Brian McLaughlin has been named as one of Bank Investment Consultant (BIC) magazine’s Top 100 Bank Advisors for 2016. McLaughlin is a Raymond James financial advisor for Liberty Bank servicing Portland and East Hampton, and is affiliated with the Financial Institutions Division of Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. (RJFS) member FINRA/SIPC.
“I’m humbled and honored to be included on this prestigious list, as it considers many aspects of my investment services practice and represents a comprehensive analysis,” stated McLaughlin.
The magazine evaluated the honorees on six variables, including assets under management, production, asset growth, percentage of fee business, growth in production and production per assets. McLaughlin joins 29 financial advisors who are affiliated with Raymond James and honored on this prestigious list, compiled annually by Bank Investment Consultant.
John W. Houston, managing director of the Financial Institutions Division at Raymond James, stated, “Being named to the BIC Top 100 Bank Advisors list is a great achievement, and everyone at Raymond James congratulates Brian. Being included on this list is a testament to his dedication and success and is symbolic of the quality service provided by Brian and his financial institution.”
Liberty Bank, headquartered in Middletown, CT, has 55 branches in the state including Portland and East Hampton.
About Raymond James Financial Services
Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. is a financial services firm supporting more than 3,600 independent financial advisors nationwide. Since 1974, Raymond James Financial Services Inc., member FINRA/SIPC, has provided a wide range of investment and wealth planning related services through its affiliate, Raymond James & Associates, Inc., member New York Stock Exchange/SIPC. Both broker/dealers are wholly owned subsidiaries of Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE-RJF), a leading diversified financial services company with approximately 7,100 financial advisors serving in excess of 2.9 million client accounts in more than 2,800 locations throughout the United States, Canada and overseas. Total client assets are approximately $600 billion.
About the Financial Institutions Division of RJFS
The Financial Institutions Division was established by Raymond James in 1987 to provide banks and credit unions with an alternative to traditional third-party investment providers. Raymond James provides full-service securities brokerage and advisory services to financial institutions seeking to compete with the largest banks and securities firms in the country. In addition to a full complement of investment products and services, Raymond James has the ability to deliver investment banking, public finance, research, self-clearing capabilities and wealth management services to both individuals and institutions.
Securities offered through Raymond James Financial Services, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC. Investment products are: not deposits, not FDIC/NCUA insured, not insured by any government agency, not bank guaranteed, subject to risk and may lose value. Raymond James is not affiliated with the bank or the investment center. Raymond James is not affiliated with Bank Investment Consultant.
About Liberty Bank
Established in 1825, Liberty Bank is Connecticut’s oldest mutual bank, with almost $4.5 billion in assets and 55 banking offices throughout the central, eastern, and shoreline areas of the state. As a full-service financial institution, Liberty offers consumer and commercial banking, home mortgages, insurance, and investment services. Named as a “Top Workplace” by the Hartford Courant for five consecutive years, Liberty maintains a longstanding commitment to superior personal service and unparalleled community involvement.