LPL Financial LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LPLA), is the nation’s largest independent broker-dealer (As reported by Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2016, based on total revenues), a top RIA custodian, and a leading independent consultant to retirement plans. LPL Financial offers integrated technology, comprehensive clearing and compliance services, practice management programs and training, and independent research to over 13,300 financial advisors and approximately 700 financial institutions. In addition, LPL Financial supports approximately 4,000 financial advisors licensed with insurance companies by providing customized clearing, advisory platforms and technology solutions. LPL Financial and its affiliates have more than 3,000 employees with headquarters in Boston, Charlotte, and San Diego. For more information, please visit www.lplfinancial.lpl.com.
The Private Trust Company, N.A. (PTC) is a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. PTC and LPL Financial have developed a strategic partnership to serve a growing number of independent financial advisors seeking to strengthen their wealth management offering by adding institutional trust services to serve, attract and retain more high-value and high net worth client relationships.