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Commonwealth Financial Network® Congratulates Debra Brede, Named to Barron's Top 100 Women Financial Advisors

Waltham, MA (June 15, 2017)—Commonwealth Financial Network®, the nation's largest privately held independent broker/dealer–RIA, congratulates Debra Brede, founder of D.K. Brede Investment Management Company, Inc., in Needham, Massachusetts, on being named one of Barron’s Top 100 Women Financial Advisors for 2017.

This marks the 12th consecutive time Brede has ranked in the annual list. According to Barron's, a leading financial publication, the ranking* reflects the volume of assets overseen by the advisors and their teams, revenues generated for the firms, and the quality of the advisors’ practices.

“I extend my most sincere congratulations to Debra on this much-deserved recognition,” said Wayne Bloom, CEO of Commonwealth. “To maintain rank on this elite list 12 years running speaks not only to Debra’s dedication to, and passion for, doing right by her long-standing clients but also to her impact on the financial advice industry. On behalf of the entire Commonwealth community, we wish Debra continued success and remain committed to supporting every aspect of her top-tier practice.”

About D.K. Brede Investment Management Company, Inc.
D.K. Brede Investment Management Company, Inc., located at 1253 Highland Avenue, Needham MA 02492 (phone: 781.444.9367), has been providing individuals and organizations with financial guidance since 1989. Debra Brede prides herself on crafting unique strategies for each client. For more information, please visit Securities and advisory services offered through Commonwealth Financial Network, Member FINRA/SIPC, a Registered Investment Adviser.

About Commonwealth Financial Network
Founded in 1979, Commonwealth Financial Network, member FINRA/SIPC, is the nation’s largest privately held independent broker/dealer–RIA, with headquarters in Waltham, Massachusetts, and San Diego, California. The firm supports 1,710 independent advisors nationwide in serving their clients as registered representatives, investment adviser representatives, and registered investment advisers, as well as through hybrid service models. For more information, please visit

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*Barron's Top 100 Women Financial Advisors bases its ratings on a proprietary analysis of the following qualitative and quantitative criteria: a minimum 7 years of financial services experience, acceptable compliance record, client retention, assets under management, revenues generated, and the quality of the advisor's practice. A portion of the ranking is based on a sampling of a financial advisor's clients and does not represent any one client's experience. Barron's does not provide a count of eligible nominees for the award, citing their data as proprietary. Investment performance is not a criterion and this recognition is not indicative of the advisor's future performance. Your experience may vary. Before working with any financial advisor, please be sure to conduct your own due diligence and research to ensure that the relationship is right for you.


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