• Business Models

Cambridge Broker-Dealer Model

Autonomy and support

Focus on the present and plan for the future of your business.

Are frequent disruptions in the industry causing you to question the current or future state of your business? If so, you're not alone in considering a sale, a merger, or rolling up under a broker-dealer as an office of supervisory jurisdiction (OSJ). 

The quick pace of industry and regulatory shifts present challenges that could be alleviated with the help of a stable partner firm. 

A partnership with Cambridge—a firm committed to long-term internal control and stability—enables you to:

  • Reduce operating responsibilities and costs 
  • Eliminate the risk associated with running a broker-dealer
  • Maintain autonomy and infrastructure, while gaining scalability
  • Remain independent while continuing to build your legacy

Deliver customized client experiences with our flexible technology solutions.

Provide holistic advice with access to one of the broadest product footprints in the industry.

Grow your business and create the optimal office environment with the support of our coaching and consulting programs.

Build your brand and reach more prospects with customized, engaging marketing solutions that deliver results.

Secure your legacy by partnering with our dedicated teams focused on business continuity and succession planning.

Take back hours in your day by outsourcing tasks - to spend more time where it matters most – with your clients and team.

You deserve a seamless transition. We provide comprehensive transition timelines and support, so you and your clients don’t skip a beat.

Run your business confidently with the support of our “common sense” compliance solutions, designed to fit the needs of your unique business model.

Grow your network and achieve your goals by connecting with other Cambridge financial advisors who can help guide you on your journey.


Retaining your firm’s financial advisors during a transition is vital. That is why we take the time to understand your business’s unique blueprint, create a plan that will help you communicate with staff and clients, and offer training on systems, policies, etc.


Recruiting is key to increasing team size and revenue, as well as expanding your business. Cambridge can assist in the recruiting process and engagement by working with the business development team once you’re ready to take the next steps.

The resources and support you need to thrive are a click away.