Recruiting Wire Scoreboard

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

Recruiting Winners
AUM ($ MLN)
1. UBS
$11,226
2. Morgan Stanley
$5,034
3. Rockefeller Capital Management
$4,610
4. Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
$2,945
5. First Republic
$2,504
Recruiting Losers
AUM ($ MLN)
1. Merrill Lynch
$15,932
2. Morgan Stanley
$4,959
3. JPMorgan Chase & Co.
$3,758
4. UBS
$3,418
5. Wells Fargo
$2,613
Recruiting Champs (net)
AUM ($ MLN)
1. UBS
$7,808
2. Rockefeller Capital Management
$4,610
3. Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
$2,592
4. First Republic
$2,504
5. LPL Financial
$1,605

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: Gladstone Advisors
Old Firm: RBC
Name: Bernie Ventura
AUM: $76M
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Location: Florham Park, NJ
Move Date: 03/24/2020
New Firm: Wells Fargo
Old Firm: Ameriprise
AUM: $100M
T12:
Location: San Diego, CA
Move Date: 03/13/2020
New Firm: Rockefeller Capital Management
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
AUM: $150M
T12:
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Move Date: 03/16/2020
New Firm: Wells Fargo
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
AUM: $110M
T12:
Location: Montgomery, AL
Move Date: 02/28/2020
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
AUM: $140M
T12:
Location: Providence, RI
Move Date: 02/21/2020
New Firm: Morgan Stanley
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
AUM: $500M
T12:
Location: Doylestown, PA
Move Date: 03/06/2020
New Firm: Morgan Stanley
Old Firm: JPMorgan Chase & Co.
AUM: $950M
T12:
Location: New York, NY
Move Date: 03/06/2020
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Joseph Moceri and P. Joseph Moceri
AUM: $158M
T12:
Location: Bloomfield Hills, MI
Move Date: 03/05/2020
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Jim McLendon
AUM: $186M
T12:
Location: Atlanta, GA
Move Date: 03/04/2020
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Kevin Maxim
AUM: $245M
T12:
Location: O’Fallon, IL
Move Date: 02/28/2020
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Michael Lieberman
AUM: $74M
T12:
Location: Florham Park, NJ
Move Date: 02/27/2020
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Jeff Wells
AUM: $349M
T12:
Location: San Rafael, CA
Move Date: 02/21/2020
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Lamar Morris
AUM: $149M
T12:
Location: Sugarland, TX
Move Date: 02/12/2020
New Firm: RBC
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Jeffrey Rodvien
AUM: $109M
T12:
Location: Walnut Creek, CA
Move Date: 03/05/2020
New Firm: RBC
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Helen Abe
AUM: $132M
T12:
Location: Greenbrae, CA
Move Date: 03/03/2020
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: UBS
AUM: $137M
T12:
Location: Boston, MA
Move Date: 02/14/2020
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
AUM: $149M
T12:
Location: Westport, CT
Move Date: 02/14/2020
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
AUM: $151M
T12:
Location: Atlanta, GA
Move Date: 02/14/2020
New Firm: B. Riley Wealth Management
Old Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
AUM: $270M
T12:
Location: Devon, PA
Move Date: 02/21/2020
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Name: John McLaughlin
AUM: $83M
T12:
Location: Olean, NY
Move Date: 01/17/2020
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Rick Yanez, Lance Mackall, Cathie Joughin, and John Rodgers
AUM: $189M
T12:
Location: Bakersfield, CA
Move Date: 11/29/2019
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
AUM: $900M
T12:
Location: Alexandria, VA
Move Date: 02/28/2020
New Firm: LPL Financial
Old Firm: Raymond James
Name: James Barnette (Global Advisor Group)
AUM: $610M
T12:
Location: Reston, VA
Move Date: 01/29/2020
New Firm: Morgan Stanley
Old Firm: UBS
AUM: $2B
T12:
Location: New York, NY
Move Date: 02/28/2020
New Firm: UBS
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
AUM: $424M
T12:
Location: San Francisco, CA
Move Date: 02/21/2020
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Rick Wagner
AUM: $150M
T12:
Location: Doylestown, PA
Move Date: 02/11/2020
New Firm: Rockefeller Capital Management
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
AUM: $500M
T12:
Location: Conshohocken, PA
Move Date: 02/21/2020
New Firm: Rockefeller Capital Management
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
AUM: $1.5B
T12:
Location: New York, NY
Move Date: 02/21/2020
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Mike Reimer
AUM: $200M
T12:
Location: Newport Beach, CA
Move Date: 02/14/2020
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Marie Steinman
AUM: $232M
T12:
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Move Date: 02/12/2020
New Firm: Gladstone Advisors
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: James Michalski
AUM: $112M
T12:
Location: Pomptom Plains, NJ
Move Date: 02/18/2020
New Firm: J.P. Morgan Securities
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
AUM: $575M
T12:
Location: Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Move Date: 02/14/2020
New Firm: Morgan Stanley
Old Firm: UBS
AUM: $780M
T12:
Location: Boston, MA
Move Date: 02/14/2020
New Firm: First Republic
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
AUM: $4.3M
T12:
Location: Bellevue, WA
Move Date: 02/14/2020
New Firm: Gladstone Advisors
Old Firm: Ameriprise
Name: Anthony Caruso
AUM: $50M
T12:
Location: Bedminster, N.J.
Move Date: 02/13/2020
New Firm: Stratos Wealth Partners
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Barbara Marquis
AUM: $97.3M
T12:
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Move Date: 02/13/2020
New Firm: LPL Financial
Old Firm: Securities Service Network
Name: Ed Gormley
AUM: $140M
T12:
Location: Wyncote, PA
Move Date: 02/06/2020
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Gregory Barbaro, Lou DeMartino, James Tucker
AUM: $194M
T12:
Location: Red Bank, NJ
Move Date: 11/08/2019
New Firm: LPL Financial
Old Firm: Raymond James
Name: Jim and Andrew Wallisch
AUM: $385M
T12:
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Move Date: 01/30/2020
New Firm: Fieldpoint Private
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
AUM: $1.2B
T12:
Location: Orlando, FL
Move Date: 01/28/2020
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Randy Baker
AUM: $95M
T12:
Location: Rochester, NY
Move Date: 01/30/2020
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
AUM: $183M
T12:
Location: McAllen, TX
Move Date: 01/30/2020
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: MML Investors Service
Name: Don DeJonge
AUM: $107M
T12:
Location: Visalia, CA
Move Date: 12/06/2019
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: LPL Financial
Name: Rob Normandin, Troy Neily, Robin Morrell, Sean Smalley
AUM: $150M
T12:
Location: Lincoln, NH
Move Date: 09/16/2019
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Morton Seidel
Name: Joan Seidel and Arnold Seidel
AUM: $177M
T12:
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Move Date: 11/27/2019
New Firm: Waddell & Reed
Old Firm: Oppenheimer
Name: Cynda Wright
AUM: $390K
T12:
Location: Edmond, OK
Move Date: 01/24/2020
New Firm: Waddell & Reed
Old Firm: LPL Financial
Name: Mathew Watt
AUM: $200K
T12:
Location: Sherman Oaks, CA
Move Date: 01/24/2020
New Firm: Waddell & Reed
Old Firm: Commonwealth
Name: Brian Tollefson
AUM: $355K
T12:
Location: Midvale, UT
Move Date: 01/06/2020
New Firm: Waddell & Reed
Old Firm: Cetera
Name: Jim Summers
AUM: $465K
T12:
Location: Edmond, OK
Move Date: 01/21/2020
New Firm: Waddell & Reed
Old Firm: J.W. Cole Financial, Inc.
Name: Ron Galen
AUM: $359K
T12:
Location: Sherman Oaks, CA
Move Date: 11/15/2019

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.