Recruiting Wire Scoreboard

Track the winners and losers in this running tally of recruitment acquisitions.

Recruiting Winners
AUM ($ MLN)
1. Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
$13,032
2. Dynasty Financial Partners
$7,080
3. Raymond James
$6,687
4. First Republic
$5,505
5. LPL Financial
$4,249
Recruiting Losers
AUM ($ MLN)
1. Merrill Lynch
$18,320
2. Wells Fargo
$11,330
3. Morgan Stanley
$10,719
4. UBS
$4,795
5. U.S. Bancorp Investments
$2,119
Recruiting Champs (net)
AUM ($ MLN)
1. Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
$13,032
2. Dynasty Financial Partners
$7,080
3. Raymond James
$5,703
4. First Republic
$5,505
5. Rockefeller Capital Management
$2,502

Recruiting Wire

Explore who’s jumping where and see which firms are winning the recruiting wars with our running list of advisor moves.

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New Firm: LPL Financial
Old Firm: RBC
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New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: RBC
Name: Rhonda Smith, Lynn Syler, and Katelyn Smith
AUM: $441M
T12:
Location: Tacoma, WA
Move Date: 06/20/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Christopher Patterson
AUM: $100M
T12:
Location: Geneva, IL
Move Date: 06/18/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Janney Montgomery Scott
Name: Eric Jacobs and Mark Siver
AUM: $234M
T12:
Location: Garden City, NY
Move Date: 06/14/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Raymond James
Name: Erik Melville
AUM: $154M
T12:
Location: Fort Pierce, FL
Move Date: 05/16/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Umpqua Bank
Name: Jason Yaeger
AUM: $350M
T12:
Location: Medford, OR
Move Date: 06/10/2019
New Firm: Kingsview Asset Management
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Robert Porter and James Kellett
AUM: $120M
T12:
Location: Surfside Beach, SC
Move Date: 06/13/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Stephen Sosangelis
AUM: $86M
T12:
Location: Conshohocken, PA
Move Date: 06/12/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Steve Clark and Rick Stubbs
AUM: $175M
T12:
Location: Okemos, MI
Move Date: 06/13/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Dave Bry
AUM: $170M
T12:
Location: Bay City, MI
Move Date: 06/13/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Taylor Browman and Tyler Weaver
AUM: $240M
T12:
Location: Newport Beach, CA
Move Date: 06/07/2019
New Firm: Cetera
Old Firm: Oppenheimer
AUM: $400M
T12:
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Move Date: 06/08/2019
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
AUM: $300M
T12:
Location: Sandusky, OH
Move Date: 05/24/2019
New Firm: Steward Partners
Old Firm: UBS
Name: Bill Gold
AUM: $120M
T12:
Location: Hendersonville, NC
Move Date: 06/06/2019
New Firm: Steward Partners
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Ronnyjane Goldsmith
AUM: $75M
T12:
Location: San Francisco, CA
Move Date: 05/24/2019
New Firm: LPL Financial
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Christopher Adajar
AUM: $113M
T12:
Location: San Diego, CA
Move Date: 05/08/2019
New Firm: Janney Montgomery Scott
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Brett Vetensky
AUM: $72M
T12:
Location: Garden City, NY
Move Date: 06/06/2019
New Firm: Janney Montgomery Scott
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Kenneth Wapnitsky
AUM: $107M
T12:
Location: Fairfield, CT
Move Date: 06/05/2019
New Firm: LPL Financial
Old Firm: Oppenheimer
Name: J.R. Frenzel
AUM: $220M
T12:
Location: Bridgeport, WV
Move Date: 06/05/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
AUM: $590M
T12:
Location: Dallas, TX
Move Date: 06/06/2019
New Firm: Robertson Stephens
Old Firm: RBC
Name: Erik R. Boe
AUM:
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Location: Sun Valley, ID
Move Date: 05/31/2019
New Firm: Janney Montgomery Scott
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Steve Gansler, Jr., Colin P. Burke, Gregory R. Powell, and Michael J. Johnson
AUM: $350M
T12:
Location: Greenville, DE
Move Date: 06/03/2019
New Firm: LPL Financial
Old Firm: Waddell & Reed
Name: Jake Murray, Mike Canavan and Jill Phillips
AUM: $185M
T12:
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Move Date: 05/23/2019
New Firm: Securities America
Old Firm: Ameriprise
Name: Thomas Burke, Jeffrey Fiehler, and Terry Moyers
AUM: $449.9M
T12:
Location: Chesterfield, MO
Move Date: 01/03/2019
New Firm: RBC
Old Firm: UBS
AUM: $455M
T12:
Location: Tucson, AZ
Move Date: 05/31/2019
New Firm: LPL Financial
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Ian M Jones
AUM: $85M
T12:
Location: San Diego, CA
Move Date: 05/31/2019
New Firm: B. Riley Financial
Old Firm: Raymond James
AUM: $180M
T12:
Location: Devon, PA
Move Date: 05/31/2019
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Ed Matosziuk Jr. and Stephen Bickley
AUM: $315M
T12:
Location: Altoona, PA
Move Date: 03/29/2019
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Lydia Padilla
AUM: $155M
T12:
Location: Mesa, AZ
Move Date: 04/26/2019
New Firm: Securities America
Old Firm: Questar Capital Corp.
Name: Stephen Hill, Jeremy Hill and Jeffrey Kraft
AUM: $111M
T12:
Location: Lincoln, NE
Move Date: 02/04/2019
New Firm: Securities America
Old Firm: Cambridge Investment Research
Name: David Younis, Thomas Tette and Kenneth Ingersoll
AUM: $202M
T12:
Location: Victor, NY
Move Date: 02/07/2019
New Firm: Securities America
Old Firm: Questar Capital Corp.
Name: Richard Miller and Tony Hurt
AUM: $113M
T12:
Location: Rocklegde, FL
Move Date: 02/08/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Bart Reese and Zach Williams
AUM: $571M
T12:
Location: Sugar Land, TX
Move Date: 05/30/2019
New Firm: LPL Financial
Old Firm: Raymond James
Name: Brian Davis and Brian Remson
AUM: $110M
T12:
Location: Woodway, TX
Move Date: 02/11/2019
New Firm: RBC
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Roger Vlach and Jeremy Vlach
AUM: $75M
T12:
Location: Bend, OR
Move Date: 05/23/2019
New Firm: RBC
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: George Riemer and Brooke Riemer
AUM: $150M
T12:
Location: Bend, OR
Move Date: 05/23/2019
New Firm: LPL Financial
Old Firm: Ameriprise
AUM: $275M
T12:
Location: Orlando, FL
Move Date: 05/24/2019
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
AUM: $1.7M
T12:
Location: Dallas, TX
Move Date: 05/24/2019
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Douglas J Marken
AUM: $50M
T12:
Location: Greensboro, NC
Move Date: 05/13/2019
New Firm: LPL Financial
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Sean Michael Hurley
AUM:
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Location: Pikeville, KY
Move Date: 05/13/2019
New Firm: LPL Financial
Old Firm: Ameriprise
Name: Loyd Bradley Bouldin
AUM:
T12:
Location: Allen, TX
Move Date: 05/13/2019
New Firm: LPL Financial
Old Firm: Cambridge Investment Research
Name: Nenad Tufekcic
AUM: $1M
T12:
Location: Pepper Pike, OH
Move Date: 05/13/2019
New Firm: LPL Financial
Old Firm: Sigma Financial
Name: Megan Lynn Heaton
AUM:
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Location: Saline, MI
Move Date: 05/14/2019
New Firm: LPL Financial
Old Firm: Ameriprise
Name: Paul Martin Hoghaug
AUM: $150M
T12:
Location: Oakdale, MN
Move Date: 05/14/2019
New Firm: Cetera
Old Firm: Royal Alliance
Name: Rosemary Carolina Abreu
AUM: $50M
T12:
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Move Date: 05/14/2019
New Firm: Infinex
Old Firm: TD Ameritrade
Name: Lisa Marie Blevens
AUM: $1M
T12:
Location: Richfield, MN
Move Date: 05/14/2019
New Firm: LPL Financial
Old Firm: Kestra Financial
Name: Shad Matthew Evans
AUM:
T12:
Location: South Jordan, UT
Move Date: 05/15/2019
New Firm: LPL Financial
Old Firm: NY Life Securities, LLC
Name: Drew Michael Forte
AUM:
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Location: Winchester, VA
Move Date: 05/15/2019
New Firm: PlanMember Financial
Old Firm: Lincoln Investment
Name: Robert Aram Abadjian
AUM: $50M
T12:
Location: Redondo Beach, CA
Move Date: 05/15/2019
New Firm: Kestra Financial
Old Firm: Woodbury Financial Services
Name: Joshua Floyd Black
AUM:
T12:
Location: Sandy, UT
Move Date: 05/15/2019

Rankings are current year-to-date and based on assets recruited, assets of departing advisors and net new assets of hires minus assets of those who have left. Data based on publicly available moves as listed in the Recruiting Wire.

Source: AdvisorHub reporting, BrokerCheck data, other publications and announcements since January 1, 2016. Transitions are listed as they are made public.