DFPG Investments, a dually-registered independent broker-dealer and RIA, welcomed 13 new advisors with the addition of Calabasas-CA based American Financial Network, which has $336 million in assets under management.
“American Financial Network has done an excellent job assembling a talented team of professionals who provide a unique and specialized service to their clientele,” said DFPG CEO Mike Bendix, a current member of the board and the immediate past president of ADISA, the nation’s largest alternative investment association.
Craig Watanabe, American Financial Network’s chief compliance cfficer, said “DFPG is an industry leader in several aspects that are critical to our business, including alternative investments. We require a broker-dealer partner who has a strong commitment to due diligence and compliance, and it was clear to us that DFPG excels at both.”
Brett Ellen, American Financial Network’s CEO, added, “We feel like DFPG is a rare find within the broker-dealer community. They’ve got specialized experience in alternative investments, which we really need, but they also have a great reputation and impressive culture.”
DFPG is an independent broker dealer and RIA with registered representatives and investment advisors located across the country. DFPG focuses on alternative investments, with a focus on securitized real estate.