Securities America, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (NYSE: LTS), has recruited Knight Investments Group Inc., an independent wealth management practice in Russellville, Arkansas with approximately $160 million in total client assets. Knight Investments Group was previously affiliated with Summit Brokerage.
The head of Knight Investments Group, Nathan Knight, began his nearly two-decade career in the financial-services industry as an insurance agent. He continues to hold licenses to market property, casualty, life and health insurance, in addition to his securities licenses. The group’s other producing advisor, Jamie Taber, has spent 20 years in the industry, including 19 years as a securities fund analyst and asset manager. She also spent 12 years working in securities litigation law.
Securities America is one of the nation’s largest independent advisory and brokerage firms, with 2,600 independent advisors and approximately $97 billion in client assets as of June 30, 2019.