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Independent Financial Group Cracks Financial Planning Magazine’s Top 20 Largest Independent Broker-Dealers by Revenue


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SAN DIEGO, CA – Independent Financial Group, LLC (IFG) was named the 20th largest independent broker-dealer by revenue, according to industry magazine Financial Planning. Posting overall firm revenue of $197.1 million for the year ending in 2020, IFG jumped six spots from the prior year’s IBD Elite rankings. IFG also ranked fourth largest among private firms and fourth in Percent of Women as Producing Reps for the second consecutive year. Total firm fee revenue increased by 13.2%, from $80.8 million in 2019 to $91.5 million in 2020. Commission revenue decreased by 4.9%, from $99.1 million to $94.2 million over the same period.

“IFG strives to be a place where independent financial professionals desire to grow their businesses and the broker-dealer they want to retire with,” says IFG Co-Founder, David Fischer. “The state of the economy notwithstanding, IFG’s success is inextricably linked with how we care for our reps, for our people.”


Results are based on data from 46 participating firms in the IBD Elite. Financial Planning relied on the firms to ensure the accuracy of the information. FP works to verify data when possible. N/A means not applicable or not available. The 2019 data does not always match last year’s survey because some companies restated data; as a result, some of the rankings from the prior year are different. The data for some firms that merged may have also changed from last year’s survey. All figures reflect calendar year numbers. Total revenues drive the overall IBD Elite rankings.

About Independent Financial Group

Independent Financial Group, LLC (IFG) is a privately held independent broker-dealer based in San Diego, California. Founded in 2003, IFG provides an array of business solutions supporting more than 640 independent financial professionals across 389 offices nationwide. IFG was named among the “Fastest Growing Private Companies in the US” by Inc. 5000 in 2020 for the eighth time since 2010. San Diego Business Journal ranked IFG “#12 Among the Largest Private Companies in San Diego” in 2020.

To learn more about IFG, visit https://ifgsd.com.