Who is LPL
LPL was founded with a pioneering vision: to help entrepreneurial financial advisors establish successful businesses through which they could offer truly independent financial guidance and advice. Today we provide an integrated platform of proprietary technology, brokerage, and investment advisory services to over 14,000 financial advisors as the nation’s largest independent broker/dealer,* making them a leading distributor of financial products in the United States. In addition, they support over 4,000 financial advisors with clearing services, advisory platform, and technology solutions.
* As reported by Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2015, based on total revenue.
LPL is regulated by Federal, State, and self-regulatory agencies, including the following: