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About LPL Financial

LPL Financial is one of the leading financial services companies and the largest independent broker/dealer in the nation*. For more than four decades, the firm has served as an enabling partner, supporting financial advisors in their pursuit of protecting and growing their clients’ wealth. A chief objective of LPL Financial is to reduce the complexity of running a financial services practice so advisors can focus on what they do best -- helping their clients attain their financial goals and fulfill their dreams.

With headquarters on both coasts, LPL Financial supports financial advisors in helping their clients by offering a robust mix of services and tools such as:

  • Enabling technology
  • Comprehensive clearing and compliance services
  • Practice management programs and training
  • Independent research


Thousands of financial advisors nationwide rely on LPL Financial to help meet their clients’ financial needs. They do so by using the firm’s tools and resources that help them discover their clients’ priorities, dreams, and passions; analyze and develop financial plans that support every stage of their clients’ lives; and make recommendations that put clients on the path to pursuing their goals.

For more information about LPL Financial, visit www.LPL.com.

* As reported by Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2018, based on total revenue.

Corporate Snapshot

Following are highlights of key financial performance metrics for LPL Financial Holdings Inc.  For complete financial information, including recent SEC filings, visit the Investor Relations section of www.LPL.com

As of March 31, 2018

Advisory & Brokerage Assets ($ billions)    $648
Advisory Assets ($ billions)    $284  
Q1 2018 Gross Profit ($ millions)    $464
Financial Advisors 16,067
Employees   3,838



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San Diego Office


Boston Office


Charlotte Office

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