Top 40 Independent Broker/Dealers

Centaurus Financial, Inc. Ranks No. 31 Among Independent Broker Dealers

In News by Gordon Huber

For the 16th year in a row, Centaurus Financial, Inc. was ranked among the top 40 independent broker/dealers in the nation by InvestmentNews. In 2019, Centaurus Financial ranked No. 31 with $155.8 million in total revenue. In its 27th year, Centaurus Financial continues to thrive in a competitive landscape by providing world-class support to its truly independent financial advisers. Centaurus remains committed to the qualities and focus adopted when it began in 1992: to provide unparalleled service, support, technology, and education to independent financial advisers in the securities industry.

“2019 was a record year for Centaurus. We recorded our highest annual revenue and earnings since our inception in 1992. We credit the hard work and professionalism of our advisers, their support staffs, and our home office employees for that success,” said Wes King, President and Chief Marketing Officer of Centaurus Financial. “We also made significant improvements to our infrastructure, adviser education, and technology resources, which will continue to make our advisers more efficient and productive going forward.”

Centaurus Leesburg

(Left to Right) John Trentor, Hilary Stowers, and Nikki Toledo at the Centaurus Mid-Atlantic/Northeast Corporate Office

Centaurus Financial’s Virginia Corporate Office Serves Northeast, Mid-Atlantic

Centaurus Financial recently opened a third regional corporate office, in Leesburg, Virginia. The Northeast/Mid-Atlantic Regional Office helps the growing broker/dealer fulfill the needs of its financial advisers in the eastern U.S. Core areas on which the Leesburg, Virginia, office focuses are sales, marketing, and compliance support. The office, headed by Senior Vice President John Trentor, complements Centaurus’s southeast corporate office in the Atlanta area. Joining John in the office are Nikki Toledo, branch manager and registered representative, and Hilary Stowers, whose focuses include corporate compliance and strategic corporate initiatives.

About Centaurus Financial, Inc.

Headquartered in Anaheim, California, Centaurus Financial, Inc. is a national independent broker/dealer registered and licensed to offer securities, investment advisory services and insurance products. Centaurus Financial is a member of both the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC). Centaurus Financial is also a Registered Investment Adviser with the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC). For Registered Representatives, Financial Advisers or insurance agents interested in joining Centaurus Financial, please visit Centaurus Financial’s website for financial professionals at or contact the Branch Development Team at (800) 880-4234.