Tiburon Puts Up Free Rep Benchmarking Site National Underwriter (Life and Health Financial Services Edition) Online (10/17/01) Vol. 29, No. 21 p.D1; Syre, Steven; Stein, Charles
California-based Tiburon Strategic Advisors has unveiled a free Web site, www.independentrepbestpractices.com, for use by independent financial representatives looking to compare their performance with other reps. Tiburon and SunAmerica Financial Network of Los Angeles set up the Web site. The site already features an informal survey of 250 reps, revealing that participating reps are making the heaviest use of variable annuities from Nationwide Financial, with 63 percent of reps selling Nationwide variable annuities.