Summit Brokerage Services Recognized As a Top Independent Broker-Dealer by Investment Advisor and Financial Planning

Boca Raton, FL , June 19, 2013 – Summit Brokerage Services, Inc. is pleased to announce its inclusion as one of the top independent broker-dealers among several categories as recognized by trade publications Investment Advisor and Financial Planning.

Summit was recognized among the Top 25 independent broker-dealers by Investment Advisor for average production per financial advisor, as well as for the ratio of home office support staff to advisors.

Summit was also recognized among the Top 50 independent broker-dealers by Financial Planning in a total of five categories, including total payout to financial advisors; total commission revenue; total account assets; highest average production per financial advisor; and home office support staff.

Marshall Leeds, Chairman and CEO of Summit, commented that, "We are pleased to once again be recognized by Investment Advisor and Financial Planning for our accomplishments. The credit for these achievements, however, rests with our financial advisors and their staffs, as well as our home office associates, who allow us to provide the finest in service to the industry’s best financial advisors."

About Summit Brokerage Services, Inc.
Summit Brokerage Services, Inc. is a Florida-based financial services company that provides a broad range of securities brokerage and investment services to primarily individual investors. Summit Brokerage also sells insurance products, predominantly fixed and variable annuities and life insurance through its subsidiary, SBS Insurance Agency of Florida. Summit Brokerage also provides asset management services through its investment advisor, Summit Financial Group, Inc.

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Contact Person: Mindy Clapp
Company Name: Summit Brokerage Services, Inc.
Telephone Number: 561.338.2770
Fax Number: 561.338.2820
Email Address: mclapp@summitbrokerage.com
Web site address: www.summitbrokerage.com