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Who We Are

“I feel like I could pick up the phone and call the president of the company. That’s the culture of Kovack – it’s still small, but it has the resources of a large broker dealer.”

Dr. Jeffrey Rockefeller, Advisor

Who We Are

“I feel like I could pick up the phone and call the president of the company. That’s the culture of Kovack – it’s still small, but it has the resources of a large broker dealer.”

Dr. David Rockerfeller, Advisor

Privately owned. High integrity.

That’s the Kovack way of doing business. Anyone can have all the flashiest new resources, but not everyone will take the time to understand your business model, and help you find solutions uniquely suited to your needs. We’re here to support you in serving your clients better than ever, and we’ll always have your back no matter what. From full back-office support to technology, compliance, and consulting services, we pledge to be your one-stop-shop for personalized, relationship-driven broker dealer services.

Because at the end of the day, success for us is helping you find success for your practice.

Meet Our CEO

The speed of the pack is always determined by the pace of the leader—and in our case, the leader has done an excellent job of uniting our firm under a shared vision and guiding Kovack advisors to success. We’re proud to introduce you to Brian Kovack.

Brian Kovack, Esq., is a Co-Founder and CEO of Kovack Securities & Kovack Advisors. In these roles, Kovack oversees the firm’s strategic vision and growth for its’ affiliated financial advisors across the country.

Kovack’s industry experience is extensive- in 2015 he was elected by industry petition to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Board of Governors and served a three-year term. Subsequently, he was re-elected in 2018 for a 2nd three-year term with the FINRA Board which concluded in August of 2021. Prior to the FINRA Board, in 2006, Kovack was elected to serve as the Industry Representative on the NASD Board of Governors and the FINRA Interim Board of Governors. In addition, he completed a three-year term on the FINRA District 7 Committee and served a one-year term on the FINRA Regulatory Advisory Committee in 2013.

Kovack received a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Florida, where he played varsity football for Coach Steve Spurrier, earning two Letters and SEC Academic Honor Roll awards. He earned a Master of Accounting and Juris Doctorate (JD) degrees from Nova Southeastern University and has been a member of the Florida Bar and American Bar Association since 2000.

In 2004, Kovack graduated from the FINRA Institute at Wharton Program at the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned the Certified Regulatory and Compliance Professional (CRCP) designation. He has served as a FINRA Dispute Resolution arbitrator since 2003 and has been an Enforcement Hearing Officer for FINRA disciplinary hearings. Kovack maintains the Series 7, 24, 27, 53, 63 and 65 licenses.

He can be reached at 954-782-4771 or at

“When deciding between a privately owned boutique firm or a charge aggregator firm, it is a cultural and quality-of-life decision. It is the difference between being a valued client or simply a number. It is a white-glove concierge service approach versus a one-size-fits-all business model. Created and built by advisors for advisors that are also small business owners.

We welcome the opportunity to earn the relationship and show you the benefits of a truly symbiotic relationship. We’ve spent over 25 years doing the right thing for our one and only client, The Advisor.”

Carlo Bidone

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