The Independent Advantage Our Independence Powered By LPL Financial The financial representatives of Albany Financial Group are supported by the robust resources of LPL Financial, the nation’s largest independent broker/dealer.* Our independence means we can provide you with objective financial guidance—and act in your best interests at all times. We take our fiduciary responsibility to clients seriously and value the trust they place in us to assist them in achieving their goals.LPL Financial (www.lpl.com) provides Albany Financial Group with a comprehensive array of tools and resources, which enable us to provide you with objective advice. With $542 billion in advisory and brokerage assets,** LPL Financial provides the intellectual capital and resources needed to support sophisticated wealth management solutions with no proprietary products. Other advantages of our independence include:We have no obligations to investment product manufacturers, a parent company or shareholders.We have no cross-sell quotas or home-office directives that may lead to conflicts of interest.We spend our time developing customized strategies for the unique challenges you face, no matter how complex those challenges may be.*As reported by Financial Planning magazine, June 1996–2017, based on total revenue.** As of June 30, 2017 Meet Our Team About LPL Financial LPL Financial is one of the nation's leading financial services companies and a publicly traded company under ticker symbol LPLA. The firm's mission is rooted in the belief that objective financial guidance is a fundamental need for everyone. LPL does not offer proprietary investment products or engage in investment banking activities; this means advisors affiliated with LPL are not pressured or influenced by LPL to sell its products. Thousands of financial advisors nationwide are able to rely on the firm's tools and resources to help them provide financial guidance and recommendations to help meet their clients' needs. For more information about LPL Financial, visit www.lpl.com.