PrimeVest lands seven among Bank Investment Consultant's Top 50 Reps of 2006

January 24, 2007 St. Cloud, MN Share: Print Subscribe to Email Alerts

Bank Investment Consultant magazine’s recently released “Top 50 Bank Reps” list featured seven financial professionals from PrimeVest Financial Services, one of the United States’ largest broker-dealers exclusively serving financial institutions. PrimeVest was one of just three broker-dealers with more than six representatives in the top 50.

“Our business is all about helping others so, by nature, individual recognition isn’t the motivation that fuels these reps,” said PrimeVest President and CEO Randy Ciccati. “But whenever they do receive recognition for their efforts, it’s well-deserved. We’re extremely proud of our PrimeVest reps that ranked among the Bank Investment Consultant top 50, and we certainly congratulate them on a terrific 2006.”

The honored PrimeVest representatives included Jeff Krall (No. 31; Fulton Financial Advisors), John Holmes (No. 35; Fulton Financial Advisors), Tim Novatnack (No. 38; Fulton Financial Advisors), Melanie Weischwill (No. 40; First Victoria), Martin Barinaga (No. 45; Redstone FCU); David Layo (No. 46; Fulton Financial Advisors), and Al Yancoskie (No. 49; Fulton Financial Advisors). Another quartet of PrimeVest financial professionals received honorable mention: Annette Martin (Fulton Financial Advisors), Greg Malin (Fulton Financial Advisors), Jason Baver (Fulton Financial Advisors), and Tom Lindia (Fulton Financial Advisors).

“It’s an honor to be recognized in a publication like this along with my peers,” said Krall. “We have a great program with Fulton Financial Advisors and PrimeVest, and I’m proud to be working with it. My approach isn’t revolutionary. I try to see as many people as I can in a day, and I help them. If you do that, good things happen.”

With selection based on a production-to-retail deposits ratio, the Bank Investment Consultant top 50 contained 10 individual million-dollar producers, a select group which included Weischwill, who ranked as PrimeVest’s top producer of 2006. Weischwill was the only woman ranked in the top 50 to exceed $1 million in production.

Press Inquiries

LeAnn McCool, 800-245-0467, ext. 64361; leann.mccool@primevest.net

About PrimeVest

PrimeVest Financial Services is a self-clearing broker-dealer serving the clients of over 500 financial institutions in 50 states and Guam. PrimeVest makes it easier for financial institutions to succeed by delivering innovative investment and insurance solutions, comprehensive support and a flexible program structure. One of the broker-dealers of ING, PrimeVest is a shareholder of the Chicago Stock Exchange, and a member of the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC), the Securities Investors Protection Corporation (SIPC), and FINRA.

Securities and insurance products offered by PrimeVest are: Not FDIC/NCUSIF insured; may go down in value; not financial institution guaranteed; not a deposit; and not insured by any federal government agency.

About ING

ING is a global financial institution of Dutch origin offering banking, insurance and asset management to over 60 million private, corporate and institutional clients in more than 50 countries. With a diverse workforce of over 115,000 people, ING comprises a broad spectrum of prominent companies that increasingly serve their clients under the ING brand.

In the U.S., the ING family of companies offer a comprehensive array of financial services to retail and institutional clients which include life insurance, retirement plans, mutual funds, managed accounts, alternative investments, direct banking, institutional investment management, annuities, employee benefits, financial planning, and reinsurance. ING holds top-tier rankings in key U.S. markets and serves over 14 million customers across the nation. For more information, visit www.ing.com.