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. Cetera
$15,121
2. Raymond James
$10,141
3. Merrill Lynch
$8,996
4. LPL Financial
$8,354
5. Focus Financial
$8,075
Recruiting Losers
AUM ($ MLN)
1. Merrill Lynch
$24,511
2. LPL Financial
$20,869
3. UBS
$17,407
4. Wells Fargo
$15,334
5. Morgan Stanley
$10,710
Recruiting Champs (net)
AUM ($ MLN)
1. Cetera
$13,082
2. Raymond James
$8,822
3. Focus Financial
$8,075
4. First Republic
$4,850
5. Ameriprise
$4,031

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: Cetera
Old Firm: LPL Financial
Name: James Laschinger, Sean Waggoner, and Sarah Keibler
AUM: $6B
T12:
Location: Alpharetta, GA
Move Date: 08/01/2017
New Firm: RBC
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Amir Navab, Bradley Finnigan and Shamya Ullah
AUM: $269M
T12: $2.2M
Location: Beverly Hills, CA
Move Date: 08/10/2017
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Edward Jones
Name: Paul Lang and Emily Ellis
AUM: $363M
T12:
Location: Alpharetta, GA
Move Date: 06/16/2017
New Firm: RBC
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Paul L. Roche III and Christopher R. Bayles
AUM: $600M
T12:
Location: Boston, MA
Move Date: 08/08/2017
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Keith Bock, Mark O. Downey II, Jason Peterson, and Janet Emhof
AUM: $300M
T12: $2M
Location: Rochester, NY
Move Date: 07/14/2017
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Robert W. Baird
Name: Rosa M. Ebling
AUM:
T12: $850K
Location: Chicago, IL
Move Date: 07/27/2017
New Firm: Purshe Kaplan Sterling Investments
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Kim Lee Kenawell-Hoffecker
AUM: $250M
T12:
Location: Mechanicsburg, PA
Move Date: 07/28/2017
New Firm: Janney Montgomery Scott
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Timothy J. Sullivan, Paul Sullivan, and Christopher M. Peters
AUM: $288M
T12:
Location: West Hartford, CT
Move Date: 07/20/2017
New Firm: RBC
Old Firm: Hilltop Securities
Name: Allen Smith
AUM: $180M
T12:
Location: Plano, TX
Move Date: 08/04/2017
New Firm: Janney Montgomery Scott
Old Firm: Raymond James
Name: Jeffrey B. Jackson
AUM: $100M
T12:
Location: Goldsboro, NC
Move Date: 08/01/2017
New Firm: Harbor Investment Advisory
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Paul M. Fox and Jennifer L. Winslow
AUM: $390M
T12:
Location: Lutherville, MD
Move Date: 07/28/2017
New Firm: Capitol Securities Management
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: John O’Leary
AUM: $70M
T12: $350K
Location: Toms River, NJ
Move Date: 08/04/2017
New Firm: Triad Advisors
Old Firm: LPL Financial
Name: John Paxton, Daniel F. Murphy, Christopher Farver and Aaron Gibbs
AUM: $150M
T12:
Location: Glen Allen, VA
Move Date: 05/08/2017
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Bob Emerson, Sean Stevenson, Tom Eisenhuth and Bill McKee
AUM: $341M
T12:
Location: Winter Park, FL
Move Date: 07/07/2017
New Firm: Oppenheimer
Old Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Name: Christopher DiPenta
AUM:
T12:
Location: Florham Park, NJ
Move Date: 07/11/2017
New Firm: Oppenheimer
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Kevin Friedman
AUM:
T12:
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Move Date: 04/19/2017
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Todd L. Kissel and Joshua Pasahow
AUM: $500M
T12:
Location: New York, NY
Move Date: 07/21/2017
New Firm: Morgan Stanley
Old Firm: UBS
Name: Christine Carona
AUM: $388M
T12:
Location: Boston, MA
Move Date: 07/28/2017
New Firm: RBC
Old Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Name: Matt Wunder
AUM:
T12:
Location: McLean, VA
Move Date: 07/31/2017
New Firm: Cetera
Old Firm: LPL Financial
Name: Alliant Retirement Consulting
AUM: $6B
T12:
Location: Alpharetta, GA
Move Date: 07/10/2017
New Firm: Bronfman Rothschild
Old Firm: Hightower
Name: Michael LaMena
AUM:
T12:
Location:
Move Date: 07/31/2017
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Stephen Neff
AUM: $200M
T12:
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Move Date: 07/13/2017
New Firm: Merrill Lynch
Old Firm: Raymond James
Name: Gail Giclas and Eli Glicas
AUM: $377M
T12:
Location: Tucson, AZ
Move Date: 06/12/2017
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Cetera
Name: Great Western Investments & Insurance
AUM: $750M
T12:
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Move Date: 07/27/2017
New Firm: Towerpoint
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Joe Eschleman
AUM: $250M
T12:
Location: Sacramento, CA
Move Date: 07/26/2017
New Firm: United Capital
Old Firm: Asset One
Name: Asset One
AUM: $403M
T12:
Location:
Move Date: 07/25/2017
New Firm: United Capital
Old Firm: Compass Wealth Advisors
Name: Greg Schoenfeld
AUM: $210M
T12:
Location: Elkhart, IN
Move Date: 07/25/2017
New Firm: United Capital
Old Firm: Jensen Wealth Advisors
Name: Erik Jensen and Phil Tanner
AUM: $145M
T12:
Location: Palm Desert, CA
Move Date: 06/16/2017
New Firm: Suntrust
Old Firm: JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Name: Jack Christian
AUM:
T12:
Location: Miami, Florida
Move Date: 07/01/2017
New Firm: Suntrust
Old Firm: Calvert Investment
Name: Lynne Ford
AUM:
T12:
Location: Washington, DC
Move Date: 07/12/2017
New Firm: Bolton Global Capital
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Euclides Moreno
AUM: $650M
T12:
Location: Miami, FL
Move Date: 05/02/2017
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Stan Leavitt, David Pratt and Rachael Morton
AUM: $463M
T12:
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Move Date: 06/28/2017
New Firm: LPL Financial
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Charlie Strong, Shane Gaddy, Kelly Lee and Kyle Bochat
AUM: $351M
T12:
Location: Gainesville, GA
Move Date: 06/01/2017
New Firm: Waddell & Reed
Old Firm: U.S. Bancorp Investments
Name: David Prescott Osterbrock
AUM: $77M
T12:
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Move Date: 07/21/2017
New Firm: LPL Financial
Old Firm: Valark Financial Services
Name: Craig Breitsprecher
AUM: $25M
T12: $200K
Location: Farmington, CT
Move Date: 07/10/2017
New Firm: Focus Financial
Old Firm: Brownlie & Braden Advisors
Name: Smith A. Brownlie III and James E. Braden
AUM: $2.7B
T12:
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Move Date: 07/19/2017
New Firm: UBS
Old Firm: RBC
Name: Deborah R. Johnston, Erica Frantz, Beth Peterson, and Hannah Mason
AUM: $223M
T12:
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Move Date: 07/18/2017
New Firm: RBC
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Charles R. Carson
AUM:
T12:
Location: Houston, TX
Move Date: 07/17/2017
New Firm: Boulevard Family Wealth
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Matthew Celenza, Shannon McLaughlin, Andrea Shieh, Andrew Aiello
AUM: $1B
T12:
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Move Date: 07/11/2017
New Firm: UBS
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Brian Meulebrouck and George Andres
AUM: $220M
T12:
Location: Birmingham, MI
Move Date: 06/27/2017
New Firm: UBS
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Jacqueline Kunkel and Donald Kunkel
AUM: $755M
T12:
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Move Date: 06/27/2017
New Firm: UBS
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Matthew Kraft
AUM:
T12: $3M
Location: Paramus, NJ
Move Date: 07/10/2017
New Firm: Wells Fargo
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Jordan Varela and Raquel Reynolds
AUM: $300M
T12: $1M
Location: Palm Desert, CA
Move Date: 07/07/2017
New Firm: Wells Fargo
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Paul Zambriski and Tyler Polson
AUM: $290M
T12: $1.3M
Location: Torrance, CA
Move Date: 06/30/2017
New Firm: Wells Fargo
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: David J. Anderson
AUM: $138M
T12: $1.2M
Location: Manahattan Beach, CA
Move Date: 06/29/2017
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: John M. Houchin III
AUM: $230M
T12:
Location: Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Move Date: 06/02/2017
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Brian Hartzell
AUM: $100M
T12:
Location: Houston, TX
Move Date: 06/30/2017
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Michael W Faircloth II and Edward Martin
AUM:
T12:
Location: Modesto, CA
Move Date: 06/30/2017
New Firm: Wells Fargo
Old Firm: Jefferies
Name: Julian Rodrigo Soto and Santiago Ocampo
AUM: $400M
T12:
Location: Miami, FL
Move Date: 07/14/2017
New Firm: Gryphon
Old Firm: Hightower
Name: Joel Guth
AUM: $997M
T12:
Location: Columbus, OH
Move Date: 06/30/2017