IMS Securities

IMS SECURITIES, INC. is a Houston-based Broker/Dealer member of FINRA/SIPC.  The firm, founded in 1994, offers a wide range of securities products including: stocks, bonds, mutual funds, certificates of deposit, privately traded real estate investment trusts, direct participation plans, annuities and variable life insurance.  IMS Securities has 115 registered representatives in 16 states and is registered to do business in 50 states and the District of Columbia.  The Houston Business Journal currently ranks IMS Securities as one of the largest stockbrokerage firms in Houston. The Journal also has ranked THE IMS COMPANIES on their 50 Top Woman-Owned Businesses list.

IMS FINANCIAL ADVISORS, INC. is a corporate investment advisory firm registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  IMS Financial Advisors has 64 investment advisor representatives.* These licensed professionals provide clients with fee based investment advice.

IMS INSURANCE AGENCY, INC. is a Texas corporate insurance agency.  The agency provides traditional life insurance products through 88 licensed agents.*

* Also registered representatives of IMS Securities, Inc.

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