
22M Holdings Securities Inc. (M Securities)$36,500,000,000
23Lincoln Investment Planning, LLC$35,915,600,000
24Securian Financial Services Inc.$35,459,459,493
25First Allied Securities, Inc.$31,696,838,378
26Lincoln Financial Network$28,582,000,000
27Triad Advisors LLC$26,154,368,247
28American Portfolios Financial Services Inc.$24,648,634,956
29Cadaret, Grant & Co. Inc.$22,791,631,929
30Cetera Financial Specialists$22,486,365,758
31CUNA Brokerage Services Inc.$21,795,734,262
32Ameritas Investment Corp.$21,500,000,000
33Independent Financial Group LLC$18,727,243,900
34Summit Brokerage Services, Inc.$17,682,266,761
35J.W. Cole Financial Inc.$17,377,010,500
36Sigma Financial Corp.$17,020,000,000
37H. Beck Inc.$15,346,718,000
38United Planners Financial Services$14,874,608,941
39Investacorp Inc.$14,847,000,000
40Securities Service Network Inc.$14,070,440,311
41Questar Capital Corp.$13,273,694,700
42Geneos Wealth Management Inc.$11,772,646,375
43Kovack Securities, Inc.$10,615,000,000
44The O.N. Equity Sales Co.$10,193,197,110
45Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc.$10,033,598,581
46PlanMember Securities Corp.$10,000,000,000
47Harbour Investments Inc.$9,481,500,000
48Parkland Securities, LLC$7,483,192,000
49Prospera Financial Services Inc.$7,056,448,234
50The Investment Center Inc.$6,300,000,000
51The Strategic Financial Alliance Inc.$4,908,288,000
52CFD Investments Inc.$4,597,024,887
53David A. Noyes & Company$4,200,000,000
54ProEquities Inc.$3,511,292,657
55SCF Securities Inc.$2,977,877,259
56Founders Financial Securities, LLC$2,799,940,652
57Trustmont Financial Group Inc.$2,118,400,000
58Fortune Financial Services, Inc.$2,019,606,666
59Nationwide Planning Associates, Inc.$1,882,823,314
60Leaders Group$1,295,218,609
61Crown Capital Securities L.P.$1,125,524,682
62Arete Wealth Management$1,119,570,599
63LaSalle St. Securities LLC$915,000,000
64Infinity Financial Services $517,163,004
65Veritas Independent Partners$85,814,307
66Kalos Capital Inc.0
67Ameriprise Financial Services Inc.0
68Centaurus Financial Inc.0
69Spire Investment Partners LLC0
70Capital Investment Co.0
71Synergy Investment Group
72Park Avenue Securities LLC
73Leonard & Co.
74MetLife Inc.
75New England Securities Inc.
76Tower Square Securities Inc.
77Walnut Street Securities Inc.
78Wunderlich Securities Inc.
79Broker Dealer Financial Services Corp.
80Foothill Securities Inc.
81Hornor Townsend & Kent Inc.
82Quest Capital Strategies Inc.
83WRP Investments Inc.
84Berthel Fisher & Co. Financial Services Inc.
85BCG Securities, Inc.
86National Securities Corp. & Affiliates
87vFinance Investments Inc.
88Wall Street Access
89Cantella & Co. Inc.
90TFS Securities Inc.
91KMS Financial Services, Inc.
92Protected Investors of America Inc.
93NEXT Financial Group Inc.
94SII Investments Inc.
95National Planning Corporation (NPC)
96SA Stone
97Financial Telesis Inc.
98First Republic Securities Co.
99Financial Services International Corp.
100Quincy Cass Associates Inc.
101Packerland Brokerage Services Inc.
102Investment Centers of America Inc.
103INVEST Financial Corp.
104D.A. Davidson & Co.
105Williams Financial Group
106Finance 500 Inc.
107Foresters Equity Services Inc.
108ING Advisor Network Inc.
109Ausdal Financial Partners
110HD Vest Investment Services
111GBS Financial Corp.
112Harbor Financial Services LLC
113TriCor Financial LLC
114Equity Services Inc.
115Cutter & Co. Inc.
116Calton & Associates Inc.
117St. Bernard Financial Services Inc.
118Bernardi Securities Inc.
119Allstate Financial Services LLC
120Correll Co. Investment Services Corp.
121Securities Management and Research
122World Capital Brokerage, Inc
123Coordinated Capital Securities Inc.
124Century Securities Associates Inc.
125Schwab Independent Branch Services (Franchise)
126Edward Jones
127Capital Analysts Inc.
128Hilltop Securities Independent Network Inc.
129Bolton Global Capital
130LifeMark Securities Corp.

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