Merrill Nabs $11M Team From UBS; Raymond James Recruits $1.8M Group From FiNet
Meanwhile, Morgan Stanley adds a $1.9 million institutional advisor from Merrill in Atlanta.
Ludeman Successor Named by Wells Fargo
The long-time leader of Wachovia and other predessor firms will retire at year-end; his replacement is Mary Mack.
New Hire Roundup: Pascal Named President of Commonfund Capital
This week in new hires, Commonfund Capital named Donald Pascal president, and Paul Knight, Michael Gyure and Michael Gorman joined Janney Capital Markets.
Portrait of a Branch Manager
Wells Fargo’s Anthony Arico takes a low-ego approach in a high-wealth neighborhood.
Fighting for His Clients
Christopher L. Walker started out as a transactional wirehouse broker making a whopping 400 daily dials. Yet inside this conscientious cold-caller was a consultative, relationship-oriented advisor yearning to break free.
Raymond James Recruits Wells Fargo Mother-Daughter Team
A Baltimore-based CFP team with $200 million in AUM and $2 million in annual production has jumped ship from Wells Fargo to join Raymond James’ IBD channel.
401(k) Fee Transparency: Best & Worst Providers
Dalbar and Research magazine conducted an in-depth study of the new ERISA 408(b)(2) disclosure rule, providing rankings in key categories of big providers.
Hall of Fame Winners to Date
The full listing of Research Hall of Fame winners.
New Hire Roundup: Wedbush Private Client Services Group Adds Wright
Also this week in new hires, Lance Losey and Mary Welk joined Ascent Private Capital Management and Michael Millman joined The Private Client Reserve in San Francisco.
Mergers: A Tech Nightmare for Advisors
No one presumes that technology integration between big financial services firms will be headache-free, but such unions can unleash tech fiascoes. At stake: advisor productivity and morale.