June 25, 2012
LPL Financial Expands Technology Presence in Charlotte
LPL Financial LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of LPL Financial Holdings, Inc. (LPLA) and the nation’s largest independent broker-dealer,* announced today that it will add 75 to 100 technology jobs in Charlotte by the end of 2013 with plans for additional growth in the coming years. The company will initially hire for 50 positions by late fall and an additional 25 to 50 positions in 2013.
“The Charlotte Chamber is excited that LPL Financial selected the Charlotte market to expand its technology presence,” said Charlotte Chamber president, Bob Morgan. “It reaffirms their commitment to this market while helping to create high quality and good paying jobs.”
LPL Financial employs 800 people at two locations in Charlotte in Coliseum Centre and Parkway Plaza and a total of approximately 2,700 people with headquarters in San Diego, Charlotte and Boston. The company serves over 12,900 financial advisors and approximately 680 financial institutions with offerings that include proprietary technology, comprehensive clearing and compliance services, practice management programs and training, and independent research. Additionally, LPL Financial supports over 4,400 financial advisors licensed with insurance companies by providing customized clearing, advisory platforms and technology solutions.
“LPL Financial is very pleased to expand its business operations in Charlotte through this technology jobs initiative. Charlotte is known nationwide as a leading financial services hub on the East Coast, with the extensive talent base and infrastructure to support the growth of companies located here,” said Chris Feeney, managing director and chief information officer at LPL Financial. “As a leading employer in the city, we are excited about further leveraging the deep and experienced talent pool in Charlotte.”
For more information on LPL Financial careers, please visit www.lpl.com.
Click here to read the official company release.
*Based on total revenues, Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2012.
For more information:
Charlotte Chamber | 330 South Tryon Street | Charlotte, NC 28202 | 704.378.1300 | www.charlottechamber.com