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About LPL Financial

LPL Financial is one of the leading financial services companies and the largest independent broker/dealer in the nation*. For more than four decades, the firm has served as an enabling partner, supporting financial advisors in their goals of protecting and growing their clients’ wealth. A chief objective of LPL Financial is to reduce the complexity of running a financial services practice so advisors can focus on what they do best which is to help their clients attain their financial goals and fulfill their dreams.

LPL Financial at a glance:

  • Headquarters are in San Diego, Boston and Fort Mills, SC
  • 14,185 Independent Advisors at locations across America
  • $502 billion in assets
  • 3,254 employees
  • Founded in 1989

Thousands of financial advisors nationwide rely on LPL Financial to help meet their clients’ financial needs. They do so by using the firm’s tools and resources that help them discover their clients’ priorities, dreams, and passions; analyze and develop financial plans that support every stage of their clients’ lives; and make product recommendations that put clients on the path to pursuing their goals.

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* As reported in Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2017, based on total revenues.