BEDMINSTER, NJ--(Marketwired - Aug 28, 2015) - The Investment Center, Inc., an independent broker-dealer, is proud to announce that it won Broker-Dealer of the Year for 2015, by Investment Advisor magazine. Since 1991, financial advisors are asked to rate their own broker-dealers in 15 different categories. The broker-dealers that receive the highest average rating from their advisors are named Broker-Dealers of the Year in four divisions based on their number of producing representatives. The Investment Center, Inc. garnished top votes and won Division II -- broker-dealers between 200-499 producing advisors.

The Investment Center, Inc. has won Broker-Dealer of the Year for an unprecedented six times by Investment Advisor magazine. Previous winning years were 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011, and 2014. In addition to this honor, the leaders in all four winning divisions attended an open panel discussion in Chicago, IL earlier this month that focused on a series of industry specific topics impacting the broker-dealer landscape. The discussions are featured in an extensive cover story in the upcoming September 2015 issue of the magazine.

"We are thrilled once again to have won the Investment Advisor Magazine's Broker-Dealer of the Year award for the sixth time," stated Ralph J. DeVito, President and CEO. "This award is a testament of the hard work and dedication to our advisors. We stand behind our culture of delivering exceptional service to our advisors and their clients on a daily basis. We would like to thank our advisors for their vote and continued support."

The 15 different categories the advisors voted on included compliance, due diligence, back-office support, training, marketing support, trading, clearing services, product list, management, payout, timely payment of commissions, technology support, communication with the home office and fee programs.

About The Investment Center, Inc.
Established in 1986, The Investment Center, Inc. is an independent broker-dealer with over $6.2 billion in assets under management. (Member FINRA/SIPC) based in Bedminster, NJ serving approximately 300 financial advisors. For more information about TIC, visit, six time winner of the "Broker-Dealer of the Year" award.

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Marc Lefurge
Chief Marketing Officer
The Investment Center, Inc.