FAs can be an optimistic lot. This year's Registered Rep. Broker Report Cards really does show just how optimistic financial advisors can be. We don't need to remind anyone about the tremendous upheaval the popping of the credit/housing bubble created. And, yet, the marks FAs gave their firms were surprisingly solid — at least for all but Wells Fargo Advisors and UBS' Wealth Management Americas unit.
While we don't survey Baird or other regional broker/dealers on how satisified their FAs are, Baird can brag that, once again, Fortune has deemed it among its best company to work for list. To read Baird's press release, click here. For Fortune magazine's story, click here.