PKS was founded in 1993 as a privately held company with a vision of providing investment executives with superior service, cutting edge technology and innovative products.With offices in over 100 cities throughout the country, Purshe Kaplan Sterling Investments is an Albany, New York-based firm, which truly has a local presence and a national reach. PKS is a FINRA registered broker/dealer with access to every major Investment Company and hundreds of Variable Annuity products and access to some of the top professional money managers in the country. We partner with investment professionals who represent the best in the industry and now, with over 462 branches across the United States, PKS is recognized by our industry partners, clients and peers as a premier broker-dealer for successful investment executives and financial advisers. When you combine our innovative technology with that supplied by our clearing firm, National Financial Services, LLC., it becomes clear that PKS excels in the four essential elements of securities brokerage: trading, operations, compliance and technology. If you are an investment professional looking for a broker/dealer that fosters an entrepreneurial environment, integrated technology solutions that streamline business and a generous compensation structure, or an investor looking for a commitment to excellence in service and an experienced management team with decades of relevant industry experience, PKS is your best option.