Recruiting Wire Scoreboard

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

Recruiting Winners
AUM ($ MLN)
1. Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
$17,590
2. Raymond James
$10,667
3. RBC
$10,380
4. First Republic
$9,840
5. Merrill Lynch
$9,000
Recruiting Losers
AUM ($ MLN)
1. Wells Fargo
$33,661
2. Merrill Lynch
$20,872
3. UBS
$12,763
4. JPMorgan Chase & Co.
$9,511
5. Ziegler
$4,730
Recruiting Champs (net)
AUM ($ MLN)
1. Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
$16,726
2. First Republic
$9,340
3. RBC
$9,134
4. Raymond James
$8,771
5. Purshe Kaplan Sterling Investments
$4,730

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: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Rick Mundrane
AUM: $106M
T12:
Location: Deerfield, IL
Move Date: 11/09/2018
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: David Kutz
AUM: $123M
T12:
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Move Date: 10/26/2018
New Firm: Janney Montgomery Scott
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Sheldon Ferriss
AUM: $60M
T12:
Location: Bedminster, NJ
Move Date: 12/06/2018
New Firm: Rockefeller Capital Management
Old Firm: UBS
AUM: $2B
T12: $13M
Location: Atlanta, GA
Move Date: 12/07/2018
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Sanford C. Bernstein & Co.
Name: John Curcio
AUM: $120M
T12: $980K
Location: Atlanta, GA
Move Date: 12/05/2018
New Firm: Robert W. Baird
Old Firm: Oppenheimer
Name: Richard Fisher and Dan Sullivan
AUM: $228M
T12: $1M
Location: St Louis, MO
Move Date: 11/30/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Hilliard Lyons
Name: Jack Mayer and Robert Mayer
AUM: $54M
T12:
Location: Memphis, TN
Move Date: 12/04/2018
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: UBS
Name: Stephen Bradley
AUM: $160M
T12:
Location: Acton, MA
Move Date: 07/20/2018
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Betty Schutte-Box and Troy Yenser
AUM: $222M
T12:
Location: Richmond, VA
Move Date: 10/05/2018
New Firm: Janney Montgomery Scott
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Ronald H. Holmes and Whitney E. Riley
AUM: $200M
T12:
Location: Fredericksburg, VA
Move Date: 11/30/2018
New Firm: LPL Financial
Old Firm: Raymond James
Name: Tom Quirk
AUM: $220M
T12:
Location: Catonsville, MD
Move Date: 10/30/2018
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
AUM: $273M
T12: $2.4M
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Move Date: 12/30/2018
New Firm: Kingsview Asset Management
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Trenton Lay
AUM: $55M
T12:
Location: Oak Harbor, WA
Move Date: 11/29/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: David Ferneding
AUM: $54M
T12:
Location: Denton, TX
Move Date: 11/20/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: George Walton and Keith Creech
AUM: $425M
T12:
Location: Frontenac, MO
Move Date: 11/28/2018
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
AUM: $185M
T12:
Location: New York, NY
Move Date: 07/06/2018
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
AUM: $188M
T12:
Location: Honolulu
Move Date: 10/05/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Raymond James
AUM:
T12:
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Move Date: 11/02/2018
New Firm: RBC
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
AUM:
T12:
Location: Walnut Creek, CA
Move Date:
New Firm: LPL Financial
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Kenneth Levy, Corey Daniel, and Dudley McGee
AUM: $200M
T12:
Location: Lodi, CA
Move Date: 08/23/2018
New Firm: LPL Financial
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Steven Jolly
AUM: $190M
T12:
Location: Fresno, CA
Move Date: 10/04/2018
New Firm: Kingsview Asset Management
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Michael Kissinger
AUM: $110M
T12:
Location:
Move Date: 11/09/2018
New Firm: Oppenheimer
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Michael Legaspi
AUM: $100M
T12: $475K
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Move Date: 11/01/2018
New Firm: Hilliard Lyons
Old Firm: JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Name: Shane Prier
AUM:
T12:
Location: Columbus, OH
Move Date: 08/20/2018
New Firm: Hilliard Lyons
Old Firm: Raymond James
Name: Aaron Frye
AUM: $55M
T12:
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Move Date: 09/21/2018
New Firm: Hilliard Lyons
Old Firm: UBS
Name: Christopher Conley
AUM: $70M
T12:
Location: Columbus, OH
Move Date: 10/30/2018
New Firm: Hilliard Lyons
Old Firm: SunTrust
Name: Adam Burnett
AUM: $70M
T12:
Location: Knoxville, TN
Move Date: 08/17/2018
New Firm: Hilliard Lyons
Old Firm: PNC
Name: Terence Sanctis
AUM: $187M
T12:
Location: Cranberry Township, PA
Move Date: 09/19/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
AUM: $500M
T12:
Location: Wooster, OH
Move Date: 11/15/2018
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: John Pavelka
AUM: $125M
T12:
Location: Davenport, IA
Move Date: 09/14/2018
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Brian Bratspis
AUM: $151M
T12:
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Move Date: 09/21/2018
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Alexander Timpson
AUM: $232M
T12:
Location: Portland, ME
Move Date: 10/12/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
AUM: $111M
T12:
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Move Date: 11/09/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
AUM: $161M
T12:
Location: DeWitt, NY
Move Date: 11/02/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
AUM: $264M
T12:
Location: Florham Park, NJ
Move Date: 11/01/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
AUM: $408M
T12:
Location: Bloomfield Hills, MI
Move Date: 11/16/2018
New Firm: LPL Financial
Old Firm: Cetera
AUM: $110M
T12:
Location: Parsipanny, NJ
Move Date: 10/15/2018
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: LPL Financial
AUM: $217M
T12:
Location: Tacoma, WA
Move Date: 10/26/2018
New Firm: David A. Noyes
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
AUM: $125M
T12:
Location: Rye Brook, NY
Move Date: 11/02/2018
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
AUM:
T12:
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Move Date: 11/09/2018
New Firm: Cetera
Old Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
AUM: $180M
T12:
Location: St Joseph, MO
Move Date: 10/24/2018
New Firm: Viridian Advisors
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Rick McDonald
AUM:
T12:
Location: Seattle, WA
Move Date: 11/13/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Raymond James
Name: Lynn and Michael Faust
AUM: $285M
T12:
Location: Greer, SC
Move Date: 11/09/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Raymond James
Name: Bob Rubarth
AUM: $54M
T12:
Location: Shelby Township, MI
Move Date: 11/12/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Raymond James
Name: Fred Ross
AUM: $64M
T12:
Location: Atlanta, GA
Move Date: 11/02/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Moors & Cabot
Name: Peter Smith
AUM: $142M
T12:
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Move Date: 11/06/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Tyler Lenda
AUM: $97M
T12:
Location: York, PA
Move Date: 11/09/2018
New Firm: First Republic
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
AUM: $160M
T12: $1.5M
Location: Napa, CA
Move Date: 11/02/2018
New Firm: RBC
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Gordon Nearing and Pamela Dallas
AUM: $230M
T12:
Location: Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Move Date: 10/18/2018
New Firm: Wells Fargo
Old Firm: UBS
AUM:
T12: $5M
Location: Columbus, OH
Move Date: 11/02/2018

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.