Park Avenue Securities LLC

Investment Advisor
in Port Chester, NY

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Benjamin Nichols is a financial advisor who works out of Port Chester, New York, who has 9 years of industry experience. Nichols currently works for Park Avenue Securities LLC. Their career trajectory has included roles at Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC, Guardian Life Insurance Co and Park Avenue Securities LLC. Nichols has a Series 66 license, designating them as both a securities agent and an investment advisor representative, and can advise clients in Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Virginia and Washington. Park Avenue Securities LLC is a financial advisory business based out of New York, NY. It has offices in 385 locations and a total of 1,825 advisors. It controls $10 billion in assets under management across its 57,359 client accounts, making it one of the largest investment advisory firms in the country by assets under management. The firm advises 132 charitable organizations. Of its 57,359 customer accounts, 19% are associated with high-net-worth investors who have more than $1 million in assets. The firm has a broad array of services, including financial planning services, portfolio management for individuals and small businesses, selection of other advisers and educational seminars. Fees charged by financial advisors usually are based on which service is provided. However, fees charged by Park Avenue Securities LLC can include some blend of asset-based, hourly and fixed fees.

Certifications and Registrations

Series 66

Years Registered*

9 years

Services Offered

Financial planning services, Portfolio management for individuals and/or small businesses, Selection of other advisers, Educational seminars/workshops

Fee Structure

Percentage of Assets, Hourly Charges, Fixed Fees

Office Location

800 Westchester Avenue 4Th Floor Suite N409
Port Chester, NY 10573

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Park Avenue Securities LLC Brokerage Details

Total Assets Under Management


NY Average: $7,464,549,021
Total Number of Employees


NY Average: 88
Total Number of Accounts


NY Average: 3,892
Average Account Size


NY Average: $1,917,921

Investment Advisory Services

  • Financial planning services
  • Portfolio management for individuals and/or small businesses
  • Selection of other advisers
  • Educational seminars/workshops

Benjamin Nichols Work History

Benjamin has been registered as a financial advisor for 9 years.*

2014 - Present (9 years)

Guardian Life Insurance Co

2014 - Present (9 years)

Park Avenue Securities LLC

2012 - 2014 (2 years)

Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC

*The number of years registered in this profile is calculated by taking the year of an advisor's first active registration and subtracting it from the current year.


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