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Richard W. Jagelman Joins Highland Capital Brokerage as Sales Vice President
(Birmingham, AL, August 10, 2016) – Highland Capital Brokerage, Inc. (HCB) a subsidiary of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. announced today that Richard W. Jagelman has joined the company as Sales Vice President for HCB Southeast. In this position, Mr. Jagelman will be focused on partnering with financial professionals to provide customized insurance solutions for their clients.
“We are pleased that Rich will be joining the Highland team,” said Lance Barton, Managing Principal, HCB Southeast. “Rich uniquely understands the needs of financial professionals having held both producer and management roles over his career. His integrity and tenacity, along with his proven track record of building national distribution in the high net worth marketplace, makes him a great addition to the Highland team.”
Mr. Jagelman has over 18 years of experience in financial services, specializing in life insurance. He is a graduate of Lake Forest College in Lake Forest, Illinois. Rich holds a Series 6 (Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Limited Representative) and Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law) licenses.
About Highland Capital Brokerage
Highland Capital Brokerage is a national brokerage company providing point-of-sale support, advanced marketing, and creative estate and business planning techniques to financial advisors and insurance professionals. We deliver these services in an efficient, client-focused environment that extends to carrier and product expertise, underwriting negotiation, and complete back office processing. Our core competencies include life insurance, annuities, and long term care. HCB delivers objective access to major insurance carriers, advanced planning support, expertise in risk underwriting, and back office processing to insurance brokers, financial planners, and various institutions such as banks, wirehouses, and certified public accountant firms. To learn more about Highland Capital Brokerage, visit www.highlandbrokerage.com.
About Ladenburg Thalmann
Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (NYSE MKT: LTS, LTS PrA) is a publicly-traded diversified financial services company based in Miami, Florida. Ladenburg’s subsidiaries include industry-leading independent broker-dealer firms Securities America, Inc., Triad Advisors, Inc., Securities Service Network, Inc., Investacorp, Inc. and KMS Financial Services, Inc., as well as Premier Trust, Inc., Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management Inc., Highland Capital Brokerage, Inc., a leading independent life insurance brokerage company, and Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc., an investment bank which has been a member of the New York Stock Exchange for 135 years. The company is committed to investing in the growth of its subsidiaries while respecting and maintaining their individual business identities, cultures, and leadership. For more information, please visit www.ladenburg.com.