Independent Financial Partners

Investment Advisor
in Dallas, TX
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Smitha Thomas is a certified financial planner whose office is in Dallas, Texas. Currently a registered investment advisor at Independent Financial Partners, Thomas has 10 years of experience as a registered advisor. Thomas maintains Series 63, Series 65 and Series 66 licenses, certifying them as both a securities agent and an investment advisor representative. Thomas is registered to act as an advisor in California, Texas, Florida, Louisiana, Maine and New Jersey. Throughout their career, they have worked at Mass Mutual Financial Group, Mml Investors Services Inc, Lifetime Wealth Management Pc, Finestra Financial, Chase Investment Services Corp, Jpmorgan Chase Bank, Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith, Chase Investment Services, Scooter'S Unlimited and Bank Of America, N.A. Independent Financial Partners is based out of Dallas, Texas, and operates out of 277 other offices throughout the United States. As an advisor firm, Independent Financial Partners manages $10 billion in assets dispersed across 35,966 accounts and retains more than 606 people. The firm's total assets under management makes it one of the largest firms in the nation. The firm manages 35,964 accounts on a discretionary basis, in which the advisor has the authority to make all investment decisions. Currently 3% of the advisory firm's clients are high-net-worth individuals, meaning they have more than $1 million in investable assets. Independent Financial Partners can offer financial planning services, portfolio management for individuals and small businesses, portfolio management for institutional clients, pension consulting services, 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, Series 66, Certified Financial Planner

Years of Experience

10 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, Educational seminars/workshops

Fee Structure

Percentage of Assets, Hourly Charges, Fixed Fees, Others



Office Location

10703 Preston Rd
Dallas, TX 75230

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Independent Financial Partners Brokerage Details

Total Assets Under Management


TX Average: $1,855,561,029
Total Number of Employees


TX Average: 62
Total Number of Accounts


TX Average: 2,474
Average Account Size


TX Average: $750,025

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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
  • Educational seminars/workshops

Smitha Thomas Work History

Smitha has 10 years of experience.

2016 - Present (3 years)

Independent Financial Partners

2016 - Present (3 years)

Lpl Financial LLC

2012 - 2016 (4 years)

Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith

2012 - 2016 (4 years)

Bank Of America, N.A

2011 - 2012 (1 year)

Chase Investment Services Corp

2011 - 2012 (1 year)

Jpmorgan Chase Bank

2011 - 2012 (1 year)

Chase Investment Services

2009 - 2009 (< 1 year)

Lifetime Wealth Management Pc

2009 - 2011 (2 years)

Scooter'S Unlimited

2008 - 2009 (1 year)

Mass Mutual Financial Group

2008 - 2009 (1 year)

Mml Investors Services Inc

2008 - 2009 (1 year)

Finestra Financial


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