While some argue 2009 brought a “perfect storm” for recruiting for IBDs, recruiting is down from 2010, as margins are squeezed and the cost of compliance has risen significantly. But these firms, ranked by 2011 headcount, are still on top. (Some, to be sure, include small performers in the insurance brokerage sector.) *Click on a company name to find out more.
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