How This Survey Was Conducted: Between Jan. 14 and Feb. 25, 2015, WealthManagement.com emailed invitations to participate in an online survey to print subscribers and advisors in the Meridian-IQ database at over 80 independent broker/dealers. By Feb. 25, a total of 2,069 completed responses were received. Brokers rated their current employers on several items related to their satisfaction. Ratings are based on a 1-to-10 scale, with 10 representing the highest satisfaction level.
Click on a firm name below to view how each IBD was rated.