Summit Financial Services Group, Inc. was recently listed in the South Florida Business Journal’s 2011 Fastest Growing Companies. The list, consisting of the 50 Fastest Growing companies in South Florida, highlights the region’s most dynamic privately- and publicly-held companies.
In the article, the South Florida Business Journal asked each company leader their advice on how to grow rapidly. Marshall Leeds, Chairman and CEO of Summit, affirmed that, “Staying focused on your company’s core competencies and ensuring management does not get distracted from its primary business are the keys to success.” Leeds also believes that surrounding yourself with the best possible people and listening to your customers are important factors to the growth of a company.
Summit Financial Services Group, Inc. is a Florida-based financial services holding company that provides, through its operating subsidiary, Summit Brokerage Services, Inc. (“Summit Brokerage”), a broad range of securities brokerage and investment services to primarily individual investors. Summit Brokerage also sells insurance products, predominantly fixed and variable annuities and life insurance through its subsidiary, SBS Insurance Agency of Florida. Summit Brokerage also provides asset management services through its investment advisor, Summit Financial Group, Inc.
Summit Brokerage is registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and is a member of FINRA (f/k/a NASD), the Municipal Securities Rule Making Board, and the National Futures Association. The Company currently offers its services through a network of approximately 300 producing financial advisors, and its business plan is focused primarily on increasing its network of affiliated registered representatives through recruitment as well as by acquisitions.