California-Based Advisor Providing Service To $160 Million in Assets Chose LPL’s Independent Platform to Best Support Clients’ Needs
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Feb. 22, 2017 – 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 Curtis Green has joined LPL’s broker/dealer and registered investment advisor (RIA) platforms. Green reported that, based on prior business*, he provided service to approximately $160 million of client brokerage and advisory assets, as of Oct. 30, 2016.
“I’m thrilled to be aligned with LPL,” said Green. “My clients’ best interests are my No. 1 priority and LPL’s independent model and platform give me the flexibility and product choice that enables me to best serve my clients’ holistic financial goals. In addition, the firm’s scale provides access to resources and technologies that help me operate my business efficiently and cost effectively.”
Steve Pirigyi, LPL executive vice president, Business Development, said, “With the current regulatory environment driving an increase in the cost and complexity for advisors to operate their businesses, we are hearing from advisors, such as Curtis, that they are seeking a partner that has the size and scale to make it more cost effective to manage their businesses along with having the platform that supports growth. We are excited that Curtis has chosen LPL and we are looking forward to supporting him as he helps his clients work toward their financial goals.”
Based in Rancho Mirage, Calif., Green serves clients in southern California and 15 states throughout the country. Curtis has been in the business of financial advice since 2001 and is an active member in various organizations within his local community including Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Desert.
*Asset numbers were reported by Green based on prior business and have not been independently and fully verified by LPL Financial.
About LPL Financial
LPL Financial LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA), is a leader in the retail financial advice market and provided service to $509 billion in advisory and brokerage assets as of December 31, 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 financial institutions, enabling them to help their clients turn life's aspirations into financial realities. Advisors associated with LPL also serviced an estimated 46,000 retirement plans with an estimated $127 billion in retirement plan assets, as of December 31, 2016. LPL also supports approximately 4,000 financial advisors licensed and affiliated with insurance companies with customized clearing, advisory platforms, and technology solutions. LPL Financial and its affiliates have more than 3,200 employees with primary offices in Boston, Charlotte, and San Diego.
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