Business Relationship with LPL LPL RETIREMENT ADVISORS LEAD THE WAYBy working with an LPL advisor, you can help put your employees on the path toward achieving a secure retirement. Advisors who work with LPL are leading the way to retirement readiness for a generation of employees. Their success comes from your plan’s success. With dedication, cutting edge tools and high-impact education, combined with a commitment to impeccable service, LPL retirement advisors will help you set a clear direction toward retirement readiness.1ABOUT LPL RETIREMENT PARTNERSLPL Retirement Partners is the retirement plan-focused division of LPL Financial LLC (“LPL Financial”), the nation’s largest independent broker/dealer (based on total revenues, Financial Planning magazine, June 1996–2017). Through its integrated business platform and team of retirement industry experts, LPL Retirement Partners supports the operational and practice management needs of retirement plan advisors who offer retirement plan services to plan sponsors and their employees.ABOUT LPL FINANCIALLPL 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.1. All data as of 1/2017.↩ 2. Must work with at least 5 qualified retirement plans and have at least $5 million in plan assets. 3. PLANADVISER 2016 Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers list. Advisors selected solely on quantitative factors, including plan assets and number of plans, as reported directly by nominees. 4. 2016 Financial Times Top 401 Retirement Plan Advisors: financial advisors managing at least $50 million in defined contribution (DC) plan assets and for whom DC plans represent at least 20% of total AUM. Selected based on eight broad factors, including DC plan AUM, DC specialization, growth in DC plan assets and number of plans, average participation rate in advised plans, years of experience, industry certifications and compliance record.