Principal Securities, Inc

Investment Advisor
in Pittsburgh, PA
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William Bates is an investment advisor whose office is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Currently an investment advisor at Principal Securities, Inc, Bates has 15 years of work experience as a financial advisor. Bates holds Series 63 and Series 65 licenses, designating the advisor as both a securities agent and an investment advisor representative. Bates is registered to operate based out of Pennsylvania. Bates has gained experience at Princor Financial Services Corp, Principal Life Insurance Co and Bates Financial Group. Principal Securities, Inc is based out of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and operates out of 354 brick-and-mortar locations across the United States. As a company, Principal Securities, Inc manages $6 billion in assets throughout 28,235 client accounts and employs more than 1,687 people. The amount of assets the firm manages makes it one of the largest financial advisory firms in the nation. The firm manages 12,357 accounts on a discretionary basis, in which the advisor has the authority to make all investment decisions. Currently 2% of the advisory firm's investors are high-net-worth individuals, meaning they have more than $1 million in investable assets. Principal Securities, Inc offers financial planning services, portfolio management for individuals and small businesses, selection of other advisers and educational seminars. The firm may charge clients asset-based, hourly, fixed and other fees.

Certifications and Registrations

Series 63, Series 65, Chartered Financial Consultant

Years of Experience

15 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, Others



Office Location

1001 Liberty Ave Ste 300
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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Principal Securities, Inc Brokerage Details

Total Assets Under Management


PA Average: $9,259,360,772
Total Number of Employees


PA Average: 166
Total Number of Accounts


PA Average: 7,189
Average Account Size


PA Average: $1,287,990

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Investment Advisory Services

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

William Bates Work History

William has 15 years of experience.

2003 - Present (16 years)

Princor Financial Services Corp

2003 - Present (16 years)

Principal Life Insurance Co

2003 - Present (16 years)

Bates Financial Group


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