Robert C. Giargiari, CFS®, a financial advisor with Northeast Investment Advisors, LLC, has been named a recipient of the 2015 Five Star Wealth Manager award by Five Star Professional. This is Mr. Giargiari's fifth consecutive year receiving this award. Five Star Professional, which sponsors the nationwide award program, partnered with Boston Magazine to conduct research to identify a select group of wealth managers committed to overall client satisfaction 1.

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Robert C. Giargiari, CFS®, Financial Advisor (Photo: Business Wire)

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"I'm delighted to have received this award," commented Giargiari. "It's a reflection of my core objective, always considering my clients' best interests as my priority while guiding them through the financial planning and investing process."

Mr. Giargiari has been a financial advisor for the past 16 years and is a registered representative of Investors Capital Corporation, a firm with Cetera Financial Group, a leading network of broker-dealers. He is a Certified Fund Specialist® with in-depth knowledge of investment strategies for risk management, taxes and estate planning. Mr. Giargiari's financial services knowledge includes: retirement income planning, asset and income protection, tax reduction strategies, long-term care planning and business succession planning. He works with individuals, families and small businesses throughout the U.S.

"Bob is an extraordinary individual and we are honored to have him as a member of our financial services team," commented Timothy B. Murphy, President and Chief Executive Officer of Investors Capital Corporation. "He works hard in guiding his clients through the complex decision-making process of managing their wealth and preparing for a strong financial future. His five continuous years of recognition clearly demonstrate his commitment to client service. We are happy for Bob and we congratulate him on this important achievement."

To contact Mr. Giargiari, please call 508-424-0686, email bobgiargiari@northeastia.com or visit www.northeastia.com.

About Northeast Investment Advisors, LLCNortheast Investment Advisors is a financial services firm located in Framingham, Mass. The firm provides comprehensive investment management, insurance, retirement and estate planning services to individuals, families and corporate clients. Northeast Investment Advisors is a registered branch of Investors Capital Corporation, member FINRA/SIPC. The firm is located at 40 Speen Street, Suite 202, Framingham, MA 01701. For more information, please call Robert C. Giargiari at 508-424-0686, email bobgiargiari@northeastia.com or visit www.northeastia.com.

About Five Star ProfessionalFive Star Professional provides localized, independent client satisfaction research on the performance of service professionals. The company conducts research with consumers, and industry peers and leaders, to identify service professionals who score highest in overall satisfaction. Award candidates also undergo a thorough regulatory review. Five Star Professional joins forces with city and regional magazines to make the research results available to consumers in more than 40 markets across the United States and Canada. For more information, visit www.fivestarprofessional.com.

About Investors Capital CorporationInvestors Capital Corporation, an independent wealth management firm and broker/dealer, is part of Cetera Financial Group®, RCS Capital Corporation's (NYSE: RCAP) retail investment advice platform. The firm is headquartered in Lynnfield, Mass., and has been delighting its financial professionals and their clients with its trademarked 5-Star Service¿ and warm culture since 1992. The firm is a four-time and 2013 winner of the Investment Advisor magazine's Broker-Dealer of the Year Award for outstanding service. Investors Capital caters to a network of approximately 450 quality investment professionals who seek to provide exceptional service and unbiased advice to their clients. For more information, visit investorscapital.com.

About Cetera Financial GroupCetera Financial Group is the retail investment advice platform of RCS Capital Corporation (NYSE: RCAP). It is comprised of eleven firms - four legacy Cetera-branded firms (Cetera Advisors, Cetera Advisor Networks, Cetera Investment Services, marketed as Cetera Financial Institutions, and Cetera Financial Specialists) along with First Allied Securities, Investors Capital, Legend Equities Corporation, Summit Brokerage, VSR Financial Services and Girard Securities. The platform is the second largest independent financial advisor network in the nation by number of advisors, as well as a leading provider of retail services to the investment programs of banks and credit unions. Cetera Financial Group delivers award-winning wealth management and advisory platforms, comprehensive broker-dealer and registered investment adviser services, and innovative technology to approximately 9,500 independent financial professionals and over 600 financial institutions nationwide. Through its distinct firms, Cetera Financial Group offers the benefits of a large, established broker-dealer and registered investment adviser, while serving independent and institutions-based financial advisors in a way that is customized to their needs and aspirations. Cetera Financial Group is committed to helping advisors grow their businesses and strengthen their relationships with clients. For more information, visit www.ceterafinancialgroup.com.

About RCS CapitalRCS Capital Corporation (NYSE: RCAP) is a full-service investment firm expressly focused on the individual retail investor. With operating subsidiaries including retail advice services, investment banking, capital markets, investment research, investment management and crowdfunding and, until the completion of a recently announced pending sale, wholesale distribution, RCS Capital's business is designed to capitalize, support, grow and maximize value for the investment programs it distributes and the independent advisors and clients it serves. Additional information about RCS Capital can be found on its website at www.rcscapital.com. RCS Capital may disseminate information about itself, including the results of its operations and financial information, via social media platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Important NoticeThe statements in this press release include statements regarding the intent, belief or current expectations of Investors Capital Corporation, Cetera Financial Group and RCS Capital Corporation and members of their respective management teams, as well as the assumptions on which such statements are based, and generally are identified by the use of words such as "may," "will," "seeks," "anticipates," "believes," "estimates," "expects," "plans," "intends," "should," "look forward" or similar expressions. Actual results may differ materially from those contemplated by such forward-looking statements due to certain factors. Additional factors that may affect future results are contained in RCS Capital's filings with the SEC, which are available at the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. Further, forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made, and none of Investors Capital Corporation, Cetera Financial Group and RCS Capital Corporation undertake any obligation to update or revise forward-looking statements to reflect changed assumptions, the occurrence of unanticipated events or changes to future operating results over time, unless required by law.

Securities offered through Investors Capital Corporation, Member FINRA/SIPC, 6 Kimball Lane, Lynnfield, MA 01940, 800-949-1422. Advisory Services offered through Investors Capital Advisory.

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