While no one likes to finish second in any contest, when it comes to the Broker/Dealers of the Year contest, it's not only those who win the balloting that can feel good about themselves. The thousands of representatives who vote (and who this year needed to provide more information and devote more time to cast a valid ballot to begin with) overwhelmingly give their B/Ds positive ratings.
Here are the broker/dealers who finished first, second, and third in their respective divisions this year. Good luck to all in 2007.
First: Contemporary Financial Solutions
Second: Independent Financial Group
Third: Century Securities
First: The Investment Center, Inc.
Second: Brecek & Young Advisors, Inc.
Third: CFG/H.Beck, Inc.
First: NEXT Financial Group, Inc.
Second: Sigma Financial Corp.
Third: Cambridge Investment Research, Inc.
First: Woodbury Financial Services
Second: Mutual Service Corp.
Third: Commonwealth Financial Network