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Bruce Kelly

Senior Columnist

Bruce Kelly

A former middle school and high school English teacher, Bruce Kelly started at InvestmentNews in 2000 as the brokerage reporter after a two-year stint at sister publication Pensions & Investments. He writes a bi-weekly, award winning column, On Advice, and covers the independent broker-dealer industry.

Recent Articles

Sales woes at Cole Capital lead to further exodus of talent

Apr 1, 2015

Two dozen wholesalers and account executives have left, with the lion's share joining a rival nontraded REIT wholesaler

SEC drops investigation of Inland American but giant REIT raises new questions over fees

Mar 31, 2015

The giant nontraded real estate investment trust, with $7.5 billion in total assets at the end of 2014, received a clean bill of health but joined a lawsuit against former business partners

Royal Alliance acquires small independent B-D

Mar 23, 2015

Formerly known as First Midwest Securities, the IBD has 33 advisers and $600 million under management

LPL cuts cash bonuses for top three executives in 2014

Mar 23, 2015

CEO Mark Casady takes biggest hit; $1.5M bonus is down 41% from previous year

Five broker-dealer execs no longer at Cetera

Mar 19, 2015

Top managers at First Allied and J.P. Turner have left the firm

RCAP closes another independent B-D deal

Mar 19, 2015

Completes purchase of Girard Securities, the second independent broker-dealer acquisition in as many weeks

RCAP back on acquisition trail

Mar 12, 2015

Schorsch-controlled B-D holding company closes VSR deal

CNL Lifestyle Properties REIT suffers another sharp drop in value

Mar 12, 2015

Ski and mountain resort owner declines 24% in 12-month period; now at $5.20 per share

ARCP names new CEO

Mar 10, 2015

Industry veteran Glenn Rufrano to take over April 1

As fund-raising dries up at ARCP's Cole Capital, senior executives head for the door

Mar 9, 2015

Team goes to rival Griffin Capital Securities after disappointing month

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