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Half Commission Man

What is 'Half Commission Man'

A half commission man is an individual who introduces clients to stock brokers or other market professionals in exchange for an agreed upon percentage of any commissions earned as a result of the new client. Although a stock broker must share some of his or her commissions, the theory is that the broker will come out ahead due to an increase in the number or quality of clients.

Explaining 'Half Commission Man'

A half commission man can either work for a specific stock broker or be a freelancer. They earn money by establishing relationships between stock brokers and clients. Any commissions that the stock broker earns from the client will be shared at a specified rate (usually half) with the half commission man.


Further Reading


The role of financial economics in securities fraud cases: Applications at the Securities and Exchange Commission
www.jstor.org [PDF]
… not want any official or independent investigation, but several wives of men who died … composed of private citizens with experience 'in areas such as housing, economics, finance, market regulation … in the '30s.They had something that was called the Pecora Commission and they …

From the Gold Clause Cases to the Gold Commission: A Half Century of American Monetary LawFrom the Gold Clause Cases to the Gold Commission: A Half Century of American Monetary Law
www.jstor.org [PDF]
… not want any official or independent investigation, but several wives of men who died … composed of private citizens with experience 'in areas such as housing, economics, finance, market regulation … in the '30s.They had something that was called the Pecora Commission and they …

Report of the commission on graduate education in economicsReport of the commission on graduate education in economics
www.jstor.org [PDF]
… not want any official or independent investigation, but several wives of men who died … composed of private citizens with experience 'in areas such as housing, economics, finance, market regulation … in the '30s.They had something that was called the Pecora Commission and they …

Macroeconomic policymaking at the European Commission in the first half of the 1980sMacroeconomic policymaking at the European Commission in the first half of the 1980s
aei.pitt.edu [PDF]
… not want any official or independent investigation, but several wives of men who died … composed of private citizens with experience 'in areas such as housing, economics, finance, market regulation … in the '30s.They had something that was called the Pecora Commission and they …



Q&A About Half Commission Man


What do they work for?

They can either work for specific stock brokers or be freelancers.

What is a half commission man?

A half commission man is an individual who introduces clients to stock brokers or other market professionals in exchange for an agreed upon percentage of any commissions earned as a result of the new client.

How does a half commission man earn money?

Half commission men earn money by establishing relationships between stock brokers and clients. Any commissions that the stock broker earns from the client will be shared at a specified rate (usually half) with the half commission man.

Do they make more or less than full-time employees?

It depends on their relationship with their employer and how much business they bring in.

Are there different types of half commission men?

Yes, there are different types.

When did John Maynard Keynes die?

21 April 1946 (aged 64)