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. Raymond James
$5,635
2. Focus Financial
$4,575
3. Morgan Stanley
$4,151
4. Ameriprise
$3,478
5. Cetera
$3,000
Recruiting Losers
AUM ($ MLN)
1. Merrill Lynch
$15,031
2. Wells Fargo
$9,277
3. LPL Financial
$8,200
4. Morgan Stanley
$6,517
5. UBS
$3,774
Recruiting Champs (net)
AUM ($ MLN)
1. Raymond James
$5,210
2. Focus Financial
$4,575
3. Cetera
$3,000
4. Ameriprise
$2,968
5. Hightower
$2,695

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: Raymond James
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Steven and Jeremy Friedman (d.b.a. Friedman Financial Partners )
AUM: $130M
T12:
Location: Omaha, NE
Move Date: 04/27/2017
New Firm: Hightower
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Tom Parker, Patrick Dugan, Paul Spencer,Tommy Parker (d.b.a. PDS Wealth Management)
AUM: $160M
T12:
Location: West Palm Beach, FL
Move Date: 05/19/2017
New Firm: Janney Montgomery Scott
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: June D. Strunk, Shane F. O’Brien, Lisa M. Cayer (d.b.a. The Mystic Harbor Group)
AUM: $300M
T12:
Location: Mystic, CT
Move Date: 05/18/2017
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: D.A. Davidson & Co.
Name: Ken Robbins & Kathy Roshay (d.b.a. Robbins Roshay Advisors of Raymond James)
AUM: $175M
T12:
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Move Date: 05/17/2017
New Firm: Weaver Consulting Group, LLC
Old Firm: Ameriprise
Name: Jason M. Weaver (d.b.a The Weaver Group)
AUM: $225M
T12: $2M
Location: Huntington Beach, CA
Move Date: 05/17/2017
New Firm: Janney Montgomery Scott
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: June Strunk and Shane O’Brien
AUM: $340M
T12: $1.8M
Location: Mystic, CT
Move Date: 05/16/2017
New Firm: Bolton Global Capital
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Euclides Moreno (d.b.a. The Moreno Wealth Management Group)
AUM: $650M
T12: $6.4M
Location:
Move Date: 05/02/2017
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Oppenheimer
Name: Richard Grobman
AUM: $420M
T12:
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Move Date: 04/28/2017
New Firm: Morgan Stanley
Old Firm: Citigroup
Name: Ricardo Bembibre, Rodolfo Garza, Juan Conway and Roberto Gamarra
AUM: $500M
T12:
Location: Miami, FL
Move Date: 05/12/2017
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: UBS
Name: Donna Kane
AUM: $105M
T12:
Location: Stockton, CA
Move Date: 05/15/2017
New Firm: Sepio Capital, LLC
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Roger Carter, Josh Carter and Donald “Brad” Edgren (d.b.a. Sepio Capital, LLC)
AUM: $4.5B
T12: $13M
Location: San Francisco, CA
Move Date: 05/15/2017
New Firm: Steward Partners
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Mark Pojednic
AUM: $193.6M
T12: $657.1K
Location: New York, NY
Move Date: 05/11/2017
New Firm: Steward Partners
Old Firm: UBS
Name: Ali Mandalinci
AUM: $130M
T12: $950K
Location: Boston, MA
Move Date: 05/04/2017
New Firm: Steward Partners
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Stephen Spector & Peter Frisch (d.b.a. Spector & Frisch Private Wealth Management)
AUM: $450M
T12: $2.2M
Location: Boston, MA
Move Date: 04/27/2017
New Firm: Steward Partners
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Beth Sweeney & Eric Sweeney (d.b.a. Sweeney Wealth Management Group)
AUM: $82M
T12: $700K
Location: Boston, MA
Move Date: 04/27/2017
New Firm: J.P. Morgan
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: David Rumrill
AUM: $310M
T12:
Location: Boston, MA
Move Date: 04/20/2017
New Firm: J.P. Morgan
Old Firm: UBS
Name: Brad Hamlin, Brad Fine and Carl Pestelos
AUM: $400M
T12:
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Move Date: 05/03/2017
New Firm: Hilltop Securities
Old Firm: LPL Financial
Name: J. Stanley Mathis
AUM:
T12:
Location: Dallas, TX
Move Date: 05/10/2017
New Firm: Hilltop Securities
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Victor F. Medina (Senior Vice President, Branch Manager)
AUM:
T12:
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Move Date: 04/24/2017
New Firm: UBS
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Michael Miremadi, Christopher Heintz and Teresa Uzeta
AUM: $200M
T12: $2M
Location: Seal Beach, CA
Move Date: 05/05/2017
New Firm: LPL Financial
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Ira Katz, Daniel McNicholas, John Scala and Bryce Wilinski (d.b.a. The Choice Group Wealth Management)
AUM: $420M
T12:
Location: Melville, NY
Move Date: 04/28/2017
New Firm: Jefferies
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Marcelo Poliak, Pablo Gherardi, Guillermo Guerra, Nicholas Coubrough
AUM: $1.5B
T12: $7.3M
Location: Miami, FL
Move Date: 05/05/2017
New Firm: RBC
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Justin Ferdula
AUM:
T12:
Location: New York, NY
Move Date: 05/08/2017
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Sam Maxwell III (d.b.a. Executive Wealth Group)
AUM: $275M
T12:
Location: Kirkland, WA
Move Date: 04/12/2017
New Firm: Janney Montgomery Scott
Old Firm: PNC
Name: Elizabeth Freeman
AUM: $25.7M
T12: $389K
Location: York, PA
Move Date: 05/03/2017
New Firm: Janney Montgomery Scott
Old Firm: RBC
Name: Steve Victor, Lisa Fouraker (d.b.a. Victor Fouraker Wealth Management)
AUM: $175M
T12: $1.1M
Location: Radnor, PA
Move Date: 05/04/2017
New Firm: Janney Montgomery Scott
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: David Moss
AUM: $90.2M
T12: $616.9K
Location: Fairfield, CT
Move Date: 04/24/2017
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Raymond James
Name: Mark Kopkin and Scott Englehardt
AUM: $160M
T12:
Location: Atlanta, GA
Move Date: 05/04/2017
New Firm: Wells Fargo
Old Firm: J.P. Morgan
Name: Amir Alishahi
AUM:
T12:
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Move Date: 04/28/2017
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Thomas Hughes and Bill Steele
AUM: $239M
T12:
Location: Dallas, TX
Move Date: 05/17/2017
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Michael Jeppson
AUM: $400M
T12:
Location: Manhattan Beach, CA
Move Date: 02/07/2017
New Firm: Hightower
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Mark F. Burns (Managing Director of Synergy Capital Solutions)
AUM: $300M
T12:
Location: Chicago, IL / Naples, FL / Bloomfield Hills, MI
Move Date: 05/01/2017
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: UBS
Name: Michael Nimmo, Christian Nimmo & Rachel Nimmo
AUM: $100M
T12:
Location: Janesville, WI
Move Date: 04/28/2017
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Walter H. Stamper III
AUM: $147M
T12:
Location: Chattanooga, TN
Move Date: 03/24/2017
New Firm: Snowden Lane
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Larry Barocas and Debbie Ury (d.b.a. Strategic Management Group)
AUM: $150M
T12:
Location: San Antonio, TX
Move Date: 04/25/2017
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Jordan Plaster, Clark Scarvey and Harry Shumaker
AUM: $333M
T12:
Location: Tuscaloosa, AL
Move Date: 04/21/2017
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: 04/21/2017
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: Janney Montgomery Scott
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Joseph Sheehan
AUM: $101.2M
T12: $605.5K
Location: New York, NY
Move Date: 04/20/2017
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