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Five LPL Financial Advisors Named to Barron's List of Top 100 Women Financial Advisors

June 07, 2016

LPL Financial

Leading retail investment advisory firm and independent broker/dealer LPL Financial LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LPLA), today announced that five LPL advisors were ranked among the Top 100 Women Financial Advisors by Barron’s, a leading financial magazine.

On behalf of LPL, I congratulate Susan, Laila, Erin, Pam and Deborah for being included among this esteemed industry ranking.

- Dan Arnold, LPL Financial President

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – June 7, 2016 – Leading retail investment advisory firm and independent broker/dealer LPL Financial LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LPLA), today announced that five LPL advisors were ranked among the Top 100 Women Financial Advisors by Barron’s, a leading financial magazine.

The ranking reflects information provided by women financial advisors across the country, including assets under management, revenue that the advisors generate for their firms and the overall quality of their practices.

LPL advisors recognized on the Barron’s list and her respective ranking:

  • #5 – Susan Kaplan, Kaplan Financial Services, Newton, Mass.
  • #8 – Laila Pence, Pence Wealth Management, Newport Beach, Calif.
  • #24 – Erin Botsford, The Botsford Group, Frisco, Texas
  • #58 – Pamela Benzer-Corrigan, GAAM Wealth Advisors, Kingsport, Tenn.
  • #85 – Deborah Danielson, Danielson Financial Group, Las Vegas

“On behalf of LPL, I congratulate Susan, Laila, Erin, Pam and Deborah for being included among this esteemed industry ranking,” said Dan Arnold, LPL Financial president. “These women excel at creating lasting relationships with their clients and have built successful businesses by being able to support the unique needs of their clients. We are proud to support these advisors and we wish them continued success.”

The full 2016 Barron's Top 100 Women Financial Advisors list can be found at Barrons.com.

About LPL Financial

LPL Financial, a wholly owned subsidiary of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA), is a leader in the retail financial advice market and served $482 billion in advisory and brokerage assets as of April 30, 2016. LPL is one of the fastest growing RIA custodians and is the nation's largest independent broker-dealer (based on total revenues, Financial Planning magazine June 1996-2016). The Company provides proprietary technology, comprehensive clearing and compliance services, practice management programs and training, and independent research to more than 14,000 independent financial advisors and over 700 banks and credit unions, enabling them to help their clients turn life's aspirations into financial realities. Advisors associated with LPL also service an estimated 45,000 retirement plans with an estimated $121 billion in retirement plan assets, as of March 31, 2016. LPL also supports more than 4,200 financial advisors licensed and affiliated with insurance companies with customized clearing, advisory platforms, and technology solutions. LPL Financial and its affiliates have more than 3,400 employees with primary offices in Boston, Charlotte, and San Diego. For more information, please visit www.lpl.com.

Securities and Advisory Services offered through LPL Financial. A Registered Investment Advisor, Member FINRA/SIPC. LPL Financial and Barron’s magazine are not affiliated entities. LPL Financial, GAAM Wealth Advisors, The Botsford Group, Danielson Financial Group, Kaplan Financial Services and Pence Wealth Management are separate entities.

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Lauren Hoyt-Williams

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Lauren.Hoyt-Williams@lpl.com