Industry Directory

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ADVANTAGE GROUP ASSOCIATES, INC.

5148 East University Avenue
Pleasant Hill Iowa 50327
United States
Phone: 855-275-9465
Web: http://www.annuityspecs.com
Description: A third-party market research firm that tracks indexed annuity and indexed life products, carriers and sales. - NID:1319

AMERICAN BANKERS ASSOCIATION

1120 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington Washington D.C. 20036
United States
Phone: 800-BANKERS
Web: http://www.aba.com
Description: Represents banks of all sizes on issues of national importance for financial institutions and their customers. Brings together all categories of banking institutions, including community, regional and money center banks and holding companies, as well as savings associations, trust companies and savings banks. - NID:930

AMERICAN BANKERS INSURANCE ASSOCIATION

1120 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington Washington D.C. 20036
United States
Phone: 202-663-5172
Web: http://www.aba.com
Description: A separately chartered affiliate of the American Bankers Association. A full service association for bank insurance interests dedicated to furthering the policy and business objectives of banks in insurance. - NID:931

AMERICAN FINANCIAL SERVICES ASSOCIATION

919 18th St., NW, Suite 300
Washington Washington D.C. 20006
United States
Phone: 202-296-5544
Web: http://www.americanfinsvcs.com
Description: The national trade association for market funded providers of financial services to consumers and small businesses. - NID:933

ASSOCIATION OF FINANCIAL GUARANTY INSURERS

Mackin & Casey LLC,139 Lancaster Street
Albany New York 12210
United States
Phone: 518-449-4698
Web: http://www.afgi.org
Description: Trade association of the insurers and reinsurers of municipal bonds and asset-backed securities. - NID:952

BANK ADMINISTRATION INSTITUTE

115 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 3300
Chicago Illinois 60603-3801
United States
Phone: 800-224-9889
Web: http://www.bai.org
Description: A professional organization devoted exclusively to improving the performance of financial services companies through strategic research and information, education and training. - NID:958

BANK FOR INTERNATIONAL SETTLEMENTS

Centralbahnplatz 2, 4051
Basel
CH
Phone: 41-61-280-8080
Web: http://www.bis.org
Description: An international organization which fosters cooperation among central banks and other agencies in pursuit of monetary and financial stability. - NID:1451

BANK INSURANCE & SECURITIES ASSOCIATION

2025 M Street, NW, Suite 800
Washington Washington D.C. 20036
United States
Phone: 202-367-1111
Web: http://www.bisanet.org
Description: Fosters the full integration of securities and insurance businesses with depository institutions’ traditional banking businesses. Participants include executives from the securities, insurance, investment advisory, trust, private banking, retail, capital markets and commercial divisions of depository institutions. - NID:960

BANK INSURANCE MARKET RESEARCH GROUP

154 East Boston Post Road
Mamaroneck New York 10543
United States
Phone: 914-381-7475
Web: http://www.singerpubs.com
Description: Provides market research and investment sales data to the bank and insurance industries based on surveys of depository and insurance entities augmented by analysis of government data. - NID:961

BISRA - BANK INSURANCE & SECURITIES RESEARCH ASSOCIATES

300 Day Hill Road
Windsor Connecticut 06095-4761
United States
Phone: 860-298-3935
Web: http://www.bisra.com
Description: Consultant focusing on the financial services marketplace. Conducts studies of sales penetration, profitability, compensation and compliance. (formerly Kehrer-LIMRA). - NID:1088

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER BOARD OF STANDARDS, INC.

1425 K Street NW, Suite 800
Washington Washington D.C. 20005
United States
Phone: 202-379-2200
Web: http://www.cfp.net
Description: Group whose mission is to create awareness of the importance of financial planning and the value of the financial planning process and to help underserved populations have access to competent and ethical financial planning. - NID:967

COLLEGE SAVINGS PLANS NETWORK

P.O. Box 11910
Lexington Kentucky 40578-1910
United States
Phone: 859-244-8175
Web: http://www.collegesavings.org
Description: The College Savings Plans Network is an affiliate to the National Association of State Treasurers. It is intended to make higher education more attainable. The Network serves as a clearinghouse for information on existing college savings programs. - NID:970

COMMERCIAL FINANCE ASSOCIATION

370 7th Ave., Suite 1801
New York New York 10001
United States
Phone: 212-792-9390
Web: http://www.cfa.com
Description: The trade group of the asset-based financial services industry, with members throughout the U.S., Canada and around the world. - NID:973

COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION

Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW
Washington Washington D.C. 20581
United States
Phone: 202-418-5000
Web: http://www.cftc.gov
Description: Independent agency created by Congress to protect market participants against manipulation, abusive trade practices and fraud. - NID:974

CONFERENCE OF STATE BANK SUPERVISORS

1129 20th Street, N.W., 9th Floor
Washington Washington D.C. 20036
United States
Phone: 202-296-2840
Web: http://www.csbs.org
Description: National organization that advocates on behalf of the nation’s state banking system. - NID:975

CONSUMER BANKERS ASSOCIATION

1225 Eye St., NW, Suite 550
Washington Washington D.C. 20005
United States
Web: http://www.cbanet.org
Description: This group represents retail banking issues in the nation's capital. - NID:978

DMA FINANCIAL SERVICES COUNCIL

1120 Avenue of the Americas
New York New York 10036-6700
United States
Phone: 212-768-7277
Web: http://www.the-dma.org
Description: Integrates the direct marketing concept with mainstream insurance and financial services marketing to create a strategic business synergism, a division of the Direct Marketing Association. - NID:985

EASTBRIDGE CONSULTING GROUP, INC.

50 Avon Meadow Lane #101
Avon Connecticut 06001
United States
Phone: 860-676-9633
Web: http://www.eastbridge.com
Description: Provides consulting, marketing, training and research services to financial services firms, including those involved in worksite marketing and the distribution of individual and employee benefits products. - NID:986

EMPLOYEE BENEFIT RESEARCH INSTITUTE

1100 13th Street NW, Suite 878
Washington Washington D.C. 20005-4051
United States
Phone: 202-659-0670
Web: http://www.ebri.org
Description: The Institute's mission is to advance the public's, the media's and policymakers' knowledge and understanding of employee benefits and their importance to the U.S. economy. - NID:987

FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION (FDIC)

550 17th Street NW
Washington Washington D.C. 20429-9990
United States
Phone: 877-275-3342
Web: http://www.fdic.gov
Description: The FDIC’s mission is to maintain the stability of and public confidence in the nation’s financial system. The FDIC has insured deposits and promoted safe and sound banking practices since 1933. - NID:990

FEDERAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS EXAMINATION COUNCIL

3501 Fairfax Drive
Arlington Virginia 22201-2305
United States
Phone: 703-516-5588
Web: http://www.ffiec.gov
Description: A formal interagency body empowered to prescribe uniform principles, standards, and report forms for the federal examination of financial institutions by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. - NID:991

FEDERAL RESERVE

20th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Washington Washington D.C. 20551
United States
Phone: 202-452-3000
Web: http://www.federalreserve.gov
Description: Central bank of the United States was founded by Congress in 1913 to provide the nation with a safer, more flexible and more stable monetary and financial system. - NID:993

FINANCIAL INDUSTRY REGULATORY AUTHORITY (FINRA)

1735 K St., NW
Washington Washington D.C. 20006
United States
Phone: 301-590-6500
Web: http://www.finra.org
Description: Largest non-governmental regulator for all securities firms doing business in the United States. Created in July 2007 through the consolidation of NASD and the member regulation, enforcement and arbitration functions of the New York Stock Exchange. - NID:994

FINANCIAL SERVICES FORUM

601 13th Street NW, Suite 750 South
Washington Washington D.C. 20005
United States
Phone: 202-457-8765
Web: http://www.financialservicesforum.org
Description: An organization of chief executive officers of major U.S. financial services firms dedicated to the execution and coordination of activities designed to promote the development of an open and competitive financial services industry. - NID:997

FUTURES INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION

2001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 600
Washington Washington D.C. 20006
United States
Phone: 202-466-5460
Web: http://www.futuresindustry.org
Description: Association representative of all organizations that have an interest in the futures market. - NID:1004

GLOBAL ASSOCIATION OF RISK PROFESSIONALS

111 Town Square Place, 14th Floor
Jersey City New Jersey 07310
United States
Phone: 201-719-7210
Web: http://www.garp.com
Description: International group whose aim is to encourage and enhance communications between risk professionals, practitioners and regulators worldwide. - NID:1007

INSURED RETIREMENT INSTITUTE

1100 Vermont Avenue, NW, 10th Floor
Washington Washington D.C. 20005
United States
Phone: 202-469-3000
Web: http://www.irionline.org
Description: Source of knowledge pertaining to annuities, insured retirement products and retirement planning; provides educational and informational resources. Formerly the National Association for Variable Annuities (NAVA). - NID:1067

INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL RISK INSTITUTE

C/O FIDUCIAIRE AMEDIA SA
1204 Geneva
CH
Web: http://www.ifri.ch
Description: Nonprofit foundation created with the objective of promoting global understanding of commodity trading as well as financial futures and options. - NID:1320

INTERNATIONAL SWAPS AND DERIVATIVES ASSOCIATION

360 Madison Avenue, 16th Floor
New York New York 10017
United States
Phone: 212-901-6000
Web: http://www.isda.org
Description: The association’s primary purpose is to encourage the prudent and efficient development of the privately negotiated derivatives business. - NID:1080

INVESTMENT COMPANY INSTITUTE

1401 H Street NW
Washington Washington D.C. 20005
United States
Phone: 202-326-5800
Web: http://www.ici.org
Description: The national association of the American investment company industry. - NID:1082

MICHAEL WHITE ASSOCIATES

823 King of Prussia Road
Radnor Pennsylvania 19087
United States
Phone: 610-254-0440
Web: http://www.bankinsurance.com
Description: Consulting firm that helps clients plan, develop and implement bank insurance sales programs. Conducts research on and benchmarks performance of bank insurance and investment fee income activities. - NID:1107

MONEY MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE

1737 H St., NW, 5th Floor
Washington DC Washington D.C. 20006
United States
Phone: 202-822-4949
Web: http://www.mminst.org/
Description: National organization for the managed account solutions industry, represents portfolio manager firms and sponsors. - NID:1321

MORNINGSTAR ANNUITY RESEARCH CENTER

22 West Washington Street
Chicago Illinois 60602
United States
Phone: 312-696-6000
Web: http://corporate.morningstar.com
Description: Software technology and research data firm that helps annuity manufacturers, distributors, and financial advisors implement new technology and business practices in the sale and servicing of annuities. - NID:1299

MORTGAGE BANKERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA

1919 M Street NW, 5th Floor
Washington Washington D.C. 20036
United States
Phone: 202-557-2700
Web: http://www.mbaa.org
Description: Represents the real estate finance industry. - NID:1119

MUSEUM OF AMERICAN FINANCE

48 Wall Street
New York New York 10005
United States
Phone: 212-908-4110
Web: http://www.moaf.org
Description: An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, the museum is the nation’s only independent public museum dedicated to celebrating the spirit of entrepreneurship and the democratic free market tradition. - NID:1121

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR FIXED ANNUITIES

1155 F Street NW, Suite 1050
Washington Washington D.C. 20004
United States
Phone: 414-332-9306
Web: http://nafa.com/
Description: Promotes the growth, acceptance and understanding of annuity and life products; provides educational and informational resources. - NID:1129

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FEDERAL CREDIT UNIONS

3138 10th Street North
Arlington Virginia 22201-2149
United States
Phone: 800-336-4644
Web: http://www.nafcu.org
Description: Trade association that exclusively represents the interests of federal credit unions before the federal government and the public. - NID:1130

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF INSURANCE AND FINANCIAL ADVISORS

2901 Telestar Court
Falls Church Virginia 22042-1205
United States
Phone: 877-866-2432
Web: http://www.naifa.org
Description: Professional association representing health and life insurance agents. - NID:1133

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MORTGAGE BROKERS

2701 West 15th Street, Suite 536
Plano Texas 75075
United States
Phone: 972-758-1151
Web: http://www.namb.org
Description: National trade association representing the mortgage broker industry; promotes the industry through programs and services such as education, professional certification and government affairs representation. - NID:1137

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PROFESSIONAL INSURANCE AGENTS

400 North Washington Street
Alexandria Virginia 22314-2353
United States
Phone: 703-836-1279
Web: www.pianet.org
Description: Trade association of independent insurance agents. Operations: Lobbying, Education, Communications, Business Building Tools and Insurance Products - NID:1140

NATIONAL CREDIT UNION ADMINISTRATION

1775 Duke Street
Alexandria Virginia 22314-3428
United States
Phone: 703-518-6300
Web: http://www.ncua.gov
Description: An independent agency in the executive branch of the federal government responsible for chartering, insuring, supervising and examining federal credit unions. - NID:1146

NATIONAL FUTURES ASSOCIATION

300 South Riverside Plaza, #1800
Chicago Illinois 60606-6615
United States
Phone: 312-781-1300
Web: http://www.nfa.futures.org
Description: Industrywide self-regulatory organization for the commodity futures industry. - NID:1149

NATIONAL REVERSE MORTGAGE LENDERS ASSOCIATION

1400 16th Street NW, Suite 420
Washington Washington D.C. 20036
United States
Phone: 202-939-1760
Web: http://www.nrmlaonline.org
Description: The group educates consumers about the opportunity to utilize reverse mortgages and trains lenders to be sensitive to the needs of older Americans. - NID:1158

OFFICE OF THE COMPTROLLER OF THE CURRENCY

400 7th St. SW, Suite 3E-218
Washington Washington D.C. 20219
United States
Phone: 202-649-6800
Web: http://www.occ.treas.gov/index.html
Description: The primary regulator of all federal and many state-chartered thrift institutions, which include savings banks and savings and loan associations. - NID:1180

OPTIONS INDUSTRY COUNCIL

One North Wacker Drive, Suite 500
Chicago Illinois 60606
United States
Phone: 888-678-4667
Web: http://www.optionscentral.com
Description: Nonprofit association created to educate the investing public and brokers about the benefits and risks of exchange-traded options. - NID:1183

PENSION RESEARCH COUNCIL

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, 3620 Locust Walk, 3000 Steinberg Hall - Dietrich Hall
Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19104-6302
United States
Phone: 215-898-7620
Web: http://www.pensionresearchcouncil.org/about
Description: Organization committed to generating debate on key policy issues affecting pensions and other employee benefits. - NID:1209

RETIREMENT INCOME INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION

101 Federal Street, Suite 1900
Boston Massachusetts 02110
United States
Phone: 617-342-7390
Web: http://www.riia-usa.org
Description: Financial services industry association focusing on the financial and public policy issues related to the income needs of retirees. Members include insurance companies, banks, securities firms and others. - NID:1238

S&P Global Market Intelligence

One SNL Plaza, 212 7th St. NE
Charlottesville Virginia 22902
United States
Phone: 877-863-1306
Web: http://marketintelligence.spglobal.com/
Description: Research firm that collects, standardizes and disseminates all relevant corporate, financial, market and M&A data as well as news and analytics for the industries it covers: banking, specialized financial services, insurance, real estate and energy. - NID:1247

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

100 F Street NE
Washington Washington D.C. 20549
United States
Phone: 202-942-8088
Web: http://www.sec.gov
Description: Primary mission is to protect investors and maintain the integrity of the securities markets. - NID:1243

SECURITIES INDUSTRY AND FINANCIAL MARKETS ASSOCIATION (SIFMA)

120 Broadway, 35th Floor
New York New York 10271-0080
United States
Phone: 212-313-1200
Web: http://www.sifma.org
Description: Association bringing together the shared interests of securities firms to accomplish common goals. - NID:1244

SOCIETY OF FINANCIAL SERVICES PROFESSIONALS

19 Campus Boulevard, Suite 100
Newtown Square Pennsylvania 19073-3230
United States
Phone: 610-526-2500
Web: http://www.financialpro.org
Description: Advances the professionalism of credentialed members with resources to serve their clients’ financial needs. - NID:1251

THE COMMITTEE OF ANNUITY INSURERS

c/o Davis & Harman LLP
Washington Washington D.C. 20004
United States
Phone: 202-347-2230
Web: http://www.annuity-insurers.org
Description: Group whose goal is to address federal legislative and regulatory issues relevant to the annuity industry and to participate in the development of federal tax and securities policies regarding annuities. - NID:1276

THE FINANCIAL PLANNING ASSOCIATION

7535 E. Hampden Ave., Suite 600
Denver Colorado 80231
United States
Phone: 800-322-4237
Web: http://www.fpanet.org
Description: Group whose primary aim is to foster the value of financial planning and advance the financial planning profession. - NID:1278

THE FINANCIAL SERVICES ROUNDTABLE

600 13th Street NW, Suite 400
Washington Washington D.C. 20005
United States
Phone: 202-289-4322
Web: http://www.fsroundtable.org
Description: A forum for U.S. financial industry leaders working together to determine and influence the most critical public policy concerns related to the integration of the financial services. - NID:1279

THE HEDGE FUND ASSOCIATION

415 Madison Ave, 14th Floor
New York New York 10017
United States
Phone: 646-762-9668
Web: http://www.thehfa.org
Description: An international not-for-profit association of hedge fund managers, service providers and investors formed to unite the hedge fund industry and add to the awareness of the advantages and opportunities in hedge funds. - NID:1281

THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PERSONAL FINANCIAL ADVISORS

8700 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue, Suite 700N
Chicago Illinois 60631
United States
Phone: 847-483-5400
Web: http://www.napfa.org
Description: Organization of fee-only financial planning professionals serving individuals and institutions. - NID:1285

U.S. Mortgage Insurers

1101 17th Street NW, Suite 700
Washington Washington D.C. 20036
United States
Phone: 202-280-1820
Web: http://www.usmi.org
Description: Represents the private mortgage insurance industry. MICA provides information on related legislative and regulatory issues, and strives to enhance understanding of the role private mortgage insurance plays in housing Americans. - NID:1120