Fast Facts*

Below are some key facts about Commonwealth. For a more complete story, go to History.

Founded

1979

Registration

50 states

Producing Advisors

Approximately 1,650

Commonwealth Staff

Approximately 775

Office Locations

Waltham, MA
San Diego, CA

Ownerships

100% owned and controlled by the 11 managing principals of the firm

Revenues

$1 billion in 2015

Total Account Assets

Approximately $100 billion*

Minimum Production Requirement

$200,000 in gross concessions

Clearing

National Financial Services LLC, Member NYSE/SIPC, a Fidelity Investments® company

Industry Recognition

Highest average payout per advisor among independent broker/dealers, as reported by Financial Planning in June 2016.

Highest gross revenue per advisor among independent broker/dealers, as reported by Financial Advisor in April 2016.

Commonwealth has been recognized 32 times as one of the Best Places to Work by the Boston Globe, Boston Business Journal, San Diego Business Journal, U-T (Union-Tribune) San Diego, and Computerworld. This includes #1 Best Place to Work designations in the midsize category from both the Boston Business Journal and the San Diego Business Journal (2005, 2009, 2013), #1 Top Workplace designation in the small-size category from the U-T (Union-Tribune) San Diego, as well as the Boston Globe (2008).

*As of 12/31/2015