BenchMark Financial Network is an independently owned and operated financial services firm headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA that serves financial advisors and their clients through a strategic "regional" relationship with Cetera Advisor Networks LLC, one of the nation's largest independently managed broker-dealers.
Our goal is to assist financial professionals and their clients grow and protect assets wisely, with an ongoing commitment to our core values of trust, integrity, and passion.
Whether you are a prospective or current client, financial professional, or financial institution, we look forward to the opportunity to work with you in the future as we continue to set the standard in the Investment & Insurance industry!
BenchMark Cetera Advisor Networks LLC at a glance...
Founded in 1998; Headquartered just north of Pittsburgh, PA.
Comprised of over 80 Financial Advisors and Institutions.
One of Pittsburgh Area's 5 Largest Financial Services Firms
(Pittsburgh Business Times 2012 book of Lists,
Ranked by Number of Registered Representatives).
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