LPL Financial LLC, the nation’s largest independent broker-dealer, has added financial advisors Barry Rucks and Matt Silverhardt of Barry A. Rucks & Associates to its broker-dealer and corporate registered investment advisor platforms. The firm is based in Philadelphia.
Rucks, a financial advisor with more than 25 years of experience, and Silverhardt, who has 15 years of experience, began working together in 2008. The pair, both certified financial planners, join from Ameriprise Financial and serve approximately $225 million of client brokerage and advisory assets.
LPL Financial provides service to approximately $706 billion in brokerage and advisory assets as of the second quarter of 2019. The company provides proprietary technology, comprehensive clearing services, practice management programs and training, and independent research to more than 16,000 financial advisors and 700 financial institutions.