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. Merrill Lynch
$8,619
2. Raymond James
$6,800
3. Focus Financial
$4,575
4. Morgan Stanley
$4,351
5. Ameriprise
$4,039
Recruiting Losers
AUM ($ MLN)
1. Merrill Lynch
$17,141
2. UBS
$16,843
3. Wells Fargo
$10,340
4. LPL Financial
$8,200
5. Morgan Stanley
$7,979
Recruiting Champs (net)
AUM ($ MLN)
1. Raymond James
$6,375
2. Focus Financial
$4,575
3. Ameriprise
$3,254
4. Cetera
$3,000
5. First Republic
$2,850

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: First Republic
Old Firm: UBS
Name: Bob Gehlen and Dave Mucha
AUM: $600M
T12: $3.1M
Location: San Francisco, CA
Move Date: 06/23/2017
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Kathleen Hobart
AUM: $165M
T12:
Location: Seattle, WA
Move Date: 05/25/2017
New Firm: Janney Montgomery Scott
Old Firm: SA Stone Wealth Management
Name: Jesse G. Parks and Alice S. Royal
AUM: $185M
T12:
Location: Goldsboro, NC
Move Date: 06/13/2017
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Andrew Campanella
AUM:
T12:
Location: Manchester, VT
Move Date: 06/16/2017
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Oppenheimer
Name: Christopher Barbee
AUM: $61M
T12:
Location: Greensboro, NC
Move Date: 06/15/2017
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Patricia Jeannine Tippins
AUM: $56M
T12:
Location: Dallas, TX
Move Date: 06/15/2017
New Firm: Cetera
Old Firm: Global Atlantic Distributors
Name: David Trowbridge
AUM:
T12:
Location: Crystal Lake, IL
Move Date: 04/24/2017
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Lincoln Financial Advisors
Name: Thomas Burger and Jeanne Hagar
AUM: $150M
T12:
Location: Beverly and Mansfield, MA
Move Date: 02/23/2017
New Firm: 360 Wealth Management
Old Firm: Edward Jones
Name: Kirby Webb
AUM: $86M
T12: $740K
Location: Rockwall, TX
Move Date: 02/23/2017
New Firm: Kimery Wealth Management
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Kevin D. Kimery & Matthew C. Heffington
AUM:
T12:
Location: Memphis, TN
Move Date: 06/19/2017
New Firm: Steward Partners
Old Firm: Janney Montgomery Scott
Name: Steven Libov
AUM: $90M
T12:
Location: New York, NY
Move Date: 06/16/2017
New Firm: Steward Partners
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Paul Staadeker and Jeremy Staadeker
AUM: $175M
T12:
Location: Washington, DC
Move Date: 06/15/2017
New Firm: Procyon Partners
Old Firm: UBS
Name: Phil Fiore, Jeff Farrar, Lou Gloria, Tom Gahan and Chris Foster
AUM: $8B
T12:
Location: Shelton, CT
Move Date: 06/13/2017
New Firm: DG Wealth Partners
Old Firm: Goldman Sachs
Name: David Darby & Melissa Gray
AUM: $1B
T12:
Location: Palm Beach, FL
Move Date: 06/04/2017
New Firm: LPL Financial
Old Firm: Ameriprise
Name: Chris Demarest, Murat Kaptanoglu, Andrew Lipson, Conley Perry and Brad Williams (d.b.a Socratic Wealth Advisors)
AUM: $275M
T12:
Location: Charolette, NC
Move Date: 06/15/2017
New Firm: LPL Financial
Old Firm: Kestra Financial
Name: Thomas Herbruck (d.b.a Black Box Pension Advocates)
AUM: $471M
T12:
Location: Cleveland, OH
Move Date: 06/13/2017
New Firm: Merrill Lynch
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Thomas Reichert Paul G. Lotito, Eric Aiello and Lindsay Ann Reichert
AUM: $628M
T12: $5M
Location: Paramus, New Jersey
Move Date: 06/09/2017
New Firm: UBS
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Christopher Aitken, Shelby Aitken, and Ken Tonning
AUM: $900M
T12: $5.4M
Location: Ponte Vedra, FL
Move Date: 05/17/2017
New Firm: Snowden Lane
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Marcus Selva
AUM: $60M
T12:
Location: New York, NY
Move Date: 06/06/2017
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Kenneth Demps, Jay Mackenzie and Robert Dennis (d.b.a The Demps Group)
AUM: $269M
T12:
Location: Troy, MI
Move Date: 06/02/2017
New Firm: Merrill Lynch
Old Firm: UBS
Name: Joseph Gabriele and Paul Vasady-Kovacs
AUM: $1B
T12: $7M
Location: New York, NY
Move Date: 06/02/2017
New Firm: Merrill Lynch
Old Firm: UBS
Name: F. Michael Covey III, Thomas Kane and Mark Wiktor
AUM: $3B
T12: $10.8M
Location: Chicago, IL
Move Date: 06/02/2017
New Firm: Voya
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Nathan Sanders
AUM: $160M
T12:
Location: Greenville, SC
Move Date: 05/31/2017
New Firm: RBC
Old Firm: Baird
Name: Tonya Nichols
AUM: $122M
T12: $1M
Location: Portland, OR
Move Date: 06/02/2017
New Firm: Wells Fargo
Old Firm: UBS
Name: John Miller
AUM: $119M
T12:
Location: Knoxville, TN
Move Date: 06/01/2017
New Firm: Wells Fargo
Old Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Name: Robert Stansberry
AUM: $125M
T12:
Location: Columbia, MO
Move Date: 05/19/2017
New Firm: Merrill Lynch
Old Firm: J.P. Morgan
Name: Cathy Reed
AUM: $113M
T12:
Location: Austin, TX
Move Date: 05/31/2017
New Firm: Merrill Lynch
Old Firm: J.P. Morgan
Name: Fernando Nicolau
AUM: $1B
T12:
Location: Miami, FL
Move Date: 05/30/2017
New Firm: Wells Fargo
Old Firm: Voya
Name: Nathan Sanders (d.b.a. Sanders Wealth Management)
AUM: $160M
T12:
Location: Greenwood, SC
Move Date: 05/26/2017
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Sandy Martin and Kirsty Walker (d.b.a. Martin Walker Wealth Management)
AUM: $110M
T12:
Location: Orlando, FL
Move Date: 05/17/2017
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Gary Cook, Kristina Daniel and Beth Decker (d.b.a. Cook Daniel Wealth Management of Raymond James)
AUM: $240M
T12:
Location: Clinton Township, MI
Move Date: 04/28/2017
New Firm: Guardian Financial Partners
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Patrick C. Guinet, Hung Nguyen and Casey Bartels
AUM: $180M
T12:
Location: Orange, CA
Move Date: 05/02/2017
New Firm: Morgan Stanley
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Patrico Gorsevich
AUM: $200M
T12:
Location: Miami, FL
Move Date: 05/19/2017
New Firm: Bolton Global Capital
Old Firm: HSBC Private Bank
Name: Ethan Assouline
AUM: $292M
T12:
Location: New York, NY
Move Date: 05/17/2017
New Firm: Merrill Lynch
Old Firm: Goldman Sachs
Name: Maureen K. Hulbert, Salvatore J. Romano, Allan Fiore, Eric Williams, Stephen Rosamino, and Adam Minor-Swartz (d.b.a. SEAM Wealth Management Group)
AUM:
T12:
Location: Sarasota Springs, NY and New York, NY
Move Date: 05/11/2017
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: Next Capital Management
Old Firm: Next Capital Management
Name: Andrew Hart
AUM: $750M
T12:
Location: New York, NY
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