National Planning Corp. Upgrades to New Office in El Segundo
EL SEGUNDO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--National Planning Corporation (NPC) announced it has relocated to 100 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Suites 1750 & 1800 in El Segundo, California. The move is the result of an increase in hiring as well as anticipation of continued company growth, according to President and CEO John C. Johnson.
“The move represents more than a change in location, it represents our optimism for future success”
“The move represents more than a change in location, it represents our optimism for future success,” said Johnson. “We continue to broaden our advisor recruitment efforts, as well as expand our services and back office support. The new building provides space to grow and also features upgraded technologies that will enhance our support capabilities for our affiliated advisors across the country.”
Part of the new space has been transformed into a dedicated training center where NPC can host continuing education programs and train new and existing associates. As added benefits of the new location, employees can take advantage of a free airport shuttle as well as onsite cafes, fitness classes and banking. The office’s close proximity to Los Angeles International Airport also makes it easily accessible to advisors visiting the firm. Advanced audio visual technology provides the option to teleconference with advisors who are unable to visit the office in person.
NPC added 167 advisors to its roster in 2013 and experienced a 10 percent growth in revenue over 2012. The company was recently ranked number 14 in total revenue out of the 50 biggest independent broker-dealers by Financial Planning1 and was counted among the top 25 most influential broker-dealers on social media by WealthManagement.com.2
National Planning Corporation has more than 1,400 affiliated financial advisors across the United States and is one of the four firms in the National Planning Holdings, Inc.® (NPH®) network. For more information about National Planning Corporation, please visit www.joinnpc.com.
About National Planning Holdings, Inc.
National Planning Holdings, Inc. (NPH), designed to help independent investment professionals and their clients reach unprecedented levels of success, is a broker-dealer holding company and an affiliate of Lansing, Mich.-based Jackson National Life Insurance Company. NPH serves as the holding company for the independent broker-dealers INVEST Financial Corporation, Investment Centers of America, Inc., National Planning Corporation and SII Investments, Inc. Collectively, the NPH broker-dealer network has 3,544 registered representatives (as of 12/31/13). NPH and Jackson are wholly owned by Prudential plc (NYSE: PUK), a company incorporated in England and Wales. Prudential plc is not affiliated in any manner with Prudential Financial, Inc., a company whose principal place of business is in the United States of America.
1 Financial Planning, “FP 50: Biggest Independent
Broker-Dealers,” June 2014.
2 WealthManagement.com, “Most Influential IBDs in Social Media,” May 2014.