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2016 Financial Times Top Retirement Plan Adviser

David Griffin Recognized as One of the 2016 Top 401 Retirement Plan Advisers

Atlanta, GA — September 26, 2016 — David Griffin of Atlanta Retirement Partners in Atlanta, GA was recently named among the 401 Top Retirement Plan Advisers. The list, produced by financial services publication Financial Times in collaboration with Ignites Research, Griffin is supported by LPL Financial, the nation’s largest independent broker/dealer and a leader in the retail financial advice market.

Advisers were chosen based on several criteria, including the amount of DC plan assets under advisement, growth in his or her DC plan business, specialization in DC plan business, among other factors.

“On behalf of LPL, I congratulate David Griffin on being recognized among the top retirement plan advisors in the industry,” David Reich, executive vice president and head of Retirement Partners, LPL Financial. “We are proud to support David with specialized resources, with the shared goal of helping more Americans work toward a successful retirement. We are proud to support David and wish him continued success.”

About Atlanta Retirement Partners  

Atlanta Retirement Partners, LLC, is an independent investment consulting firm specializing in a variety of plan types for corporations and public sector clients as well as investment advisory services. With over 20 years of experience, we help address Plan Sponsors' fiduciary responsibilities and educate employees through participant guidance. 

Our service philosophy is simple: at Atlanta Retirement Partners, people come first. As a plan sponsor, you understand the important role your benefits play in maintaining happy, productive employees. We agree and that is why we take a very hands-on approach to employee education. 

About LPL Financial

LPL Financial, a wholly owned subsidiary of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA), is a leader in the retail financial advice market and served approximately $500 billion in brokerage and advisory assets as of July 31, 2016. LPL is one of the fastest growing RIA custodians and is the nation's largest independent broker-dealer (based on total revenues, Financial Planning magazine June 1996-2016). The Company provides proprietary technology, comprehensive clearing and compliance services, practice management programs and training, and Independent research to more than 14,000 independent financial advisors and over 700 banks and credit unions, enabling them to help their clients turn life's aspirations into financial realities. Advisors associated with LPL also serviced an estimated 45,000 retirement plans with an estimated $124 billion in retirement plan assets, as of June 30, 2016. LPL also supports approximately 4,200 financial advisors licensed and affiliated with insurance companies with customized clearing, advisory platforms, and technology solutions. LPL Financial and its affiliates have more than 3,200 employees with primary offices in Boston, Charlotte, and San Diego. For more information, please visit

Securities and Retirement Plan Consulting Program advisory services offered through LPL Financial, a Registered Investment Advisor, member FINRA/SIPC.  Other advisory services offered through IFG Advisory, LLC, a separate entity.

LPL Financial and Financial Times are not affiliated entities.