Ladenburg Thalmann Annuity Insurance Services LLC Hires Paul J. Fulena as Sales Vice President

Ladenburg Thalmann Annuity Insurance Services LLC (LTAIS) a subsidiary of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc., announced today that Paul J. Fulena has joined the company as Sales Vice President. In this position, Mr. Fulena will be responsible for annuity distribution in the western U.S., working closely with independent producers, national institutions, and broker-dealers.

“We are very pleased that Paul has joined our growing sales team,” said Mark Schubert, Chief Sales Officer. “Paul’s ten years of experience as well as his focus on providing outstanding support to financial advisors will be a tremendous asset at LTAIS.”

Prior to joining LTAIS, Mr. Fulena served as a Regional Vice President for a national marketing organization where he collaborated with the nation’s top financial advisors assisting with case design and turn-key marketing programs.

Mr. Fulena currently resides in Scottsdale, Arizona.

About LTAIS

Ladenburg Thalmann Annuity Insurance Services LLC (LTAIS) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. LTAIS is a full-service annuity processing and marketing platform offering advisors propriety and industry-leading technologies, contracting and licensing, and in-house annuity experts. The company’s sales support team works in close coordination with financial advisors to ensure that the products being offered are in the best interest of the client. For more information, visit the LTAIS website at ladenburgannuity.com.

About Ladenburg

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (NYSE MKT: LTS, LTS PrA) is a publicly-traded diversified financial services company based in Miami, Florida. Ladenburg’s subsidiaries include industry-leading independent broker-dealer firms Securities America, Inc., Triad Advisors, Inc., Securities Service Network, Inc., Investacorp, Inc. and KMS Financial Services, Inc., as well as Premier Trust, Inc., Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management Inc., Highland Capital Brokerage, Inc., a leading independent life insurance brokerage company, and Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc., an investment bank which has been a member of the New York Stock Exchange for over 135 years. The company is committed to investing in the growth of its subsidiaries while respecting and maintaining their individual business identities, cultures, and leadership. For more information, please visit www.ladenburg.com.

Ladenburg Thalmann Annuity Insurance Services LLC Hires Kurt C. Fiedler as Sales Vice President

October 20, 2017 MIAMI—Ladenburg Thalmann Annuity Insurance Services LLC (LTAIS) a subsidiary of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc., announced today that Kurt C. Fiedler has joined the company as Sales Vice President.  With more than 12 years of experience in the financial services industry, Mr. Fiedler specializes in wealth accumulation and distribution using life insurance and annuities.

“Kurt is a great addition to our growing team,” said Mark Schubert, Chief Sales Officer. “He has a proven track record of success and a unique understanding of the importance of relationships and delivering client-centric solutions to our customers.”

Prior to joining LTAIS, Mr. Fiedler managed large geographic territories with two Fortune 100 insurance companies. While there, he helped bring in well over a billion dollars in annuity, life and long-term care premiums.

About LTAIS

Ladenburg Thalmann Annuity Insurance Services LLC (LTAIS) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. LTAIS is a full-service annuity processing and marketing platform offering advisors propriety and industry-leading technologies, contracting and licensing, and in-house annuity experts. The company’s sales support team works in close coordination with financial advisors to ensure that the products being offered are in the best interest of the client. For more information, visit the LTAIS website at ladenburgannuity.com.

About Ladenburg

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (NYSE MKT: LTS, LTS PrA) is a publicly-traded diversified financial services company based in Miami, Florida. Ladenburg’s subsidiaries include industry-leading independent broker-dealer firms Securities America, Inc., Triad Advisors, Inc., Securities Service Network, Inc., Investacorp, Inc. and KMS Financial Services, Inc., as well as Premier Trust, Inc., Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management Inc., Highland Capital Brokerage, Inc., a leading independent life insurance brokerage company, and Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc., an investment bank which has been a member of the New York Stock Exchange for over 135 years. The company is committed to investing in the growth of its subsidiaries while respecting and maintaining their individual business identities, cultures, and leadership. For more information, please visit www.ladenburg.com.

Ladenburg Thalmann Annuity Insurance Services LLC Hires Tonio D. Fulena as Sales Vice President

September 20, 2017 MIAMI– Ladenburg Thalmann Annuity Insurance Services LLC (LTAIS) a subsidiary of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc., announced today that Tonio D. Fulena has joined the company as Sales Vice President. In this position, Mr. Fulena will be responsible for annuity distribution in the western U.S., working closely with independent producers, national institutions, and broker-dealers.

“We are very excited that Tonio has joined our team,” said Mark Schubert, Chief Sales Officer. “Tonio has established relationships that will expand the LTAIS footprint and provide opportunities to showcase our value proposition to producers and their clients.”

Prior to joining LTAIS, Mr. Fulena served as a Regional Vice President for a national marketing organization where he collaborated with the nation’s top financial advisors assisting with case design and turn-key marketing programs.

Mr. Fulena attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania and currently resides in Phoenix, Arizona.

About LTAIS

Ladenburg Thalmann Annuity Insurance Services LLC (LTAIS) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. LTAIS is a full-service annuity processing and marketing platform offering advisors propriety and industry-leading technologies, contracting and licensing, and in-house annuity experts. The company’s sales support team works in close coordination with financial advisors to ensure that the products being offered are in the best interest of the client. For more information, visit the LTAIS website at ladenburgannuity.com.

About Ladenburg

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (NYSE MKT: LTS, LTS PrA) is a publicly-traded diversified financial services company based in Miami, Florida. Ladenburg’s subsidiaries include industry-leading independent broker-dealer firms Securities America, Inc., Triad Advisors, Inc., Securities Service Network, Inc., Investacorp, Inc. and KMS Financial Services, Inc., as well as Premier Trust, Inc., Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management Inc., Highland Capital Brokerage, Inc., a leading independent life insurance brokerage company, and Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc., an investment bank which has been a member of the New York Stock Exchange for over 135 years. The company is committed to investing in the growth of its subsidiaries while respecting and maintaining their individual business identities, cultures, and leadership. For more information, please visit www.ladenburg.com.

Mark Schubert, CRPC®, Joins Ladenburg Thalmann Annuity Insurance Services (LTAIS) as Chief Sales Officer

(Birmingham, AL, June 8, 2017) – Ladenburg Thalmann Annuity Insurance Services LLC (LTAIS) a subsidiary of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. announced today that Mark Schubert, CRPC®, has joined the company as Chief Sales Officer. Mr. Schubert provides leadership and direction for sales and marketing operations at LTAIS. This includes designing strategies for sustainable revenue growth and identifying market opportunities to drive sales. His focus is on developing new relationships with non- affiliated broker-dealers.

“We are very pleased that Mark has joined LTAIS,” said Anthony Lancaster, MBA, MS-MIS, FLMI, PMP, Senior Vice President, Chief Operations Officer for LTAIS and Highland Capital Brokerage. “Mark’s experience and vision will greatly assist in the implementation of our strategic sales and marketing initiatives. His depth of knowledge in the annuity and retirement planning space is an asset to the team at LTAIS.”

With more than 18 years of experience in the financial services industry, Mr. Schubert has a strong history as a skilled negotiator, prospector, and top producer who commands the full sales cycle. Prior to joining LTAIS, Mark served as the Divisional Vice President for AIG Financial Distributors, working with annuities and mutual funds. Mr. Schubert has held similar roles with Allianz Life Financial Services and Jackson National Life Distributors.

Mark graduated from New Mexico State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration and he has a Chartered Retirement Plan Counselor® (CRPC®) designation from the College for Financial Planning®. In addition, Mark holds a Series 6 (Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Limited Representative) and a Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law) license.

About LTAIS

Ladenburg Thalmann Annuity Insurance Services LLC (LTAIS) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. LTAIS is a full-service annuity processing and marketing platform offering advisors propriety and industry-leading technologies, contracting and licensing, and in-house annuity experts. The company’s sales support team works in close coordination with financial advisors to ensure that the products being offered are in the best interest of the client.

For more information, visit the LTAIS website at ladenburgannuity.com.

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About Ladenburg

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (NYSE MKT: LTS, LTS PrA) is a publicly-traded diversified financial services company based in Miami, Florida. Ladenburg’s subsidiaries include industry-leading independent broker-dealer firms Securities America, Inc., Triad Advisors, Inc., Securities Service Network, Inc., Investacorp, Inc. and KMS Financial Services, Inc., as well as Premier Trust, Inc., Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management Inc., Highland Capital Brokerage, Inc., a leading independent life insurance brokerage company, and Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc., an investment bank which has been a member of the New York Stock Exchange for over 135 years. The company is committed to investing in the growth of its subsidiaries while respecting and maintaining their individual business identities, cultures, and leadership. For more information, please visit www.ladenburg.com.

Launch of Ladenburg Thalmann Annuity Insurance Services LLC

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (NYSE MKT: LTS; LTS PrA) today announced the launch of a new wholly-owned subsidiary, Ladenburg Thalmann Annuity Insurance Services LLC (LTAIS). The new company will provide marketing strategies, product expertise, and back-office processing for fixed and equity-indexed annuities.

“Our new, comprehensive platform gives advisors access to annuities from a range of sources, ensuring that fixed and equity-index annuities are delivered in a way that serves the best interest of the client,” said Richard Lampen, CEO, President and Director, Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services. “In an age when the requirements for offering products and services to clients is under intensive regulatory scrutiny, it is critical that our advisors be confident in the way those products and services are delivered.”

Read the entire press release here.