TD Ameritrade Institutional is a leading provider of comprehensive brokerage and custody services to more than 4,500 fee-based, independent Registered Investment Advisors and their clients. Our advanced technology platform, coupled with personal support from our dedicated service teams, allows investment advisors to grow their businesses more efficiently and effectively, while optimizing time spent with clients. We provide a robust offering of products, programs, and services designed to help advisors build their businesses and help their clients reach their financial goals. Learn more at tdainstitutional.com or call us at 800-934-6124.TD Ameritrade Institutional, Division of TD Ameritrade, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC
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Orion Advisor Services, LLC (Orion) is the premier portfolio accounting service provider for advisors. Our firm has unique insights into the advisory profession because it was founded for investment advisors by an investment advisor in 1999. Orion frees advisors from back-office tedium so they can enjoy their business again by devoting their time and energy to better serving clients. Orion provides the integrated and fully customizable technology solutions that advisors need to help grow their businesses over the long term. The firm’s technology solutions empower more than 1,200 advisory firms with total assets under administration in excess of $500 billion, from more than 1.9 million individual accounts.
Cetera Financial Group (“Cetera”) is a leading network of independent firms empowering the delivery of professional financial advice to individuals, families and company retirement plans across the country through trusted financial advisors and financial institutions. Cetera has re-defined the delivery of financial advice through the establishment of a truly Advice-Centric Experience™ for both advisors and their clients. Cetera is the second-largest independent financial advisor network in the nation by number of advisors, as well as a leading provider of retail services to the investment programs of banks and credit unions.
Through its multiple distinct firms, Cetera offers independent and institutions-based advisors the benefits of a large, established broker-dealer and registered investment adviser, while serving advisors and institutions in a way that is customized to their needs, thus providing a personalized experience for their clients. Among the award-winning advisor support resources offered through Cetera are wealth management and advisory platforms, comprehensive broker-dealer and registered investment adviser services, practice management support and innovative technology. For more information, visit cetera.com.
“Cetera Financial Group” refers to the network of independent retail firms encompassing Cetera Advisors, Cetera Advisor Networks, Cetera Investment Services (marketed as Cetera Financial Institutions), Cetera Financial Specialists, First Allied Securities and Summit Brokerage Services. All firms are members FINRA/SIPC.
DPL Financial Partners is an insurance network for RIAs that brings low-cost, Commission-Free insurance products from some of the nation’s top carriers to fee-only advisors. DPL works as the RIA’s strategic partner to provide solutions designed to deliver value and improve financial outcomes for clients. DPL consultants are product and carrier agnostic.
Envestnet, Inc. (NYSE: ENV) is a leading provider of intelligent systems for wealth management and financial wellness. Envestnet's unified technology enhances advisor productivity and strengthens the wealth management process. Envestnet empowers enterprises and advisors to more fully understand their clients and deliver better outcomes.
Envestnet enables financial advisors to better manage client outcomes and strengthen their practices. Institutional-quality research and advanced portfolio solutions are provided through Envestnet | PMC®. Envestnet | Yodlee is a leading data aggregation and data analytics platform powering dynamic, cloud-based innovation for digital financial services. Envestnet | Tamarac provides leading rebalancing, reporting, and practice management software and Envestnet | Retirement Solutions provides retirement advisors with an integrated platform that combines leading practice management technology, research and due diligence, data aggregation, compliance tools, fiduciary solutions and intelligent managed account solutions.
More than 92,000 advisors and more than 3,500 companies including: 15 of the 20 largest U.S. banks, 43 of the 50 largest wealth management and brokerage firms, over 500 of the largest Registered Investment Advisers, and hundreds of Internet services companies, leverage Envestnet technology and services. Envestnet solutions enhance knowledge of the client, accelerate client on-boarding, improve client digital experiences, and help drive better outcomes for enterprises, advisors, and their clients.
For more information on Envestnet, please visit www.envestnet.com.
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BNY Mellon’s Pershing and its affiliates provide a comprehensive network of global financial business solutions to advisors, broker-dealers, family offices, hedge fund and ’40 Act fund managers, registered investment advisor firms and wealth managers. Many of the world’s most sophisticated and successful financial services firms rely on Pershing for clearing and custody; investment, wealth and retirement solutions; technology and enterprise data management; trading services; prime brokerage and business consulting. Pershing helps clients improve profitability and drive growth, create capacity and efficiency, attract and retain talent, and manage risk and regulation. With a network of 23 offices worldwide, Pershing provides business-to-business solutions to clients representing approximately 7 million investor accounts globally. Pershing LLC (member FINRA, NYSE, SIPC) is a BNY Mellon company.
The Advisor Group network of independent firms is among the largest in the United States. Advisor Group is comprised of FSC Securities Corporation, Royal Alliance Associates, SagePoint Financial, and Woodbury Financial. Our unique firms foster a spirit of entrepreneurship and independence enjoyed by our 5,000 affiliated financial advisors.
Our structure allows us to invest significant resources across our network — resources that any single firm would have difficulty duplicating. The result? Our advisors enjoy access to state-of-the-art technologies, robust regulatory backing, broad-based operational support, and personalized service.
It is our mission to ensure advisors are fully equipped to serve their clients without conflict and with confidence in a changing financial services landscape. Advisor Group champions the enduring value espoused by financial advisors and is committed to being in their corner every step of the way.
For more information, please visit www.advisorgroup.com.
As the industry’s leading custodian for independent registered investment advisors (RIAs), Schwab Advisor Services is dedicated to helping advisors achieve their business goals. For more than 30 years we have supported firms of all types and sizes and earned the trust of over 7,500 advisors. Visit advisorservices.schwab.com. Schwab Advisor Services serves independent investment advisors and includes the custody, trading, and support services of Schwab.
Eaton Vance Corp. (NYSE: EV) provides advanced investment strategies and wealth management solutions to forward-thinking investors around the world. Through principal investment affiliates Eaton Vance, Parametric, Atlanta Capital, Hexavest and Calvert, the Company offers a diversity of investment approaches, encompassing bottom-up and top-down fundamental active management, responsible investing, systematic investing and customized implementation of clients specified portfolio exposures. As of December 31, 2018, Eaton Vance had consolidated assets under management of $423.1 billion. Exemplary service, timely innovation and attractive returns across market cycles have been hallmarks of Eaton Vance since 1924. For more information, visit eatonvance.com.
Fidelity Clearing & Custody Solutions® provides a comprehensive clearing and custody platform, brokerage services, trading capabilities and practice management and consulting to registered investment advisors (RIAs), including strategic acquirers and professional asset managers, as well as retirement recordkeepers, broker-dealer firms, and banks. The goal of Fidelity Clearing & Custody Solutions® is to help clients ensure that they are always future-ready by providing knowledgeable consulting, exceptional people and transformative technology. For more information about Fidelity’s services, please visit https://clearingcustody.fidelity.com/
HighTower is an elite community of independent-minded financial advisors you can trust. All HighTower advisors are fiduciaries, meaning they have a legal obligation to act in the client’s best interests. Our advisors provide financial advice with a soul, getting to know the families they serve in order to help build better lifestyles, achieve specific goals and create long-term stewards of wealth. By combining radical transparency, integrity and sophistication, we are reshaping the financial services industry from the inside out.
For more than 140 years, Prudential Financial has helped individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. We are known for delivering on our promises to our customers, and are recognized as a trusted brand and one of the world’s most admired companies. With operations in the United States, Asia, Europe and Latin America, we provide customers with a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds and investment management. We strive to create long-term value for our stakeholders through strong business fundamentals, consistent with our mission guided by our vision and directed by our company's core values.
An integral part of the Prudential Financial tradition since 1923, Prudential Retirement delivers retirement plan solutions for public, private, and nonprofit organizations. Our services include state-of-the-art recordkeeping, administrative services, investment and risk management, comprehensive employee communications, and trustee services.
Solutions provided by Prudential Retirement include Defined Contribution, Defined Benefit, and non-qualified plans, in-plan guaranteed retirement income, investments including target date funds and stable value, and pension risk transfer strategies.
Founded in 1962 and a public company since 1983, Raymond James Financial, Inc. is a Florida-based diversified holding company providing financial services to individuals, corporations and municipalities through its subsidiary companies engaged primarily in investment and financial planning, in addition to capital markets and asset management. The firm's stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (RJF).
Through its three broker/dealer subsidiaries, Raymond James Financial has approximately 7,200 financial advisors serving in excess of 3 million client accounts in more than 2,900 locations throughout the United States, Canada and overseas. Total client assets are approximately $643 billion.
Raymond James has been recognized nationally for its community support and corporate philanthropy. The company has been ranked as one of the best in the country in customer service, as a great place to work and as a national leader in support of the arts.
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