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From the September 2007 issue of Investment Advisor • Subscribe!
I'm really happy here. But if I weren't . . .
Each year, there are several "fill-in-the-blank" fields on the Broker/Dealer of the Year ballot. One, for instance, asks which products and services reps would like to see their B/Ds add to the approved list (see the top answers on www.investmentadvisor.com
). A second telling question prompts voters to share one of their darkest secrets: if they were to affiliate with another broker/dealer, which would it be, and why.
Here are the top five vote getters from this year's balloting, and each B/D's share of the total number of voters who expressed a "second-choice" preference:
LPL (Linsco Private Ledger) ||
Commonwealth Financial Network ||
Cambridge Investment Research ||
Raymond James ||
NEXT Financial Group ||
AIG Financial Advisors ||