Independent advisors overwhelmingly approved of Commonwealth Financial Network’s leadership and direction, pushing the independent broker-dealer to the top of J.D. Power and Associates’ 2012 U.S. Financial Advisor Satisfaction Study.

Commonwealth scored a 917 overall out of a possible 1,000 among independent advisors, securing the top slot for the second consecutive year. Advisors ranked their independent broker-dealers in nine categories, including leadership, technology and advisor services and support.

Here’s an interactive slide show featuring the six firms who scored above the national average of 774 points.