From the February 2007 issue of Boomer Market Advisor • Subscribe!

February 1, 2007

Top clearing custodial firms

If you are thinking of establishing a direct relationship with a clearing and custodial firm, here are some of the top companies from across the country. Whether it's a national brand name or something that's local, our list will help you get started.

ADP Clearing
55 Water St. New York, N.Y., 888-294-5681, www.adpcos.com

Bear Stearns Securities Corp.
383 Madison Ave. New York, N.Y., 212-272-3939, www.bearstearns.com

First Clearing LLC
901 E. Byrd Richmond, Va., 800-727-0304, www.firstclearing.com

First Southwest Co.
325 N. St. Paul Street, Suite 800 Dallas, Texas, 214-953-4000, www.firstswclearing.com

Goldmas Sachs Execution and Clearing, LP
One New York Plaza, 44th Floor New York, N.Y., 866-472-2287, www2.goldmansachs.com

Jefferies and Co.
520 Madison Ave., 12th Floor New York, N.Y., 212-284-2300, www.jefco.com

Legent Clearing LLC
9300 Underwood Ave., Suite 400 Omaha, Neb., 402-384-6123, www.legentclearing.com

Merrill Lynch/Broadcort
101 Hudson St., 7th Floor Jersey City, N.J., 312-431-7110, www.bcp.ml.com

Mesirow Financial Holdings Inc.
350 North Clark St. Chicago, Ill., 800-453-0600, www.mesirowfinancial.com

National Financial Services LLC
200 Seaport Blvd. Boston, Mass., 800-752-7053, www.nationalfinancial.com

Neuberger Berman LLC
605 Third Ave., 2nd Floor New York, N.Y., 212-476-8800, www.nb.com

North American Clearing Inc.
1385 West State Road 434 Longwood, Fla., 800-770-9049, www.northamericanclearing.com

Pershing LLC
One Pershing Plaza Jersey City, N.J., 800-445-4467, www.pershing.com

Raymond James and Associates
880 Carillon Parkway St. Petersburg, Fla., 800-248-8863, www.raymondjames.com

RBC Dain Correspondent Services
1211 6th Ave., 32nd Floor New York, N.Y., 800-396-3248, www.rbcdaincs.com

Southwest Securities Inc.
1201 Elm St., Suite 3500 Dallas, Texas, 214-859-9335, www.swst.com

Sterne, Agee and Leach
800 Shades Creek Parkway, Suite 700 Birmingham, Ala., 800-240-1438, www.sterne-agee.com

Wedbush Morgan Securities
1000 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, Calif., 213-688-8000, www.wedbush.com

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