“Our team wanted to join the largest independent broker-dealer** in the industry to be able to take advantage of their scale and stability that will allow us to further enhance the level of service our clients have come to know and expect,” said Richard Flood, Flood Financial Services partner and 50-year industry veteran. “LPL’s focus on providing advisors with technology and a depth of resources gives us the opportunity to operate more efficiently and to deepen our client relationships. In addition, we were impressed by LPL’s specialized team that supports succession planning and acquisitions, and we are looking forward to leveraging their expertise to grow our business in the future.”
Based in South Burlington, Vt., Flood Financial Services is made up of four advisors and five professional staff members.
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*Asset numbers reported are based on prior business and have not been independently and fully verified by LPL Financial.
**As reported by Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2018, based on total revenue.
Flood Financial Services and LPL Financial are separate entities.
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