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Corporate Structure

Bankers Financial Services, LLC is a subsidiary of BDFSC Holdings Corp. Other subsidiaries of BDFSC Holdings Corp. include Broker Dealer Financial Services Corp. and Investment Advisors Corp.

 

Corporate Structure


Bankers Financial Services, LLC.

Bankers Financial Services, LLC

Bankers Financial Services, LLC (BFS) is a premier provider of comprehensive services relating to the structure analysis and issuances of FDIC and NCUA Insured, Market-Linked certificates of deposit (CDs) sold in financial institutions, by broker dealers, throughout the United States. Since the late 1990's, BFS has been dedicated to the market-linked CD program(s) and positively impacting the banking industry and investors. BFS provides all the services for issuing financial institutions to obtain low cost funding through issuance of core, or brokered, deposits within 60 days including complete accounting, operational processes, disclosure & policy templates, sales training, marketing materials and much more.

Market Index Certificate Services

Market Index Certificate Services

Market Index Certificate Services, a Division of Bankers Financial Services, LLC, partnered with CUNA Mutual, Madison, WI, to provide sales and operational support to assist credit unions in offering NCUA insured market index certificates to their members. The division provides those services directly to a national base of credit unions.


Broker Dealer Financial Services Corp.

Broker Dealer Financial Services Corp.

Broker Dealer Financial Services was originally incorporated and registered in 1979. The company was acquired in 1991 and has become a premier regional financial service firm offering clients and representatives a full range of financial products and services with local and national appeal. Broker Dealer Financial Services Corp. is registered in all 50 states and Puerto Rico and has branch offices throughout the United States. It is registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Commodities Future Trade Commission (CFTC), and is a member of the National Futures Association (NFA), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), and the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC). In addition, Broker Dealer Financial Services Corp. is comprised of two Divisions, BDF Investments and IBA Securities.

BDF Investments

BDF Investments

Established in June 1995, BDF Investments is a Division of Broker Dealer Financial Services Corp. In that capacity, the Division provides full-service investment support through its five branch offices. The Division provides financial consulting and investment opportunities including stocks, bonds, mutual funds, insurance, and other fee and transaction based products. BDF Investments is dedicated to serving both customers and representatives by providing a broad range of investment alternatives, coupled with experienced back office and compliance support. Throughout its entire history, the theme of BDF Investments has been "The clients' interest always comes first.".

IBA Securities

IBA Securities

Since 1984, IBA Securities has been providing investment brokerage services to financial institutions. IBA Securities expands the menu of investment products and services financial institutions provide to their customers by creating customized investment and insurance programs to support them in every step of developing a profitable Investment Center. We begin with a thorough financial analysis outlining low overhead costs, then detailing how the Investment Center deepens customer relationships and improves financial institutions' profits. Partnering with our financial institutions' clients, the firm locates and trains financial advisors, manages regulatory and compliance issues, provides FINRA and state licensing assistance and offers continual sales and marketing support from initial program development through each client transaction. IBA Securities is the only broker-dealer endorsed by the Iowa Bankers Association, and the largest provider of services, having contractual relationships with over seventy-five financial institutions across the country.


Investment Advisors Corp.

Investment Advisors Corp.

Since 1996, Investment Advisors Corp. (IAC) has supported our investment advisor representatives in their service of the diverse financial planning and investment management needs of their clients. Our network of advisors provide asset-based advisory services and financial planning to individuals, corporations, endowments, foundations, high net-worth investors and retail clients. As a SEC registered investment advisor (RIA), we take pride in providing our advisors with the comprehensive support and tools they need to help our clients achieve their financial goals.

 



Corporate History

1979
Broker Dealer Financial Services Corp. originally incorporated and registered with SEC.

1984
IBA Securities established to provide customized investment programs to financial institutions.

1991
Broker Dealer Financial Services Corp. acquired IBA Securities as a new division of the firm.

1995
Broker Dealer Financial Services Corp. established BDF Investments division.

1996
Investment Advisors Corp. was established as an SEC registered investment advisor. BDFSC Holdings Corp. established to operate the Broker Dealer Financial Services Corp. and Investment Advisors Corp. subsidiaries.

2001
Bankers Financial Services LLC was established to design and distribute financial products and services for community banks. The company's Market-Linked Certificate of Deposit program is now sold in banks and other financial institutions throughout the U.S.

2006
Bankers Financial Services LLC established Market Index Certificate Services division to provide Market-Linked Certificate programs to a national base of credit unions.

2012
BDFSC Holdings Corp. and its subsidiaries moved to new corporate headquarters in West Des Moines, Iowa.

 

Registrations, Licenses & Memberships

Broker Dealer Financial Services Corp.

  • Registered in 50 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia
  • Insurance licensed in 47 states and the District of Columbia
  • Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) - Registered Broker Dealer
  • Commodities Futures Trade Commission (CFTC) - Registered Introducing Broker
  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) - Member Firm
  • Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC) - Member Firm
  • National Futures Association (NFA) - Member Firm
  • National Securities Clearing Corporation (NSCC) - Member Firm
  • Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) - Member Firm

Investment Advisors Corp.

  • Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) - Registered Investment Adviser
  • Notice filed in 42 States and the District of Columbia