Our Partnership with LPL Our independence is powered by LPL Financial, the nation’s largest independent broker/dealer.* The firm provides access to a comprehensive array of tools and resources for independent financial advisors, enabling us to provide objective financial guidance to our clients. LPL has no proprietary products.ABOUT LPL FINANCIALLPL Financial is one of the nation's leading financial services companies and a publicly traded company under ticker symbol LPLA. The firm's mission is rooted in the belief that objective financial guidance is a fundamental need for everyone. LPL does not offer proprietary investment products or engage in investment banking activities; this means advisors affiliated with LPL are not pressured or influenced by LPL to sell its products. Thousands of financial advisors nationwide are able to rely on the firm's tools and resources to help them provide financial guidance and recommendations to help meet their clients' needs. For more information about LPL Financial, visit www.lpl.com.Watch our short video to learn more about the support and resources that LPL Financial brings to our firm and our clients.Learn more about the support and resources that LPL Financial brings to our firm and our clients.1. All data as of 1/2017.? 2. Must work with at least 5 qualified retirement plans and have at least $5 million in plan assets. 3. PLANADVISER 2016 Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers list. Advisors selected solely on quantitative factors, including plan assets and number of plans, as reported directly by nominees. 4. 2016 Financial Times Top 401 Retirement Plan Advisors: financial advisors managing at least $50 million in defined contribution (DC) plan assets and for whom DC plans represent at least 20% of total AUM. Selected based on eight broad factors, including DC plan AUM, DC specialization, growth in DC plan assets and number of plans, average participation rate in advised plans, years of experience, industry certifications and compliance record.*As reported by Financial Planning magazine, June 1996–2015, based on total revenue.