Broker/Dealer Evaluation Services

Finding the right Broker/Dealer can be time-consuming and complex. At Bridgemark Strategies, we have experience working with both financial institutions and financial advisors performing comprehensive Broker/Dealer evaluations. We leverage our experience to synchronize and prioritize the needs and wants of the financial institution with that of the financial advisor, narrowing down a list of potential Broker/Dealer partners. We then assist you in performing the required due diligence on the selected Broker/Dealers to select a best fit partner.

How Can We Help?

Whether you’ve been in business for years or you’re doing this for the first time, Bridgemark Strategies can help you with Broker/Dealer evaluations. Our financial institutions consulting team has the knowledge and experience to find you the right match. A sample list of areas we can evaluate include:

  • Technology
  • Service and Support
  • Platforms
  • Compliance support and requirements
  • Payout

We can also help you choose between practice management or standard broker dealer services and can help you understand the benefits and drawbacks of hybrid models.

Growth is always a top priority for financial advisors. It cannot be achieved without technology that helps you more effectively scale your practice. This is an area that we take a detailed look at when we do Broker/Dealer evaluations. Fintech is constantly evolving.

One of the key questions we ask is whether or not the advisor can incorporate some of their own technology. Compliance departments have historically been opposed to this, but freedom of choice is a big selling point. Our team can help you determine where that’s available.

Technology can enhance growth initiatives. Poor service and sub-par client support will inh