5. Todd A. Robinson $30M
Robinson, an alumnus of Smith Barney, formed LPL in 1989 through the merger of Linsco Financial Group and Private Ledger Financial Services Inc. In 2005, he sold a 61% stake in the company to two private equity firms. After LPL was created, Robinson turned the reins over to Mark Casady, the company’s current CEO.
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