Date: 01.20.15

Summit Brokerage Services Announces Record Number of Top Producers | Summit

Boca Raton, FL, January 20, 2015 – Summit Brokerage Services, the #1 independent broker dealer in the country*, is pleased to announce that a record number of financial advisors have qualified for Summit's 2014 Leader's, Chairman's and President's Club. Membership in these exclusive clubs is awarded to the Firm's top financial advisors based on their previous calendar year production. Overall, the total number of financial advisor members among all three clubs increased by 25% over the previous year.

All Club members will receive a trip to the legendary Casa de Campo resort located in the Dominican Republic in May 2015.

Marshall Leeds, CEO and President of Summit Brokerage Services, said, "Summit is extremely excited to recognize and reward a record number of our advisors' outstanding achievement in attaining Club Membership. I am truly elated by the increased number of advisors (which represents one-third of all Summit's producing advisors) attaining this prestigious award. I would like to personally thank all the advisors and home office associates for making this possible."

For more information on Summit Brokerage Services, contact us at 800.354.5528.

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® ("Cetera") is a leading network of independent retail broker-dealers empowering the delivery of objective financial advice to individuals, families and company retirement plans across the country through trusted financial advisors and financial institutions. Cetera is the second-largest independent financial advisor network in the nation by number of advisors, as well as a leading provider of retail services to the investment programs of banks and credit unions.

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.

*Rated by REP magazine’s Independent Broker-Dealer Report Card.

Contact:

Rob Crowe
Summit Brokerage Services, Inc.
595 S. Federal Highway, #500
Boca Raton, FL 33432
561.338.2698
rcrowe@summitbrokerage.com