LPL Financial Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1989 and is considered the largest independent broker-dealer in the United States. As of 2021 the company had more than 17,200 financial advisors, over $903 billion in advisory & brokerage assets, and generated approximately $5.9 billion in annual revenue for the 2020 fiscal year.
LPL Financial was formed in 1989 through the merger of two brokerage firms—Linsco and Private Ledger—and has since expanded its number of independent financial advisors both organically and through acquisitions. LPL Financial has main offices in Boston, Fort Mill, Austin, and San Diego. The company is a member of FINRA and the SIPC.
LPL's subsidiaries are LPL Financial LLC, LPL Insurance Associates, Inc., Fortigent, LLC, and The Private Trust Company, N.A.
Highest paying job titles at LPL Financial include Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET), Finance Manager, and Head of Schools