Developing Young Talent

Developing Young Talent

Attracting young talent in the financial advisory industry., Aug 02, 2018 – Attracting young talent is one of the major challenges facing the financial advisory industry. The average age of advisors is in the mid-50s, and many independent advisors lack successors to take over for them when they retire. In addition, as firms …

Private Advisor Group’s Chief Compliance Officer, Pat Sullivan, Earns National Recognition for Philanthropy as a Finalist in the 2018 Invest in Others Awards

Newton, MA – July 16, 2018 – Pat Sullivan, Managing Director of Private Advisor Group in Morristown, NJ has been announced as one of three national finalists for the Lifetime Achievement Award as part of the twelfth annual Invest in Others Awards. Sullivan is being honored for his work with Good Grief, which …

Private Advisor Group Named to 2018 Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisers


June 28, 2018 – Private Advisor Group is pleased to announce it has been named to the 2018 edition of the Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisers. The list recognizes top independent RIA firms from across the U.S.
This is the fifth annual FT 300 list, produced independently by the Financial Times in … Announces Finalists for the 2018 Industry Awards

Judges recognize 156 organizations for their outstanding support of financial advisor success from among more than 600 nominations
Winners to be announced during awards ceremony at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York City on September 13, 2018
NEW YORK, NY (May 30, 2018) —, the leading resource for wealth advisors and planners, has announced …

LPL to Waive Mutual Fund Ticket Fees on New Hybrid RIA Platform

April 26, 2018 – Financial Planning
LPL Financial’s hybrid advisors will pick up a lower-cost option for their clients’ mutual fund investments on a new platform set to roll out later this year. Some financial advisors on the firm’s corporate RIA will also see reduced prices, starting next year.
Advisors using the No. 1 independent …

How to Judge if an FIA Fits a Client’s Portfolio

April 25, 2018 – Financial Planning
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Clients and their financial advisors have grown increasingly interested in fixed index annuities as the products tie in new benefits while becoming simpler, but they’re still not always the right choice.
Advisors need to weigh the tradeoffs of FIAs, which can include fees, the costs …

3 Ways To Grow Your Business To $15 Billion


April 9, 2018 – Financial Advisor Magazine
Editor’s Note: This article is based on Steve Sanduski’s podcast interview with John Hyland, co-founder of Private Advisor Group. To access more than 100 interviews with industry leaders, subscribe for free to Steve’s podcast, Between Now and Success by clicking here.
“I just had this a-ha …

The Secret Wirehouse Plan to Replace Aging Advisors … With Their Kids


April 4, 2018 – Financial Advisor IQ
Can the adult-age children of wirehouse financial advisors replace their parents – and thereby help the large brokerages cling to their dominance in the asset-management business?
Some wirehouses have taken steps to encourage just such a scenario. At Wells Fargo Advisors, 18% of participants in its …

What Do the Ironman, Death, and More Than 600 Advisors Have in Common?

April 2, 2018 – Belay Advisor

John Hyland was unhappy.
Fresh out of college, the big firm lifestyle of late nights and steak dinners had taken a physical toll. John felt unhealthy and out of shape.
At a tailgate party he heard some friends talking about Ironman races, how impossible they seemed, how no average person …

LPL’s Largest Hybrid RIA Adds 57 Advisors, Tops $14B in AUM

February 12, 2018 – Financial Planning Magazine
LPL Financial’s largest hybrid RIA, Private Advisor Group, added $10.4 million in gross dealer concessions through recruiting in 2017, boosting its assets under management to more than $14 billion and its total client assets over $27 billion.
Private Advisor hired 57 new advisors from firms like Ameriprise, Wells …

LPL Financial’s DOL-Rule Memo to Reps Implies Deeper Message: Become an RIA or Stand Down on Giving Rollover Advice


July 5, 2017 – – The ‘deep-pocketed’ broker-dealer puts its Series-7 brokers on notice to forget about suggesting a rollover even as it gives its hybrid RIAs a strict protocol to stay out of trouble.
LPL Financial is taking steps to avoid accusations of placing big DOL pitfalls in the path of its …

Private Advisor Group Named to 2017 Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisers


June 22, 2017 – Private Advisor Group is pleased to announce it has been named to the 2017 edition of the Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisers. The list recognizes top independent RIA firms from across the U.S.
“We are honored and delighted to be chosen as a part of this esteemed group of …

‘Approachability’ continues to be the one-word descriptor of what separates good RIAs from the ones who struggle

March 23, 2017 — 3:45 PM EDT by Guest Columnist Abby Salameh – – Money is a prickly topic so channeling your inner porcupine, leaving people hanging by the receptionists desk and delivering monologues about smart-beta is dumb.
Brooke’s Note: This article is about RIA approachability. All things equal, it might be all that matters. …

Joshua Anglin & Thomas Compernolle Join Private Advisor Group

Private Advisor Group is proud to announce that Joshua Anglin & Thomas Compernolle have joined its network of advisors. Joshua & Thomas come to us from Ameriprise Financial Services in Independence, OH. Welcome Joshua and Thomas!

Momentum Continues as Private Advisor Group Adds Another Million Dollar Producer to its Network

PAG Welcomes JBL Financial Services, Inc.
November 21, 2016 – Morristown, NJ – Private Advisor Group, a 10+B Registered Investment Advisor and LPL Financial’s largest enterprise1 announced today that another successful advisor has joined the ranks. JBL Financial Services, Inc, a financial advisory firm located in St. Louis, MO with over 100M in AUM has partnered …