Recruiting Wire Scoreboard

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

Recruiting Winners
AUM ($ MLN)
1. UBS
$10,802
2. First Republic
$2,500
3. Rockefeller Capital Management
$1,300
4. Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
$430
5. Wells Fargo
$365
Recruiting Losers
AUM ($ MLN)
1. Merrill Lynch
$10,800
2. JPMorgan Chase & Co.
$2,500
3. Morgan Stanley
$1,300
4. UBS
$501
5. Wells Fargo
$374
Recruiting Champs (net)
AUM ($ MLN)
1. UBS
$10,301
2. First Republic
$2,500
3. Rockefeller Capital Management
$1,300
4. Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
$430
5. Ameriprise
$240

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: UBS
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
AUM: $10.8B
T12:
Location: Charlotte, NC
Move Date: 01/17/2020
New Firm: Seventy2 Capital
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: David Holdsworth and Mark Tigert
AUM: $80M
T12:
Location: Bethesda, MD
Move Date: 01/09/2020
New Firm: First Republic
Old Firm: JPMorgan Chase & Co.
AUM: $2.5B
T12:
Location: Jupiter, FL
Move Date: 01/15/2020
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Zachary Karr
AUM: $77M
T12:
Location: Washington, D.C.
Move Date: 01/09/2020
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: UBS
Name: Frank (Trey) Bellar III
AUM: $50M
T12:
Location: Nashville, TN
Move Date: 01/10/2020
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: UBS
Name: Frank (Rick) Bellar Jr.
AUM: $86M
T12:
Location: Cookeville, TN
Move Date: 01/10/2020
New Firm: Wells Fargo
Old Firm: UBS
AUM: $365M
T12:
Location: Newport Beach, CA
Move Date: 01/10/2020
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Cetera
AUM: $240M
T12:
Location: Boca Raton, FL
Move Date: 01/03/2020
New Firm: Wells Fargo
Old Firm: RBC
AUM: $325M
T12:
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Move Date: 12/12/2019
New Firm: UBS
Old Firm: Charles Schwab & Co.
AUM: $2M
T12:
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Move Date: 01/06/2020
New Firm: Rockefeller Capital Management
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
AUM: $1.3B
T12:
Location: Atlanta, GA
Move Date: 01/10/2020
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Brad Ranson
AUM: $59M
T12:
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Move Date: 01/03/2020
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Montgomery Meeks
AUM: $63M
T12:
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Move Date: 01/03/2020
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Robb Adams
AUM: $95M
T12:
Location: Augusta, GA
Move Date: 01/02/2020
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Jeff Elman
AUM: $157M
T12:
Location: Pepper Pike, OH
Move Date: 11/29/2019
New Firm: Seventy2 Capital
Old Firm: UBS
Name: Frank Scicchitano
AUM: $72M
T12:
Location: Annapolis, MD
Move Date: 12/13/2019
New Firm: Seventy2 Capital
Old Firm: Royal Alliance
Name: Kerry Hemphill
AUM: $90M
T12:
Location: Bethesda, MD
Move Date: 11/11/2019
New Firm: Kingsview Partners
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Buff Dormeier, Donald Dormeier, Laura Rowe
AUM: $250M
T12:
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
Move Date: 12/13/2019
New Firm: Wells Fargo
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
AUM: $5M
T12:
Location: Plano, TX
Move Date: 12/10/2019
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: UBS
AUM: $227M
T12:
Location: Upper Arlington, OH
Move Date: 10/29/2019
New Firm: UBS
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
AUM: $383M
T12:
Location: Newport Beach, CA
Move Date: 10/11/2019
New Firm: UBS
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
AUM: $141M
T12:
Location: Atlanta, GA
Move Date: 12/06/2019
New Firm: Cetera Advisor Networks LLC
Old Firm: LPL Financial
AUM: $275M
T12:
Location: Greensboro, NC
Move Date: 11/27/2019
New Firm: Morgan Stanley
Old Firm: UBS
AUM:
T12:
Location: Pasadena, CA
Move Date: 11/01/2019
New Firm: RBC
Old Firm: UBS
AUM: $12.5M
T12:
Location: Pasadena, CA
Move Date: 12/04/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Brad Edwards, Tim Hummell, and Christina Gianascoli
AUM: $99M
T12:
Location: Cincinnati OH
Move Date: 12/11/2019
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: MML Investors Service
Name: Troy Aarthun, Sharon Hickey, Kevin Kimball
AUM: $126M
T12:
Location: Bedford, NH
Move Date: 09/27/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Raymond James
Name: Andy Miller
AUM: $59M
T12:
Location: Gainesville, GA
Move Date: 12/03/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Raymond James
Name: Kevin Byrne
AUM: $130M
T12:
Location: Chicago, IL
Move Date: 12/06/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Anthony Ignacio
AUM: $57M
T12:
Location: Newport Beach, CA
Move Date: 12/03/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Jon Webster
AUM: $80M
T12:
Location: Carlsbad, CA
Move Date: 12/06/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: UBS
Name: Anthony Small
AUM: $42M
T12:
Location: New York, NY
Move Date: 12/09/2019
New Firm: Kingsview Partners
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: David Hooper
AUM: $60M
T12:
Location: Seattle, WA
Move Date: 12/06/2019
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Todd Hamilton and Robert S. Thompson
AUM: $330M
T12:
Location: Chicago, IL
Move Date: 11/18/2019
New Firm: B. Riley Financial
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: David Kassir
AUM: $100M
T12:
Location: Tysons, VA
Move Date: 11/15/2019
New Firm: B. Riley Financial
Old Firm: Ameriprise
Name: Dan Burgess
AUM: $40M
T12:
Location: Dallas, TX
Move Date: 07/12/2019
New Firm: B. Riley Financial
Old Firm: US Capital Advisors
AUM: $180M
T12:
Location: Houston, TX
Move Date: 05/02/2019
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Tony Larson, Rob Larson, Russell F. Payne
AUM: $222M
T12:
Location: Edina, MN
Move Date: 09/25/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
AUM: $130M
T12:
Location: Dallas, TX
Move Date: 11/27/2019
New Firm: Kingsview Partners
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Erick Ficken
AUM: $50M
T12:
Location: Myrtle Beach, SC
Move Date: 12/03/2019
New Firm: Steward Partners
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Kevin Taube
AUM: $160M
T12:
Location: Manchester, NH
Move Date: 11/01/2019
New Firm: Dynasty Financial Partners
Old Firm: Northwestern Mutual
Name: Katherine Forrester Schneewind and Michael Forrester (High Note Wealth)
AUM: $500M
T12:
Location: Deephaven, MN
Move Date: 11/21/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: UBS
Name: Peter J Borrello
AUM: $320M
T12:
Location: Longmeadow, MA
Move Date: 11/14/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Christopher E. Moran and Chris Moran
AUM: $323M
T12:
Location: Boston, MA
Move Date: 11/14/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
AUM: $47M
T12:
Location: Lake Forest, IL
Move Date: 10/31/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
AUM: $144M
T12:
Location: Barrington, IL
Move Date: 11/08/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
AUM: $166M
T12:
Location: Barrington, IL
Move Date: 11/15/2019
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: LPL Financial
Name: Bill Eldridge and Don Delmonte
AUM: $158M
T12:
Location: Marlton, NJ
Move Date: 10/18/2019
New Firm: Waddell & Reed
Old Firm: PNC
Name: Christopher Dulovich
AUM: $50M
T12:
Location: Charleroi, PA
Move Date: 10/11/2019
New Firm: Waddell & Reed
Old Firm: Commerce Brokerage Services, Inc.
Name: Lisa Affolter
AUM: $50M
T12:
Location: Lincoln, NE
Move Date: 09/06/2019

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.