|Rank||Firm||Website||# of clients||% change vs. 2011||Contact||Phone|
|1||Pershing LLC||pershing.com||831||-0.6%||James T. Crowley, managing director||(201) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|2||National Financial Services LLC||nationalfinancial.com||276||-5.2%||Joe Kelly, head of sales||(617) email@example.com|
|3||J.P. Morgan Clearing Corp.||jpmorgan.com/bds||238||12.8%||Curt Richmond, managing director||(212) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|4||Broadcort & Merrill Lynch Professional Clearing Corp.||broadcort.com||214||-16.1%||Michael Bird, managing director at Broadcort; Gary Yetman, managing director at MLPro||(646) 855-3507; (646) email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org|
|5||RBC Correspondent Services*||rbc-cs.com||180||5.9%||Craig Gordon, director||(612) email@example.com|
|6||Wedbush Securities Inc.||wedbush.com||160||0.0%||Sean Thompson, senior vice president of advanced clearing services||(213) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|7||Southwest Securities Inc.||swsclearing.com||157||-4.8%||Anton Berends, head of clearing services||(214) email@example.com|
|8||Goldman Sachs Execution and Clearing LP**||gsec.com||150||-14.3%||Kyle Czepiel, managing director||(212) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|9||Sterne Agee Clearing Inc.||sterneagee.com||112||1.8%||Dennis Ferguson, vice chairman||(800) email@example.com|
|10||First Clearing LLC||firstclearing.com||90||-3.2%||David L. Williams, managing director||(888) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|11||FirstSouthwest Co.||firstswclearing.com||80||6.7%||Joseph Turk, regional vice president; Paul Bashus, regional vice president||(917) 206-3667; (866) email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org|
|12||Legent Clearing LLC||legentclearing.com||73||-8.8%||Steve Dripchak, vice president of sales||(866) email@example.com|
|13||Raymond James & Associates Inc.||raymondjames.com/clearing||39||2.6%||Robb Combs, director of correspondent services||(727) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|14||LPL Financial Custom Clearing Services||lpl.com||5||-28.6%||David Akellian, executive vice president and head of custom clearing services||(858) 450-9606 ext. email@example.com|
The largest clearing firms for broker-dealers
Ranked by number of broker-dealer clients
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