About LPL Financial LLC
LPL Financial LLC
#1 Independent broker/dealer in the nation*
LPL Financial LLC was formed in 1989 through the merger of two small but successful brokerage firms, Linsco (established in 1968) and Private Ledger (founded in 1973). Today, LPL Financial LLC is America’s No. 1 independent brokerage firm* – with more than 11,000 financial advisors, based in more than 4,500 branch offices nationwide.
LPL Financial LLC’s rise to prominence has been driven by a commitment to independence, excellence and the simple premise that achieving your financial goals requires:
- Solid, unbiased advice
- Meaningful, timely information and research
- Easy access to value-added investments and services
- Unparalleled customer service
Your LPL Financial LLC Financial Advisor can deliver all of these to you, thanks to support from LPL Financial LLC’s technology, our comprehensive training programs and our dedicated personnel.
As LPL Financial LLC moves into our fourth decade, we remain committed to leading the independent brokerage business. We continue to set the highest standards in every aspect of supporting our advisors so that they may help you realize a new standard for your financial future.
Setting a Higher Standard for Unbiased Financial Advice
LPL Financial LLC markets no products of its own, so LPL Financial LLC advisers concentrate their energies on understanding your individual financial goals and offering objective strategies to help address the challenges of wealth accumulation, management and preservation.
Leveraging Independent Research
LPL Financial LLC financial advisers receive guidance and recommendations from a team of seasoned investment professionals and enjoy instant access to leading information and resources. With no investment banking relationships, LPL Research provides unbiased, client-centered analysis of the capital markets and their underlying securities.
Capitalizing on Technology
LPL Financial LLC has revolutionized the way financial information is delivered and provides advisers with a solid, state-of-the-art technology platform dedicated to your success.
LPL Financial LLC remains committed to leading the indepedent brokerage industry. We continue to set the high standards in every aspect of supporting our advisers so they can help you realize a new standard for your financial future.
- LPL Financial LLC has been the number one independent broker dealer in the nation for thirteen consecutive years*
- Over 12,026 affiliated financial advisors
- Service to over 700 financial institutions
- Over 2,500 staff in dual headquarters in Boston, San Diego and Charlotte
- $110.8 billion in advisory assets as of 12/31/11
*Based on total revenues, as reported in Financial Planning Magazine, June 1996-2011