LPL Financial LLC, the nation’s largest independent broker-dealer, has added financial advisor Christopher Sweeney to its broker-dealer and corporate registered investment advisor platforms.
The move allows Sweeney to establish his own independent practice, Sweeney Wealth Advisors in Toledo, Ohio. Previously, he worked for Ameriprise Financial and served approximately $125 million in brokerage, advisory, and retirement plan assets.
Sweeney joins LPL after a 29-year career that included long-term positions with Sigma Financial, Multi-Financial Securities, Vestax Securities, and New England Securities. He is licensed in 15 states and has holds FINRA Series 63, Series 7, Series 6, and SIE licenses.
LPL Financial provides service to approximately $719 billion in brokerage and advisory assets as of September 30, 2019. The company provides proprietary technology, comprehensive clearing services, practice management programs and training, and independent research to 16,349 financial advisors and 700 financial institutions.