Recruiting Wire Scoreboard

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

Recruiting Winners
AUM ($ MLN)
1. Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
$9,112
2. LPL Financial
$2,690
3. Rockefeller Capital Management
$2,502
4. Steward Partners
$1,838
5. Raymond James
$1,637
Recruiting Losers
AUM ($ MLN)
1. Merrill Lynch
$8,701
2. Wells Fargo
$5,929
3. UBS
$2,849
4. Morgan Stanley
$2,720
5. U.S. Bancorp Investments
$2,119
Recruiting Champs (net)
AUM ($ MLN)
1. Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
$9,112
2. Rockefeller Capital Management
$2,502
3. Steward Partners
$1,838
4. LPL Financial
$1,514
5. First Republic
$1,505

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: LPL Financial
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Pete Babilla
AUM: $100M
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Location: Dowers Grove, IL
Move Date: 01/18/2019
New Firm: GCG Wealth Management
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: George Harriss, Shell York, Billy Rickets, Clay Craven, Garrett Mullins
AUM: $200M
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Location:
Move Date: 04/18/2019
New Firm: RBC
Old Firm: Raymond James
Name: Harold “Chip” Green
AUM: $120M
T12:
Location: Sugar Land, TX
Move Date: 04/22/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: John Patterson
AUM: $65M
T12:
Location: Redlands, CA
Move Date: 04/17/2019
New Firm: Hilltop Securities
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Kranston Kincaid
AUM: $70M
T12:
Location: Austin, TX
Move Date: 03/22/2019
New Firm: Hilltop Securities
Old Firm: Raymond James
Name: Christophe Dupin de Saint Cyr and Greg Shankle
AUM: $80M
T12:
Location: San Pedro, CA
Move Date: 03/28/2019
New Firm: Hilltop Securities
Old Firm: Investment Professionals, Inc.
Name: Shane Abernathy
AUM: $83M
T12:
Location: San Antonio, TX
Move Date: 01/11/2019
New Firm: Hilltop Securities
Old Firm: U.S. Bancorp Investments
Name: Amy Barnes
AUM: $149M
T12:
Location: Springfield, IL
Move Date: 04/17/2019
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Liberty Partners Financial Services
AUM:
T12:
Location: Saddle Brook, NJ
Move Date: 01/02/2019
New Firm: LPL Financial
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
AUM: $2B
T12:
Location: Red Bank, NJ
Move Date: 12/26/2018
New Firm: Insigneo
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
AUM:
T12:
Location: Miami, FL
Move Date: 02/07/2019
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
AUM: $419M
T12:
Location: Auburn Hills, MI
Move Date: 04/12/2019
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: LPL Financial
AUM: $633M
T12:
Location: Alexandria, LA
Move Date: 02/21/2019
New Firm: Wells Fargo
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
AUM:
T12:
Location: Warren, NJ
Move Date: 01/11/2019
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
AUM:
T12:
Location: Basking Ridge, NJ
Move Date: 04/11/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
AUM: $250M
T12:
Location: Dallas, TX
Move Date: 04/18/2019
New Firm: Wells Fargo
Old Firm: U.S. Bancorp Investments
Name: Adam Fowler
AUM: $70M
T12:
Location: Denver, CO
Move Date: 04/17/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
AUM: $140M
T12:
Location: Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Move Date: 04/18/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: John Tillotson
AUM: $285M
T12:
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Move Date: 04/05/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: U.S. Bancorp Investments
Name: Scott Dolan, Jim Taylor, Tony Sausville and Mark Graham
AUM: $1.8B
T12:
Location: St. Louis, MO
Move Date: 04/10/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: UBS
Name: Michael Pascarella
AUM: $92M
T12:
Location: Jamestown, NY
Move Date: 04/12/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Oppenheimer
Name: Jon Uffelman
AUM: $281M
T12:
Location: Birmingham, MI
Move Date: 04/11/2019
New Firm: LPL Financial
Old Firm: Voya
Name: Dave Olivieri and Wes Rowlands
AUM: $155M
T12:
Location: Laguna Hills, CA
Move Date: 03/29/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Hilliard Lyons
Name: Lyall Havens Wealth Management
AUM: $100M
T12:
Location:
Move Date: 03/14/2019
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
AUM:
T12:
Location: Austin, TX
Move Date: 02/15/2019
New Firm: Wells Fargo
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
AUM: $1.5M
T12:
Location: Springfield, MO
Move Date: 04/04/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Craig Bentley
AUM: $71M
T12:
Location: Newport Beach, CA
Move Date: 04/04/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Ray Martin
AUM: $107M
T12:
Location: Newport Beach, CA
Move Date: 04/04/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Raymond James
Name: Kyle Owens
AUM: $120M
T12:
Location: Clive, IA
Move Date: 03/29/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Raymond James
Name: Miles Luchtenburg
AUM: $220M
T12:
Location: Clive, IA
Move Date: 03/29/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Gary Allen, Peggy Allen, Tony Ondracek, Robert Babcock, and Greg Munro
AUM: $596M
T12:
Location: Murrieta, CA
Move Date: 04/03/2019
New Firm: Robert W. Baird
Old Firm: UBS
AUM:
T12:
Location: Dayton, OH
Move Date: 03/29/2019
New Firm: UBS
Old Firm: Mercer Advisors
AUM: $200M
T12:
Location: San Diego, CA
Move Date: 03/11/2019
New Firm: UBS
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
AUM: $1.2M
T12:
Location: Columbus, OH
Move Date: 03/27/2019
New Firm: UBS
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
AUM: $876M
T12:
Location: Dallas, TX
Move Date: 03/11/2019
New Firm: UBS
Old Firm: Goldman Sachs
AUM: $6.6B
T12:
Location: Dallas, TX
Move Date:
New Firm: Janney Montgomery Scott
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Philip Fried and Robert Mouro
AUM: $94M
T12:
Location: Raleigh, NC
Move Date: 03/28/2019
New Firm: Janney Montgomery Scott
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Donna Judge and Scott Trevethan
AUM: $184M
T12:
Location: Glastonbury, CT
Move Date: 03/27/2019
New Firm: LPL Financial
Old Firm: Foresters Financial
Name: Carrie Mullins, Sara Tanner, Susan Perry, Sierra Swidrak, Davis Siliga and Kalin Rooney
AUM: $390M
T12:
Location: Tigard, OR
Move Date: 03/29/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Ameriprise
Name: Jim McMahon
AUM:
T12:
Location: Bozeman, MT
Move Date: 03/27/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Jonathan Peris
AUM: $120M
T12:
Location:
Move Date:
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Bill Supper
AUM: $120M
T12:
Location: New York, NY
Move Date:
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Eric Zeltner
AUM: $55M
T12:
Location: Florham Park, NJ
Move Date: 03/29/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Robert Henry
AUM: $63M
T12:
Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Move Date: 03/21/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Charles Schwab & Co.
Name: Mike Thompson
AUM: $100M
T12:
Location: Bellevue, WA
Move Date: 03/18/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Hilliard Lyons
Name: David Havens
AUM: $29M
T12:
Location: Winston Salem, NC
Move Date: 03/14/2019
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Hilliard Lyons
Name: Kevin Lyall
AUM: $76M
T12:
Location: Winston Salem, NC
Move Date: 03/14/2019
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
AUM: $177M
T12:
Location: New Orleans, LA
Move Date: 03/11/2019
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
AUM:
T12:
Location: Seattle, WA
Move Date:
New Firm: Commonwealth
Old Firm: LPL Financial
AUM: $370M
T12:
Location: La Crosse, WI
Move Date: 02/26/2019

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.