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Who We Are

J.M. Franklin & Company, LLC is an independent financial advisory firm, specializing in retirement planning, who is partnered with Stratos Wealth Partners.

Stratos is a company that allows you to control your own future, serve clients your way and live the life you want for yourself and your family.

They've been providing advisors, like you, the necessary infrastructure, resources and support that enables them to do just this, by succeeding independently.

As wealth advisors, we want the freedom to set our own course, execute our own ideas, and be fully invested in our clients success.

Being an independent advisor has given us the freedom to brand our practice and to always do what is best for our clients. Joining our team would put you in the position to be part of all these benefits for you and your clients.

Our Independence is Your Advantage

As an independent advisory firm, we focus solely on serving our clients’ needs and strive to act in their best interest at all times. This provides you with the confidence you seek to pursue financial success for your clients on their terms. As an independent investment advisory firm, we have no obligations to investment product manufacturers and no cross-sell quotas or home-office directives. We spend our time developing customized strategies for the unique challenges your clients face.

Our independence is supported by LPL Financial. The firm provides a comprehensive array of tools and resources to independent financial advisors, enabling them to work towards providing objective financial guidance to their clients.

Working with J.M. Franklin & Company, LLC you are able to recommend the investment strategy options that best meet your clients’ needs. We provide advisors and their clients with a distinctly different wealth management experience. One that effectively elevates all aspects of the financial and investment management experience for clients seeking more personalized concierge level service and innovative thought leadership. We provide access to a wide range of financial products and strategies available in the marketplace today without the restrictions and conflicts of interests commonly found in most large brokerage firms and investment banks.

What is Provided to New Advisors

Transition Support

Team of experienced professionals to assist in the entire transition and repapering process

Technology Support

24/7 in-house Information Technology support and service

Group Benefits

Compliance Services

Advisors and staff are eligible to participate in a true group medical plan as well as ancillary benefits such as diability, life, vision and dental insurance.

Compliance/Ops analysts to support and protect your firm, proving guidance in their respective areas of specialty.

Marketing Consulting

Fundamentum Asset Management Services

Firms will use the Stratos Wealth Alliance brand and marketing resources to help further growth and visibility.

Over 25 portfolio options across Individual Equities, Value/Fundamental, Quantitative and Passive/ETF strategies.


Business Consulting

Partner firms participate in our National Meeting, Monthly Best Practice Webinars and Quarterly Partner Calls, all of which provide a forum for idea-sharing and collaboration.

Proven track record with practice development, practice acquisitions and succession planning. 20+ acquisitions we have helped facilitate since 2015.

Finance & Commissions

Financial Planning

Finance team handles the RIA commission process and assists by helping you navigate the LPL Financial broker/dealer commission process.

Dedicated resources to create custom financial plans and modular plans for clients.

Joining Our Team

If this is the opportunity that you’ve been looking for give us a call to learn more about joining our team at 929-427-0351 or email us at