Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
We are the nation's largest independent broker-dealer, a top custodian for registered investment advisors ("RIAs"), and a leading independent consultant to retirement plans. We provide an integrated platform of brokerage and investment advisory services to more than 13,300 independent financial advisors and financial advisors at approximately 700 financial institutions (our "advisors") throughout the United States, enabling them to provide their retail investors (their "clients") with objective, conflict-free financial advice. We also support more than 4,500 financial advisors who are affiliated and licensed with insurance companies through customized clearing services, advisory platforms and technology solutions. We support a diverse client base through our subsidiary companies. ... More ...