Independent Financial Group, LLC

Investment Advisor
in San Diego, CA
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About this Advisor

Patricia Smale is a certified financial planner and chartered financial analyst operating out of San Diego, California, who has been in the financial industry for 17 years. Smale is on the advisory team at Independent Financial Group, LLC. Their career trajectory has included roles at Independent Financial Group, Capital Growth, Inc and Capital Growth Investment Management Services. Smale holds a Series 63 license, certifying them as a securities representative, and is approved to operate in California and Texas. Independent Financial Group, LLC is a firm operating in San Diego, California. The firm has offices in 364 locations and a total of 680 employees. It administers $3 billion in assets under management among its 11,983 client accounts, placing it among the largest firms in the nation by assets under management. The firm advises 20 charitable organizations. Of its 11,983 customer accounts, just 5% are held by high-net-worth individuals who have more than $1 million in assets available to invest. The business provides a number of services, including financial planning services, portfolio management for individuals and small businesses, portfolio management for institutional clients, pension consulting services and selection of other advisers. Financial advisory fee schedules usually vary depending on which services the firm provides the client. Fee types charged by Independent Financial Group, LLC most likely are comprised of asset-based, hourly, fixed and commission-based fees.

Certifications and Registrations

Series 63, Certified Financial Planner, Chartered Financial Analyst

Years of Experience

17 years

Services Offered

Financial planning services, Portfolio management for individuals and/or small businesses, Portfolio management for businesses or institutional clients, Pension consulting services, Selection of other advisers

Fee Structure

Percentage of Assets, Hourly Charges, Fixed Fees, Commissions



Office Location

8910 University Center Lane Ste 150
San Diego, CA 92122

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Independent Financial Group, LLC Brokerage Details

Total Assets Under Management


CA Average: $7,578,581,321
Total Number of Employees


CA Average: 43
Total Number of Accounts


CA Average: 3,727
Average Account Size


CA Average: $2,033,427

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Investment Advisory Services

  • Financial planning services
  • Portfolio management for individuals and/or small businesses
  • Portfolio management for businesses or institutional clients
  • Pension consulting services
  • Selection of other advisers

Patricia Smale Work History

Patricia has 17 years of experience.

2006 - Present (13 years)

Independent Financial Group

2001 - Present (18 years)

Capital Growth, Inc

2001 - Present (18 years)

Capital Growth Investment Management Services


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