Scoreboard

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.

Recruiting Winners
AUM ($ MLN)
1. Focus Financial
$4,575
2. Morgan Stanley
$3,763
3. Raymond James
$3,588
4. Cetera
$3,000
5. Ameriprise
$2,906
Recruiting Losers
AUM ($ MLN)
1. LPL Financial
$8,200
2. Merrill Lynch
$7,277
3. Wells Fargo
$5,775
4. Morgan Stanley
$5,180
5. UBS
$2,426
Recruiting Champs (net)
AUM ($ MLN)
1. Focus Financial
$4,575
2. Raymond James
$3,211
3. Cetera
$3,000
4. Ameriprise
$2,621
5. First Republic
$2,250

Recruiting Wire

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

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New Firm: Hightower
Old Firm: UBS
Name: Todd Baker, Bradley S. Harvey, Jack T. York, and James R. Young III (d.b.a. Resolute Investment Advisors)
AUM: $500M
T12:
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Move Date:
New Firm: RBC
Old Firm: UBS
Name: Tracey Schusterman and Rosa Mazzone
AUM: $375M
T12:
Location: New York, NY
Move Date: 04/21/2017
New Firm: Morgan Stanley
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Christopher Apgar
AUM: $318M
T12: $1.7M
Location: New York, NY
Move Date: 04/21/2017
New Firm: Morgan Stanley
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Michael Borsello
AUM: $132M
T12: $713K
Location: Paramus, NJ
Move Date: 04/21/2017
New Firm: Merrill Lynch
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Daniella R. Rand (d.b.a. The Rand Group)
AUM:
T12:
Location: San Francisco, CA
Move Date: 04/07/2017
New Firm: RBC
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Joe Peche
AUM: $300M
T12:
Location: Wayzata, MN
Move Date: 04/19/2017
New Firm: Hightower
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Thomas Volpini, Derek Bock
AUM: $175M
T12:
Location: Buffalo, NY
Move Date: 04/17/2017
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: David C. Anderson, George L. Hall II
AUM: $400M
T12:
Location: Greensboro, NC
Move Date: 03/09/2017
New Firm: Janney Montgomery Scott
Old Firm: Columbia Threadneedle Investments
Name: Richard J. Ballou, Vice President/Branch Manager
AUM:
T12:
Location: Atlanta, GA
Move Date: 03/29/2017
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: John Watts, Steuart Evans Jr., Russell Henshaw and Bradford Flowers
AUM: $700M
T12: $3.8M
Location: Huntsville, AL
Move Date: 03/17/2017
New Firm: Bolton Global Capital
Old Firm: JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Name: Agustin De Estrada, Manuel Lecour
AUM: $200M
T12:
Location: Miami, FL
Move Date: 04/10/2017
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Craig Parker
AUM: $138M
T12:
Location: Rosevilla, CA
Move Date: 03/20/2017
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Brad Bersh, Terrence McCreanor and Dana Messina
AUM: $385M
T12:
Location: Marco Island, FL
Move Date: 02/09/2017
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Lisa McIntire Shaw, Clif McIntire, Nathan Peterson, Jonathan Lindner (d.b.a. Cygnus Asset Management)
AUM: $230M
T12:
Location: Charlotte, NC
Move Date: 01/27/2017
New Firm: Merrill Lynch
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Tim Chapman, Paul Wargnier
AUM: $834M
T12:
Location: Portland, OR
Move Date: 04/11/2017
New Firm: J.P. Morgan
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Jay Canell, Neil Canell, Justin Dembo
AUM: $1B
T12:
Location: New York, NY
Move Date: 04/11/2017
New Firm: CAPTRUST
Old Firm:
Name: Tyron K. Estlick, David O. Koch (d.b.a. Windsor Financial Group)
AUM:
T12:
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Move Date: 04/04/2017
New Firm: William Blair & Co.
Old Firm: Wall Street Access
Name: Linda Sutkin, Alexei Lee, and Sonia Survilla
AUM:
T12:
Location: New York, NY
Move Date: 04/10/2017
New Firm: William Blair & Co.
Old Firm: Fieldpoint Private
Name: Jill Harvey, Richard Arkwright, and Bernadette Eliassen
AUM:
T12:
Location: New York, NY
Move Date: 04/10/2017
New Firm: Prospera Financial Services
Old Firm: Summit Brokerage Services
Name: Robin Foreman, Kristina Dunn
AUM: $80M
T12: $430K
Location: Cumberland, MD
Move Date: 03/27/2017
New Firm: Merrill Lynch
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Aaron Dykas, Lisa Schaffer
AUM: $185M
T12:
Location: Boise, ID
Move Date: 04/06/2017
New Firm: Focus Financial
Old Firm:
Name: Lake Street Advisors
AUM: $2.7B
T12:
Location: Boston, MA
Move Date: 04/01/2017
New Firm: Steward Partners
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: William Blake
AUM: $160M
T12:
Location: Washington, DC
Move Date: 03/31/2017
New Firm: Bruderman Brothers
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Andrew LeBlanc
AUM: $300M
T12: $2M
Location: New York, NY
Move Date: 03/31/2017
New Firm: Capitol Securities
Old Firm: Oppenheimer
Name: Robert Pincus
AUM: $35M
T12: $370K
Location: Red Bank, NJ
Move Date: 03/31/2017
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: City Securities
Name: City Securities (40 FAs)
AUM: $1.6B
T12: $18.1M
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Move Date: 03/16/2017
New Firm: Morgan Stanley
Old Firm: J.P. Morgan
Name: Donald Fung, Matt Palleschi, John Campbell, Brian Bechelli
AUM: $829M
T12:
Location: Menlo Park, CA
Move Date: 03/24/2017
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Raymond James
Name: Anthony Trigona, Lawrence State
AUM: $150M
T12: $900K
Location: Boca Raton, FL
Move Date: 02/17/2017
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: UBS
Name: Randall Brewster, John Brewster
AUM: $261M
T12:
Location: Saddle Brook, NJ
Move Date: 03/10/2017
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Next Financial Group, Inc.
Name: Arthur Farr, Larry Minogue, Richard Arno, Kyle Welker, Scott Kallish, Bob Carter (d.b.a. FMB Advisors)
AUM: $202M
T12:
Location: Atlanta, GA
Move Date: 03/13/2017
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: UBS
Name: Jeremy Wallace, Andrew Hart, Jessica Bedell (d.b.a. Wallace Hart Capital Management)
AUM: $113M
T12:
Location: Lexington, KY
Move Date:
New Firm: Hightower
Old Firm: LPL Financial
Name: Carol Rogers, Omar R. Qureshi (f.k.a. Rogers & Co. Wealth Management)
AUM: $200M
T12:
Location: St. Louis, MO
Move Date: 03/24/2017
New Firm: Merrill Lynch
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Michael Greenstone, John Araneo, Margie Manning (d.b.a. GAM Group)
AUM: $343M
T12:
Location: Glen Rock, NJ
Move Date: 03/17/2017
New Firm: Capitol Securities
Old Firm: RBC
Name: Richard Cioffi
AUM: $
T12: $
Location: Red Bank, NJ
Move Date: 03/09/2017
New Firm: UBS
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Michael Chabalik, Melody Wilkinson, Patrick Kelly (d.b.a The Chabalik Group)
AUM: $
T12: $
Location:
Move Date: 02/24/2017
New Firm: Morgan Stanley
Old Firm: Raymond James
Name: Ashley Banks, Donna Carroll (d.b.a. Banks Carroll Group)
AUM: $112M
T12:
Location: Gainesville, FL
Move Date: 02/03/2017
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Brian Pick, Terri Fought, Craig Fought (d.b.a. Pick Fought Wealth Advisors)
AUM: $350M
T12:
Location: Williamsport, PA
Move Date: 03/03/2017
New Firm: Benjamin F. Edwards & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Kathryn Watts
AUM:
T12:
Location: Metarie, LA
Move Date: 03/17/2017
New Firm: Benjamin F. Edwards & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Richard Cisar, Andrew Kjolsrud
AUM:
T12:
Location: Sierra Vista, AZ
Move Date: 03/17/2017
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Sam Kim, Scott Mann
AUM: $138M
T12:
Location: Ashburn, VA
Move Date: 03/01/2017
New Firm: Steward Partners
Old Firm: Citigroup
Name: Michael Germano
AUM: $100M
T12:
Location: New York, NY
Move Date: 03/16/2017
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: David Lum, Michael Piazza
AUM: $220M
T12:
Location: Stuart, FL
Move Date: 02/24/2017
New Firm: Wells Fargo
Old Firm: JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Name: Ned Kennedy, Branch Manager
AUM:
T12:
Location: Chicago, IL
Move Date: 03/16/2017
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Baird
Name: Jon Garberg, Rebecca Hellman
AUM: $125M
T12:
Location: Seattle
Move Date: 03/14/2017
New Firm: Morgan Stanley
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Jennifer A McDermott
AUM: $19M
T12:
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Move Date: 02/28/2017
New Firm: LPL Financial
Old Firm: Raymond James
Name: Scott Douglas Williams
AUM: $99M
T12:
Location: Franklin, TN
Move Date: 02/24/2017
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Sue Ann Brenner
AUM:
T12:
Location: Portage, MI
Move Date: 02/24/2017
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Anthony Trotta
AUM: $65M
T12:
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Move Date: 02/16/2017
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: UBS
Name: John Maita
AUM: $107M
T12:
Location: Bedminster, NJ
Move Date: 01/20/2017
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Donald Alderman, Robert Holt, Jamie O’Brien, Scott Laney
AUM: $500M
T12:
Location: Charleston, SC
Move Date: 01/20/2017