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Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (NYSE American: LTS, LTS PrA) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2017.
The time has come for advisors to examine and evaluate their current broker-dealer relationship in consideration of the future for their business, according to Triad advisor Nina O'Neal of Archer Investment Management.
Industry leader will spearhead enterprise strategies to enhance advisory platforms, expand fee-based advisory work, and advance Ladenburg's position in RIA channel.
Triad Advisors set a record for the second year in a row in the number of advisors and offices joining the firm, adding $37 million in gross dealer concessions, according to CEO Jeff Rosenthal.
2017 was a revolutionary year for Triad Advisors, with record recruiting numbers for advisors, revenue and assets.
Establishes Ladenburg Innovation Lab to guide Ladenburg’s technology investments and align transformative new tools with Ladenburg subsidiaries and financial advisors.
Michael J. Higgins has been appointed as Managing Director, Equity Research at Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc. ("Ladenburg") covering healthcare, based in Ladenburg’s New York office.
New platform supports Ladenburg’s subsidiary firms by augmenting existing resources and enabling home office teams to intensify focus on advisor service.
An interview with Jeff Rosenthal, CEO of Triad Advisors, who argues that real power for wealth advisory firms comes from being a house undivided.
The latest article by Kiliaen Ludlow, SVP of Relationship Management, in WealthManagement Magazine's Year-End Outlook.
Triad is recognized for recruiting firms with $5B, $1.5B, and $900mm in AUM this year.
Continuum Advisory, a hybrid practice with $900 million in client assets, joins Triad Advisors.
"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.
Independent advisory firm with 45 advisors and $1.5 billion in client assets jumped to Triad Advisors.
First-annual ELEVATE event assists financial advisors with Ladenburg's subsidiary firms in growing fee-based advisory business.
Triad Advisors welcomes GCG Financial, a leading independent financial advisory firm with $1.5 billion in client assets.
Mr. Leventhal will focus primarily on royalty monetizations and revenue interest financings in the healthcare and life sciences sectors.
Advice on building a multi-generational practice from Triad advisor Nina O'Neal of Archer Investment Management.
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.
Reflects Ladenburg Thalmann's commitment to lead the industry in promoting increased numbers of women advisors and their business growth.
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.
Take this opportunity to make business model changes that will better position your practice, according to Triad's Kiliaen Ludlow, Senior Vice President of Relationship Management.
The Boston-based non-profit supports childhood cancer patients through experiential learning with current and former Navy SEALs.
The Marlow's Tavern Golf Classic takes place in September of each year and benefits Special Olympics Georgia (SOGA).
The top three tips for improving practice automation, according to Triad's Kiliaen Ludlow, Senior Vice President of Relationship Management.
Event celebrates advisor community's ongoing growth and success amidst legendary setting of Torrey Pines Golf Course.
Congratulations to Resources Investment Advisors, recognized as the #1 Fastest-Growing RIA in WealthManagement Magazine. Triad Advisors welcomed Resources Investment Advisors to its broker/dealer and Hybrid RIA platform in February.
Ladenburg Thalmann Chairman and billionaire philanthropist Dr. Phillip Frost continues to lead the list of successful entrepreneurs. In a recent interview, Frost discusses his career and what’s ahead.
The three top considerations firms should bear in mind, according to Triad's Kiliaen Ludlow, Senior Vice President of Relationship Management.
"We have the opportunity through acquisitions, recruiting and internal growth to continue expanding our market share," said Ladenburg.
Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (NYSE American: LTS, LTS PrA) today announced financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2017.
Check out President and CEO Jeff Rosenthal's advisor book recommendation in Financial Planning magazine.
Claris Financial LLC, an independent hybrid RIA with $150 million in advisory and brokerage client assets, has joined Triad Advisors.
Professionals representing over 100 independent hybrid advisory businesses convene to learn and share best practices in subjects ranging from compliance to cybersecurity.
Prestigious Industry Survey Ranks Triad Advisors Among Top Three Firms with Highest Representation of Female Advisors
Richard Lampen, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services, was elected to the Financial Services Institute's 2018 Executive Committee.
Triad Advisors was once again recognized as the #1 broker/dealer for Hybrid RIAs in Investment Advisor magazine.
Three questions to ask when placing veteran advisors with up-and-comers from broker-dealers, according to Kiliaen Ludlow, Senior Vice President of Relationship Management.
Triad-Affiliated Independent Advisors Come Together to Share Best Practices, Discuss Ongoing Growth Strategies in Uncertain Industry Environment
“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.
Read what President and CEO, Jeff Rosenthal, said about the future of the industry.
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.”
Firm to provide critical annuity processing and marketing services to advisors.
Clinging to fixed income and equities is doing your clients a disservice, according to Craig Covington, Senior Vice President of Investment Products.
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.
The platform for hybrids adds a group led by planners with 40 years of combined experience.
Resources Investment Advisors serves over 65 independent financial advisors supporting over $5 billion in client assets.
Held at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, NV, the event provided attendees with an opportunity to network, share best practices, and participate in a wide array of general meeting and breakout sessions aimed at supporting the efforts of independent hybrid advisors.
How your practice can prepare for this shift, as featured in WealthManagement Magazine.
“We are pleased to announce the promotion of these outstanding executives, in recognition of their valuable leadership roles,” said Richard Lampen, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ladenburg.
Experienced leader will leverage deep understanding of advisors' needs to facilitate expansion of fee-based business.
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.
The women from Triad Advisors and its sister IBDs met in Salt Lake City and heard from Col. Jill Morgenthaler and other VIPs.
How family-owned independent advisor practices can produce a culture that drives more growth, better efficiencies and a happier workplace, according to Jeff Rosenthal, President and CEO.
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.
Triad Advisors was recognized by InvestmentNews as one of the fastest-growing independent broker/dealers by revenue.
Top industry event for independent hybrid advisors to focus on identifying and executing on strategies for thriving in today's rapidly-changing industry environment.
Triad Advisors is proud to be recognized for having the highest percentage of female advisors in the industry.
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.
The team, known as Head Investment Partners, is based in Knoxville, Tenn., and is affiliated with Triad Advisors and Triad Hybrid Solutions.
Learn more about Jeff Rosenthal, President and CEO of Triad Advisors, in his interview with Atlanta Business Chronicle.
The Marlow's Tavern Golf Classic takes place in September of each year and benefits Special Olympics Georgia (SOGA).
Transferring ownership of one’s advisory practice is never easy. There are innumerable considerations in preparing for a transition that will be smooth, maintain a high level of client satisfaction and enable the business to retain its value and continue to grow, written by Jeff Rosenthal, President and CEO.
Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. today announced the appointment of Richard Lampen, Ladenburg’s President and Chief Executive Officer, as the 2017 Chair of the Financial Services Institute’s Board of Directors.
Firm also gains high marks in industry surveys across other key categories.
In 2009, Nina joined Matt Archer as a partner at Archer Investment Management in Raleigh, N.C. Since she became a co-owner, the firm has more than doubled assets under management, and revenue has grown by more than 25%.
A veteran executive with 20 years of financial services and wealth management experience, Tarbutton will commence his tenure at Triad by focusing on recruiting and business development.
Dunham & Deitel Wealth Management Group has transitioned to Triad Advisors’ broker-dealer and hybrid multi-custodial registered investment advisory (RIA) platform.
Atlanta-based Triad, with nearly $24 billion in AUM, intends to help Columbia, Maryland-based firm grow and build its brand, according to Triad's Executive Vice President, Nathan Stibbs.
Here are the top four ways independent advisors succeed as a portfolio manager, written by Michael Bryan, Senior Vice President of Advisory Services.
Triad Advisors, Inc. promoted Nathan M. Stibbs to the newly created position of Chief Strategy Officer.
The 4,000 reps in Ladenburg’s network, which includes Triad Advisors, and other IBDs, can offer automatic investing to clients with as little as $500.
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.
Whatever circumstances may prompt a hybrid advisory firm to consider a transition to a new b/d, there are several key items they must first consider before making a long-term business decision, according to Nathan Stibbs, Executive Vice President of Business Development.
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.
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.
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.
"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.
With recent shifts in the TAMP landscape, now is a great time for advisors to reevaluate their asset management needs and determine if they are truly being met. Here are the top four questions to ask, according to Michael Bryan, Senior Vice President of Advisory Services.
Ladenburg’s independent brokerage and advisory services business continued to grow in the third quarter, with revenue up nearly 30% compared to the year-ago period.
Triad Advisors was once again honored to participate in the annual symposium, bringing together the top women financial advisors from across Ladenburg Thalmann's independent brokerage and advisory firms.
The Georgia-based financial planning firm serving individual and institutional clients brings over $350 million in client assets.
Non-profit provides extensive free R&R benefits to U.S. service men and women on combat leave or returning from duty.
Significant increase in attendance as advisors come together to share best practices, expand skills to enable growth.
Ways to address advisors facing mental impairment or dementia and how to prevent this from becoming a business problem before it ever arises.
Maximizing personal touchpoints with current and prospective clients will always be relevant, says Jeff Rosenthal, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer.
Triad Advisors was recognized as one of the top 10 independent broker/dealers of 2015, based on average AUM per advisor.
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.
The Marlow's Tavern Golf Classic takes place in September of each year and benefits Special Olympics Georgia (SOGA). This year, the event raised over $80,000 for SOGA athletes.
Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. today announced financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2015.
Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services was recognized as the 8th largest broker/dealer network, with nearly $885 million in revenues.
In order to build a strong and enduring advisory practice, advisors must develop true intergenerational bench strength. Here are the top four tactics to adopt, according to Jeffrey Rosenthal, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer.
Triad Advisors announced today that it has received extensive industry-wide recognition across top media trade surveys.
Invitation-only meeting brings together top advisors to learn, network and share best practices.
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.
Triad Advisors welcomes Summit Financial Consultants, a California-based independent advisory firm with approximately $225 million in client assets.
Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services, Inc. reports strong financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2015.
“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.
Triad Advisors is named the #2 independent broker/dealer with the highest percentage of female advisors.
Ladenburg Thalmann performed very well in 2014, achieving record revenues, net income and EBITDA, as adjusted, across its businesses.
Triad's Jeffrey Rosenthal discusses the pros and cons of the top succession planning choices, as seen in InvestmentNews.
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.
Relocation into new, expanded facility allows major technology upgrade and enhanced service for affiliated financial advisors.
2014 was a year of record revenues, net income and EBITDA, as adjusted, for Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services, Inc.
Watch Triad's Jeff Rosenthal, Senior Vice President Chief Marketing Officer, discuss our clear focus on the Hybrid RIA.
A few key questions to ask as you gather your data and build your team, as seen in Financial Planning Magazine.
Ladenburg’s independent brokerage and advisory network now has approximately 4,000 independent financial advisors and $125 billion in client assets and Ladenburg has an annual revenue run rate of approximately $1.1 billion.
Chairman Phillip Frost, M.D. and CEO Richard Lampen will ring the closing bell on the NYSE.
Due diligence considerations all independent advisors seeking a hybrid RIA partner should ask, as seen in REP. Magazine.
Triad Advisors welcomes Wealth Management Group of North America to its broker-dealer and hybrid RIA multi-custodial platform.
The Atlanta-based IBD is now closing in on a record $20 million in new revenues from recruiting this year.
Ladenburg Thalmann reports strong numbers for third quarter with revenues up 12% year-over-year.
Transaction Strengthens Ladenburg’s Presence in the Pacific Northwest; Adds over $14 Billion in Client Assets, Approximately 325 Independent Financial Advisors and $84 Million in Revenue.
Soldier's Best Friend Provides Service and Therapeutic Companion Dogs to US Military Veterans with Combat-Related PTSD or Traumatic Brain Injury.
Transaction adds $115 million in revenue, approximately 450 independent financial advisors and $13 billion in client assets.
Based on assets per advisor, Triad Advisors ranks as one of the top 10 independent broker/dealers in REP. Magazine.
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.
Our parent company posts strong results for the second quarter, including a revenue increase of 14% over the second quarter of 2013.
The Marlow's Tavern Golf Classic takes place in September of each year and benefits Special Olympics Georgia.
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.
Triad Advisors today announced that Wagner Wealth Management has transitioned to the Triad Advisors broker/dealer and hybrid RIA multi-custodial platform, as featured in The Wall Street Journal.
The ‘friendliest’ IBD for reps with their own RIAs has 15 years of experience with hybrid advisors, as featured in Investment Advisor Magazine.
An article featuring Triad advisor Tom Karsten was published in Investment Advisor Magazine.
Triad's 2014 rankings are now available including #1 Friendliest Broker/Dealer for RIAs and #2 in Alternative Percentage Revenue Growth.
Triad Advisors is the #1 Friendliest Broker/Dealer for RIAs for the 5th year in a row in Investment Advisor Magazine.
Triad Advisors ranks #6 in Percentage Revenue Growth in Financial Planning Magazine for its nearly 27% increase in total revenue.
Triad's President and CEO was quoted in an article by Financial Advisor Magazine. Here he discusses the benefits in affiliating with a midsize broker/dealer.
First-quarter revenues jumped 13% from revenues in the first quarter of 2013.
There are four essential starting-point considerations for every adviser deciding which alternative investments they might offer, and under which compensation arrangement.
Four key factors to consider, as featured in InvestmentNews
The independent broker-dealer industry has clearly benefited from the strong performance of the S&P 500 Stock Index since the dog days of the financial crisis.
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.
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.
Firm grew 2013 revenue by nearly 30% based on quality of service to affiliated advisors, strength of Hybrid RIA platform
Michael Bryan mentions that firms should focus on providing services that bring real value to advisors, like helping them navigate the complex regulatory environment.
Triad advisor, Laura Schilling, was recently recognized in the December issue of Best Self Magazine’s “Best of 2013” list for Financial Counseling.
Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc.(NYSE MKT: LTS along with its independent broker dealer subsidiaries Investacorp, Inc., Triad Advisors, Inc. and Securities America, Inc. on the success of the recently completed second annual symposium in Miami, Florida.
Ladenburg Thalmann said its net income jumped to a profitable $2.4 million vs. a loss of $6 million a year ago—a change of $8.4 million.
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.
Triad Advisors, Inc., announced today at their annual September 25(th) -28(th) National Conference at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel in Washington DC that they have raised over $46,000 in donations from their advisors and partners for The Independence Fund.
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.
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.
Triad Advisors participated as a top-level Presenting Sponsor at the 15th Annual Marlow's Tavern Golf Classic on September 23rd at the Country Club of Roswell.
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.
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.
On Saturday, September 28th, Newt Gingrich will address the attendees of Triad’s 2013 National Conference at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel in Washington, DC. During this session, Mr. Gingrich will provide insight into a wide range of topics including Education, Financial Reform, Healthcare and much more.
Atlanta-based advisor, Laura Schilling, featured in Financial Planning article "Feathering An Advisory Nest" on June 6.
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.
Triad Advisors is officially the #1 Friendliest Broker-Dealer For RIAs for the fourth year in a row! A big thank you to all our affiliated advisors and strategic partners who made it possible. We couldn’t have done it without you!
With the financial advice industry becoming increasingly more competitive even as continued uncertainty looms over the markets, independent advisors are increasingly looking for different ways to drive business by building a marketing plan that truly distinguishes them from the rest of the pack.
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.
Atlanta Capital Group, a large family office weatlh management firm, has added $141 million in assets under management with the acquisition of Optimum Growth Advisors, an RIA based in New York and Boston.
Physician Phillip Frost started his entrepreneurial career by inventing a small skin biopsy device -- and wound up a billionaire. Along the way, he and his wife became major philanthropists.
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.
The Financial Services Institute (FSI) today announced the election of three new Directors for its Board for 2013.
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.
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.
With $11 trillion in multi-generational transfers at stake, Las Vegas fiduciary launches multi-media informational campaign to reinforce the importance of continuity as part of a truly long-term estate plan.
Investment Advisor’s 2012 BD Reference Guide helps rank IBDs in five major categories, this one by their accommodation to RIAs
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.
As we mentioned last year, the rise of “hybrid advisors”—those who affiliate with a broker-dealer while simultaneously running their own RIA firm as well—continues.