Who is LPL Financial?

The cornerstone of LPL Financial's business is providing the highest level of unbiased financial services and advice so advisors can concentrate their time and energies on understanding your individual financial goals, not on product quotas and sales goals. LPL Financial is one of the largest organizations of independent financial advisors. Formed in 1989 through the merger of two small but successful brokerage firms, Linsco (established in 1968) and Private Ledger (established in 1973), LPL Financial today employs over 2,300 people in its headquarters in Boston, San Diego and Charlotte and has more than 13,500 financial advisors in over 6,100 branch offices nationwide.