At a Glance
  • Ranked #9 independent broker-dealer (Financial Advisor magazine, 2019)
  • Headquarters in La Vista, Nebraska (an Omaha suburb)
  • 700+ employees service over 2,600 representatives
  • Approximately $86 billion in total client assets under administration (Dec. 31, 2018)
  • More than $39 billion in fee-based advisory AUM
  • Parent company: Ladenburg Thalmann Services Inc.

Securities America

Recruit Deal

5% to 25%

Transition Financing: 5% to 30%

Payouts of 92%-95%

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Advisor Compensation Grid
Security Type Securities America Payout
Mutual Funds 92% – 95%
Direct Investments 92% – 95%
Variable Annuities 92% – 95%
Unit Trusts 92% – 95%
Prime Rate Trusts 92% – 95%
Closed-End Bond Funds 92% – 95%
Stocks, Bonds, Options, Managed Commodity Accounts 92% – 95% (less clearing costs)


You play a vital role in the lives of your clients, so you need a broker-dealer that will always support you. Before making a change, it’s important to gather all the information you’ll need to make an informed decision — just like you do for your clients every day.

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Securities America Resources

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