The Bizarre Recruiting Case of Alfonso Montoya
A $150 million book of business Wells Fargo promised him never materialized — and then the wirehouse took him to arbitration.
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Raymond James Recruits 3 Wirehouse Teams, $875M in Client Assets
Meanwhile, Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch grab advisors from each other in the latest recruiting push.
Merrill Nabs 2 Advisors, Wells Adds 5
The new Merrill team has $3 billion in assets, while each of Wells Fargo’s latest recruits produces more than $1 million in yearly fees and commissions.
Raymond James Nabs $80M Wells Team in California
Two advisors join the employee channel in Santa Barbara with some $950,000 in yearly fees and commissions.
Best Full-Service Investment Firms Ranked by Investors: J.D. Power — 2014
Overall satisfaction rose, but the four wirehouses rank below the industry average.
Wells Fargo’s Mack Taps 2 Deputies
Bob Vorlop is set to focus on products and advice, while Joe Nadreau will be in charge of business strategy and innovation.
Raymond James Adds Teams From Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo
Meanwhile, LPL Financial says a credit union with $317 million in wealth-management client assets is now affiliated with the IBD.
Wirehouse Teams Move to HighTower, Raymond James
Meanwhile, Advisor Center helps seven advisors transition to IBDs in its network with about $520 million in assets.
Raymond James Adds $100M Team; $84M Rep Returns to Securities America
The team joins from Wells Fargo, while the advisor comes back after departing from Valmark Securities.