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Firm Reps ▼$100K-$499K reps$500K+ repsAvg. annual payoutEmployeesCFPs
1Lincoln Financial Network8,8850007360
2MML Investors Services, LLC4,43666587$74,8622020
3Cambridge Investment Research Inc.3,7381,290279$244,238712763
4Securities America Inc.2,209832230$207,177587646
5Commonwealth Financial Network2,092949630$461,217803728
6Royal Alliance Associates Inc.1,795627204$244,5542140
7Kestra Financial1,712458217$247,581241283
8SagePoint Financial Inc.1,439580110$185,3961800
9Ameritas Investment Corp.1,36323357$80,2211150
10INVEST Financial Corp.1,27845595$193,0001720
11FSC Securities Corp.1,170407119$226,7931370
12Triad Advisors LLC80536775$288,73677207
13Sigma Financial Corp.64925317$139,81810594
14Investacorp Inc.54615622$199,4807595
15J.W. Cole Financial Inc.47527266$227,5465764
16Parkland Securities, LLC47110811$112,46410529
17Securities Service Network Inc.43115256$264,00060116
18Kovack Securities, Inc.40520150$176,7086868
19Crown Capital Securities L.P.35712114$114,9332678
20Calton & Associates Inc.320
21LaSalle St. Securities LLC31515525$185,0002830
22Berthel Fisher & Co. Financial Services Inc.307
23Geneos Wealth Management Inc.25616069$408,04250105
24CFD Investments Inc.2196010$135,4694321
25Securities Management and Research214
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