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Protected Investors of America

California Home Office Support 

The Protected Investors of America (PIA) Super OSJ home office is comprised of licensed and unlicensed individuals who provide the supervision and support that our advisors need in order to focus on delivering top-quality services to their clients. Essentially, we focus on the on the daily nitty gritty details, so our advisors don't have to. OSJ services include trade approval, new account approval, compliance research, annual advisor audits, some marketing assistance and quarterly informational meetings, among many other benefits. 

Our home office is located in Santa Rosa, CA (about an hour north of San Francisco, CA), however our advisors are located throughout California and Arizona.  Our clients can be found in 38 states. 

If you are an advisor looking to join an OSJ, please contact us here

 
 *Investment Advisor magazine, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2010, 2008, 2007, Division IV; 2003, Division III. A broker-dealer becomes eligible for this honor only after a minimum of 10% of its producing rep-advisors cast valid ballots. The ballots rate the broker-dealer in 15 different categories defined by Investment Advisor as relevant challenges and concerns. Broker-dealers receiving the highest marks in each of four are declared Broker-Dealer of the Year. Results are based on experiences and perceptions of participants surveyed in June of each of the years listed. Experience may vary. This recognition is not representative of investment performance or returns of rep/advisors. Visit advisorone.com. 

*Investment Advisor magazine, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2010, 2008, 2007, Division IV; 2003, Division III. A broker-dealer becomes eligible for this honor only after a minimum of 10% of its producing rep-advisors cast valid ballots. The ballots rate the broker-dealer in 15 different categories defined by Investment Advisor as relevant challenges and concerns. Broker-dealers receiving the highest marks in each of four are declared Broker-Dealer of the Year. Results are based on experiences and perceptions of participants surveyed in June of each of the years listed. Experience may vary. This recognition is not representative of investment performance or returns of rep/advisors. Visit advisorone.com. 

 

Cambridge Investment Research, Inc.

Broker-Dealer Support

Cambridge Investment Research, Inc. (Cambridge) is an independent, privately-controlled broker-dealer with over $80 billion assets under management, nearly 700 home office associates, and over 3,00 independent registered representatives serving hundreds of thousands of clients across the United States. As an industry leader, they strive to create a workplace that reflects our four core values of integrity, commitment, flexibility, and kindness while fostering an atmosphere that allows our associates to thrive and enjoy our mutual success.

Cambridge has been honored as ‘Broker Dealer of the Year’ for 2017-2012, 2010, 2008, 2007, and 2003 by *Investment Advisor magazine; and was ranked 10th in the ‘2016 FP50 IBD Revenue Growth’ by Financial Planning magazine. Cambridge is also among the top 25 large companies honored as a ‘Top Workplace in Iowa’ for 2017, and is one of only 10 companies consecutively ranked among the Top Workplaces since the ranking began in 2011 by the Des Moines Register.

Learn more at their website: Cambridge Investment Research

Clearing Firms

Through Cambridge, We work with several clearing firms

Our advisors service client accounts through a variety of clearing firms. including:

  • **Fidelity Clearing and Custodian Solutions, FCCS 
    • (Formerly National Financial Services, NFS)
  • Pershing
  • Charles Schwab
  • Other direct companies
 **Fidelity Investments is an independent company, unaffiliated with Cambridge. Fidelity Investments is a service provider to Cambridge. There is no form of legal partnership, agency affiliation, or similar relationship between your financial advisor and Fidelity Investments, nor is such a relationship created or implied by the information herein. Fidelity Investments has not been involved with the preparation of the content supplied by Cambridge and does not guarantee, or assume any responsibility for, its content. Fidelity Investments is a registered trademark of FMR LLC.Fidelity Clearing & Custody SolutionsSM provides clearing, custody, and other brokerage services through National Financial Services LLC or FidelityBrokerage Services LLC, Members NYSE, SIPC. eReview number 807996.1.0

**Fidelity Investments is an independent company, unaffiliated with Cambridge. Fidelity Investments is a service provider to Cambridge. There is no form of legal partnership, agency affiliation, or similar relationship between your financial advisor and Fidelity Investments, nor is such a relationship created or implied by the information herein. Fidelity Investments has not been involved with the preparation of the content supplied by Cambridge and does not guarantee, or assume any responsibility for, its content. Fidelity Investments is a registered trademark of FMR LLC.Fidelity Clearing & Custody SolutionsSM provides clearing, custody, and other brokerage services through National Financial Services LLC or FidelityBrokerage Services LLC, Members NYSE, SIPC. eReview number 807996.1.0