LPL Financial Overview Our relationship with broker/dealer LPL Financial gives our retirement plan consultants the ability to act as an investment advisor or consultant, or a broker of record on your plan(s). LPL Financial is a leading financial services company and the largest independent broker/dealer in the nation.* LPL Financial is a leader in retirement plan consulting when ranked as to the total number of institutional retirement plans, defined benefit plans, non qualified plans, various plan asset sizes, and on 401(k), 403(b) and 457 plans.**Only an elite group of advisors within LPL Financial, focused on the retirement plan marketplace, operate under LPL Financial’s Retirement Plan Consulting Program. This program provides our consultants with state-of-the-art institutional tracking, monitoring, benchmarking and RFP tools in the marketplace. It also provides our consultants the ability to act as ERISA fiduciaries.* As reported in Financial Planning magazine 1996-2014, based on total revenues. ** As reported in Plan Sponsor magazine, October 2012.