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Triad Advisors is tremendously active in the investment community, both in our hometown of Atlanta and across the country. Our executives and our advisors are at the forefront of the issues that are critically important to the industry and to your clients.

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05 Nov 2018

Operations and Technology Conference

Atlanta Airport Marriott

Our 2018 Operations and Technology Conference will be held November 5-6 at the Atlanta Airport Marriott in Atlanta, Georgia.

27 Aug 2018

National Conference

Boca Raton Resort & Club

Our 2018 National Conference will be held August 27-30 at the Boca Raton Resort & Club in Boca Raton, Florida.

08 May 2018

Chairman's Club

Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn

Our 2018 Chairman's Club will be held May 8-11 at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn in Sonoma, California. This is an invitation-only event.

19 Mar 2018

Alternative Investments Conference

Four Seasons Hotel

Our 2018 Alternative Investments Conference will be held March 19-21 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.

13 Nov 2017

Say Goodbye to IBDs, and Hello to 'IAB Firms'

"Independent advisory and brokerage " is a more precise description for firms with proper fees and services, according to Richard Lampen, President & CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc.

07 Nov 2017

ELEVATE Advisory Symposium

The Grand America Hotel

The ELEVATE Advisory Symposium will be held November 7-9 at The Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City, Nevada. This is an invitation-only event.

05 Oct 2017

The 3 Best Ways Indie Firms Can Add Women Advisors

Encouraging the entry and success of more women in the financial advisor profession is a long-term endeavor requiring a commitment from the entire industry, according to Amy Rehn, Senior Vice President of Advisory Services.

03 Oct 2017

Recruiting Women Advisors

An interview with Jaime Desmond of Ladenburg Thalmann discussing the importance of attracting more women to the financial advisory profession and the steps her firm has taken to increase their number of female advisors.

08 Jun 2017

CCO Bernie Breton Joins Triad Advisors

“Bernie understands the strategic importance of the compliance function at Triad Advisors, and brings an unmatched level of expertise, judgment and experience to our leadership team. We look forward to all we will accomplish with Bernie on our team,” said President and CEO Jeff Rosenthal.

09 May 2017

Ladenburg Thalmann Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results

Dr. Phillip Frost, Chairman of Ladenburg, said, “Ladenburg had a strong first quarter, delivering approximately $290 million in first quarter revenues, up 9% from the prior year. We are encouraged by the impact improving market conditions and higher interest rates are having on our operations and believe the macro-economic environment positions us well for continued growth and success.”

11 Apr 2017

Top M&A Resources Hybrid Advisors Need From IBDs

As the pace of advisor retirement accelerates over the next five years, mergers and acquisitions are about to become a fundamental part of the business, according to Nate Stibbs, Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer.

28 Oct 2016

Women Mentors Can Attract Women Advisors

The Landenburg Thalmann Institute for Women and Finance is leading the way to help the firm’s women advisors network with each other and act as mentors for other women in various career stages through a program known as Lift.

04 Oct 2016

Triad Advisors Raises Over $45,000 For Operation FINALLY HOME

Operation FINALLY HOME is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to bring together homebuilders, the military and communities to build custom, mortgage-free homes for wounded, ill or injured veterans, surviving spouses and their families.

17 Aug 2016

Triad Advisors Welcomes Pinkerton Retirement Specialists, LLC

Triad Advisors, Inc. today announced that Pinkerton Retirement Specialists, LLC ("Pinkerton") has transitioned to the Triad Advisors broker-dealer and hybrid RIA multi-custodial platform. Pinkerton has a total of $627 million in client assets, as of July 25, 2016, in fee-based advisory and brokerage accounts.

21 Mar 2016

Ladenburg Thalmann Jumps Into Robo Advice Market With $ymbil

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services launched $ymbil, a self-service investment platform that automatically matches clients up with a Ladenburg investment model based on their risk tolerance. $ymbil only requires a minimum investment of $500.

27 Jan 2016

Triad's New CEO Shooting for Perfection

Jeff Rosenthal became the President and CEO of Triad Advisors on January 1, 2016, succeeding Co-Founder Mark Mettelman. Jeff discusses the transition as well as the challenges and opportunities on the horizon for the firm.

13 Jan 2016

Finding A Like-Minded Successor For Your Practice

Selling an advisory practice is not just about looking to get the highest bidder. Here are the top five attributes of a strong succession partner, according to Jeff Rosenthal, President and CEO of Triad Advisors.

18 Dec 2015

Jeff Rosenthal Named President and CEO of Triad Advisors

Effective January 1, 2016, Jeff will assume leadership of Triad Advisors' management team and continue the firm's mission of providing exceptional service to its affiliated advisors across the country. Mark Mettelman will continue to serve as Chairman and Co-Founder, providing leadership and direction for the management team.

30 Nov 2015

Fiduciary Team Leaves Wells Fargo's FiNet for Greater Freedom

"It's paramount to me to create a working relationship with a broker/dealer...who really lets you focus on servicing clients the way you feel best," says Michael Eddy of Berkeley Capital Partners regarding his firm's transition to Triad Advisors.

31 Aug 2015

The Top 10 IBDs of 2015

Triad Advisors was recognized as one of the top 10 independent broker/dealers of 2015, based on average AUM per advisor.

27 Aug 2015

Five Tips to Add Fee-Based Advisory Work

For commission-based advisors considering the addition of fee-based advisory services, it's important to prepare for the many activities that such a move entails, according to Jeffrey Rosenthal, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer.

24 Jul 2015

FP50 2015: How the Networks Fit In

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services was recognized as the 8th largest broker/dealer network, with nearly $885 million in revenues.

01 Jun 2015

Ladenburg's Big Year

Ladenburg Thalmann had a "pretty extraordinary year for growth" in 2014 and its IBD network has risen to $885 million in revenues and 3,380 producing reps.

21 May 2015

Hybrid RIA Bolts LPL for Triad

Triad Advisors welcomes Summit Financial Consultants, a California-based independent advisory firm with approximately $225 million in client assets.

05 May 2015

What Draws Women Advisors to Certain IBDs

“The personalized and nourishing service culture we build at Triad naturally attracts a diverse mix of financial advisors, including many female advisors who tend to be more relationship driven,” said Nate Stibbs, Executive Vice President of National Business Development.

02 Apr 2015

Triad Advisors Promotes Three To Executive Vice President

Triad Advisors has named Jeffrey Rosenthal executive vice president and chief marketing officer. Nathan Stibbs has been named executive vice president of national business development and Roger Greenway has been named executive vice president of business operations group.

18 Feb 2015

Having a Clear Strategy

Watch Triad's Jeff Rosenthal, Senior Vice President Chief Marketing Officer, discuss our clear focus on the Hybrid RIA.

19 Aug 2014

Triad Debuts Multi-Custodial RIA Platform

Independent broker/dealer Triad Advisors is launching a new corporate registered investment advisory entity that will give commission- and fee-based advisors the ability to use multiple custodians, including Schwab, Fidelity and National Financial Services.

08 Jul 2014

Is Now the Time to Buy Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services?

Ladenburg Thalmann was mentioned in an article that discusses its business model, the increase in revenues it has experienced since entering the independent broker/dealer marketplace and its historical significance in the financial services industry.

10 Jun 2014

Triad Advisors' 2014 Rankings

Triad's 2014 rankings are now available including #1 Friendliest Broker/Dealer for RIAs and #2 in Alternative Percentage Revenue Growth.

28 May 2014

4 Considerations When Evaluating Alts

There are four essential starting-point considerations for every adviser deciding which alternative investments they might offer, and under which compensation arrangement.

20 May 2014

Ladenburg Thalmann Sends Annual Letter to Shareholders

Miami, FL

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (NYSE MKT: LTS, LTS PrA) today announced that the Company sent the following annual letter to its shareholders from the Chairman of the Board, Dr. Phillip Frost, and the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Richard J. Lampen.

07 May 2014

Earnings Surge at Ladenburg Thalmann

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc.'s independent broker-dealers and advisory services reported an 11% increase in revenue for the quarter ending in March when compared to a year earlier.

15 Nov 2013

Ladenburg Institute of Women & Finance Kicks Off LIFT Mentoring Program at Miami Event

Sonesta Coconut Grove Hotel

The Ladenburg Institute of Women & Finance kicked off its second annual women advisor symposium Nov. 7-8 with the introduction of its LIFT Mentoring Program that pairs experienced advisors from each Ladenburg broker-dealer with an up-and-coming woman advisor. The institute is a collaborative effort of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services and its subsidiaries: Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management, Securities America, Triad Advisors, Investacorp and Premier Trust.

18 Oct 2013

Triad Advisors Mentioned on the O'Reilly Factor

Triad Advisors was mentioned on the O'Reilly Factor with Bill O'Reilly as a star contributor to the Independence Fund raising over $46,000 for their "Track Chairs" an all-terrain machine given to veterans severely injured in the line of duty.

09 Oct 2013

Triad Advisors, Inc. Hosts Former Speaker of the House, Newt Gingrich

Mayflower Renaissance Hotel

Triad closed their annual National Conference with an interactive speech from the Honorable Newt Gingrich, Speaker of the House of Representatives 1995-1999. Gingrich, 2012 Republican Presidential Candidate and author of the “Contract with America,” is currently co-host of CNN’s Crossfire. During his closing address, he interwove his extensive knowledge of American history with topical events ranging from the Syrian crisis, to healthcare and financial reform. Mr. Gingrich discussed the challenges that face our nation today as well as how we continue to be seen as the light of freedom for those across the world. He left the audience with a powerful reminder that American ingenuity and persistence will always be our keys to success.

01 Sep 2013

Roger Greenway Promoted to Senior Vice President, Business Operations Group

Mr. Greenway’s new responsibilities now include daily back office operations, technology and advisor on boarding. Mr. Greenway, formerly Vice President, Technology at Triad, will continue to work closely with the advisor facing technology team. Roger is a 28 year financial services industry veteran that started at FSC Securities in Atlanta in 1985. He recently joined Triad Advisors from SunTrust Investment Services, Inc where he was Vice President, Wealth Investment Management, and Manager for Advisor Desktop Technology.

22 Jul 2013

Triad Advisors' Affiliated Firms Place in Financial Advisor's 2013 RIA Ranking by Total Assets

Congratulations to Triad Advisors affiliated firms- Collins Capital Management, Ferrell Wealth Management, Inc., Gitterman & Associates Wealth Management, LLC, Glass Jacobson Investment Advisors, Inc., Legacy Financial Advisors, Inc., Piershale Financial Group, Inc. and Southern Financial Group, LLC for their recent ranking in Financial Advisor’s 2013 RIA Ranking by Total Assets.

01 Jun 2013

Triad Advisors Voted #3 in Highest Revenue Growth

Along with our #1 ranking as the friendliest broker-dealer for RIAs, Triad Advisors was ranked #3 by revenue growth in both InvestmentNews and Financial Planning at a 17.6% increase from 2011-2012.

05 Feb 2013

Triad Advisors Partners with Sugarloaf Wealth Management

Sugarloaf Wealth Management has joined Triad as an independent branch office. Founded in 1989 by Jeffrey Manry, Sugarloaf is an independent Registered Investment Advisory firm that provides highly-personalized financial planning, investment advisory and estate planning solutions.

01 Jan 2013

Triad Advisors Helps Contribute to a Successful Year for the Special Olympics Georgia

Triad Advisors helped raise over $46,000 to date for the 16th Annual Bob Busse Golf Tournament benefiting Special Olympics Georgia.

09 Nov 2012

Huge Success for Ladenburg Thalmann's Women & Finance Forum

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc along with its independent broker dealer subsidiaries, Investacorp, Inc., Triad Advisors, Inc. and Securities America, Inc., today announced highlights of its recently-hosted Ladenburg Institute of Women & Finance symposium, held at the Conrad Hotel in Miami on November 1-2, 2012.

23 Oct 2012

Ladenburg Set for Growth Acceleration

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc., which owns three sizable independent broker-dealers, stands to benefit from long term trends such as the increase in the number of Baby Boomers retiring and advisers leaving large financial institutions.

08 Jun 2012

Mark Mettelman Leads Grassroots Effort on Capitol Hill

Mark Mettelman, President and CEO of Triad Advisors, Inc., recently helped lead a grassroots effort on Capitol Hill with the goal of preserving Americans’ access to affordable, unbiased financial advice and protecting consumers. Mark, along with five of Triad’s top advisors, Bob Carson, Jeff Gitterman, Mike Hensley, David Millican and Mark Robare, met with members of Congress and their staffs as part of the Financial Services Institute (FSI) team on June 6, 2012.