Date: 12.13.16

Summit Brokerage Recruits Advisor with over 20 Years of Experience | Summit

Summit Brokerage Recruits Advisor with over 20 Years of Experience

Boca Raton, FL, December 13, 2016 - Financial advisor Sheldon Smith of Memphis, TN, has recently joined Summit Brokerage Services, Inc., the #1 Independent Boutique Broker-Dealer in the Country**.

Sheldon Smith was previously affiliated with Fifth-Third Bank and has been servicing the needs of clients for over 20 years and focusing on providing customized fixed income solutions for his clients.

“I joined Summit for a number of reasons including the fact they have what I consider to be the right size to support me and my team from a relationship standpoint, including their fixed income trading desk. Additionally, I believe that Summit has the extra resources to fulfill my needs to grow my business,” Smith said.

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About Summit Brokerage Services, Inc.

Summit Brokerage Services is part of Cetera Financial Group. Summit Brokerage 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.

About Cetera Financial Group

Cetera Financial Group

Through its multiple distinct firms, Cetera offers independent and institutions-based advisors the benefits of a large, established broker-dealer and registered investment adviser, while serving advisors and institutions in a way that is customized to their needs and aspirations.Advisor support resources offered through Cetera include award-winning wealth management and advisory platforms, comprehensive broker-dealer and registered investment adviser services, practice management support and innovative technology.For more information, visit www.ceterafinancialgroup.com.

*"Cetera Financial Group" refers to the network of retail independent broker-dealers encompassing, among others, Cetera Advisors, Cetera Advisor Networks, Cetera Financial Institutions, Cetera Financial Specialists, First Allied Securities, Girard Securities, The Legend Group and Summit Brokerage Services.

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