Date: 06.11.15

Investment Advisor, one of the industry's leading publications, recently recognized Summit Brokerage Services in its annual 2015 B-D rankings as one of the top 25 independent broker-dealers for average production per financial advisor.

Boca Raton, FL, June 11, 2015 - Financial Planning, one of the industry’s leading publications, recently recognized Summit Brokerage Services in its annual FP50 B-D rankings. In addition to being ranked as one of the top 50 largest independent broker-dealers, Summit was ranked in all six major categories including top 15 in the highest average payout category, top five in revenue growth, top 40 in total client assets, and top 40 in number of corporate staff.

Marshall Leeds, President and CEO of Summit, commented that, "I am excited that the Firm was once again recognized by Financial Planning for its commitment to offering the resources to serve the needs of some of the industry’s most successful advisors. We are excited for the future of Summit as we continue to focus on providing our financial advisors and their clients with a high-end boutique experience.”

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.

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Contact:

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