LPL Financial Congratulates Stace Hilbrant for Recognition as 2012 PLANSPONSOR Retirement Plan Advisor of the Year
SAN DIEGO and CHICAGO, April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LPL Financial LLC, the nation's largest independent broker-dealer* and a wholly-owned subsidiary of LPL Investment Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LPLA), today offered congratulations to Stace Hilbrant, Managing Director and Founder of 401k Advisors LLC, on his recognition as the 2012 PLANSPONSOR Retirement Plan Advisor of the Year.
401k Advisors LLC is a Chicago-based, leading full-service 401k plan consulting firm with over $1 billion in assets under management. Mr. Hilbrant supports retirement plans through LPL Financial Retirement Partners, the company's retirement plan-focused division.
Awarded annually by PLANSPONSOR, a leading industry media outlet, the Retirement Plan Advisor of the Year Award recognizes the contributions of the nation's leading financial advisors in helping to make retirement security a reality for workers across the nation. The award is based on a combination of quantitative and qualitative measures.
Bill Chetney, Executive Vice President of LPL Financial Retirement Partners, said, "We congratulate Stace Hilbrant for this well-deserved recognition as a leader in providing financial advice to retirement plans throughout the nation. This award is a tribute to Stace's unflagging dedication and consistent excellence in serving the needs of his clients. We are proud to be an enabling partner to Stace and to thousands of other financial advisors focused on the retirement plan space as they work to help Americans realize their retirement goals, and we expect to see strong continued growth in this area."
Stace Hilbrant, Managing Director and Founder of 401k Advisors LLC, said, "I am honored to be recognized as PLANSPONSOR's 2012 Retirement Plan Advisor of the Year. We are completely committed to helping our clients and their employees achieve the crucial objective of retirement security. We thank our plan sponsor clients for their ongoing support, and we look forward to continuing to help them and their employees progress toward their life objectives."
401k Advisors LLC has been recognized as one of PLANSPONSOR's Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisors for the past three years, and was named one of the Top 300 Most Influential Advisors in Defined Contribution by 401k Wire in 2009 based on readers' votes and statistics about the advisors' practices gathered by nominees.
About LPL Financial
LPL Financial, a wholly-owned subsidiary of LPL Investment Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LPLA), is the nation's largest independent broker-dealer (based on total revenues, Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2011), a top RIA custodian, and a leading independent consultant to retirement plans. LPL Financial offers proprietary technology, comprehensive clearing and compliance services, practice management programs and training, and independent research to more than 12,800 financial advisors and approximately 670 financial institutions. In addition, LPL Financial supports over 4,000 financial advisors licensed with insurance companies by providing customized clearing, advisory platforms and technology solutions. LPL Financial and its affiliates have more than 2,700 employees with headquarters in Boston, Charlotte, and San Diego. For more information, please visit www.lpl.com.
About 401k Advisors LLC
Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, 401k Advisors LLC is a leading, full-service 401k plan consulting firm with over $1 billion in assets under management. The firm specializes in 401k plans, defined benefit plans and non-qualified retirement plans. 401k Advisors LLC services include industry leading vendor due diligence, fiduciary governance audits, fee negotiation, cost identification and management. Additionally, the firm works to assure clients that fiduciary processes are in place to create a successful and highly valued 401k plan while aggressively managing plan level fiduciary liabilities. For more information, please visit http://www.401kadvisorschicago.com/.
Securities offered through LPL Financial, member FINRA/SIPC. Investment advice offered through Independent Financial Partners, a registered investment advisor and separate entity from LPL Financial.
*Based on total revenues, Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2011
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