Recruiting Wire Scoreboard

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

Recruiting Winners
AUM ($ MLN)
1. Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
$12,684
2. Merrill Lynch
$9,000
3. Raymond James
$8,388
4. RBC
$7,725
5. First Republic
$7,500
Recruiting Losers
AUM ($ MLN)
1. Wells Fargo
$24,878
2. Merrill Lynch
$17,063
3. JPMorgan Chase & Co.
$9,311
4. UBS
$7,116
5. Ziegler
$4,730
Recruiting Champs (net)
AUM ($ MLN)
1. Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
$12,000
2. Raymond James
$7,542
3. First Republic
$7,000
4. RBC
$6,479
5. Purshe Kaplan Sterling Investments
$4,730

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: Robert W. Baird
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Paisley Wessel and Cory Wessel
AUM: $125M
T12: $1M
Location: Raleigh, NC
Move Date: 08/30/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
AUM: $644M
T12:
Location: Bourbonnais, IL
Move Date: 09/13/2018
New Firm: LPL Financial
Old Firm: Cetera
Name: Multop Financial
AUM: $300M
T12:
Location: Bellingham, WA
Move Date: 09/24/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: John Banks and John Banks III
AUM: $63M
T12:
Location: Center Valley, PA
Move Date: 09/13/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: John Jenkins
AUM: $65M
T12:
Location: Memphis, TN
Move Date: 09/12/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: UBS
Name: Craig Whitten
AUM:
T12: $71M
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Move Date: 09/14/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Eric Conover
AUM: $183M
T12:
Location: Quincy, IL
Move Date: 09/12/2018
New Firm: LPL Financial
Old Firm: Lincoln Financial Advisors
Name: Raymond E. Moore, Christopher Moore, Joseph Tuck and Ashwin Sharma
AUM: $200M
T12:
Location: Richmond, VA
Move Date: 07/31/2018
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: UBS
AUM:
T12: $2M
Location: St Louis, MO
Move Date: 08/31/2018
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Centaurus Financial
Name: Steven Lundquist, Ryan Lundquist, and Martin Vanamen
AUM: $99M
T12:
Location: Orem, UT
Move Date: 03/23/2018
New Firm: RBC
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Felipe Blanco
AUM: $213M
T12:
Location: Miami, FL
Move Date: 08/27/2018
New Firm: Jupiter Wealth Management
Old Firm: UBS
AUM: $360M
T12: $2.8M
Location: Denver, CO
Move Date: 09/08/2018
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
AUM: $400M
T12: $3.7M
Location: San Diego, CA
Move Date: 08/31/2018
New Firm: Rockefeller Wealth Management
Old Firm: Hightower
AUM: $1.2B
T12:
Location: New York, NY
Move Date: 09/07/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Tom Cotrone
AUM: $105M
T12:
Location: Oklahoma City, OK
Move Date: 09/10/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: John Noerdlinger
AUM: $135M
T12:
Location: Oklahoma City, OK
Move Date: 09/10/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Vicki Bayley & Jerod Havel
AUM: $72M
T12:
Location: Modesto, CA
Move Date: 09/10/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: UBS
Name: Virginia Kuwahara
AUM: $110M
T12:
Location: Rancho Bernardo, CA
Move Date: 09/10/2018
New Firm: RBC
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Joseph Chu and Christopher Phillips
AUM: $426M
T12:
Location: Stamford, CT
Move Date: 08/29/2018
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
AUM: $475M
T12: $3M
Location:
Move Date: 08/31/2018
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
AUM:
T12: $1.5M
Location: Memphis, TN
Move Date: 08/23/2018
New Firm: JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Old Firm: Sanford C. Bernstein & Co.
Name: Chris Sheets and Forrest Green
AUM: $900M
T12:
Location: Houston, TX
Move Date: 09/06/2018
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Axa Advisors
Name: Gregory Manto
AUM: $87M
T12:
Location: New York, NY
Move Date: 08/13/2018
New Firm: Janney Montgomery Scott
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Samuel Sammarco, William Moore, and William Nice
AUM: $300M
T12:
Location: Syracuse, NY
Move Date: 08/31/2018
New Firm: Janney Montgomery Scott
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Glenn Ratcliffe
AUM: $150M
T12:
Location: Fairfield, CT
Move Date: 08/29/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Raymond James
Name: Josh Lord
AUM: $62M
T12:
Location: New York, NY
Move Date: 08/27/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Private Client Services
Name: Michael Iannarino
AUM: $80M
T12:
Location: Columbus, OH
Move Date: 08/30/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: David Manning
AUM: $140M
T12:
Location: Shrewsbury, NJ
Move Date: 09/04/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Patrick Strehl
AUM: $169M
T12:
Location: Louisville, KY
Move Date: 09/04/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: UBS
Name: Craig Johnson
AUM: $211M
T12:
Location: Phoneix, AZ
Move Date: 09/04/2018
New Firm: RBC
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
AUM: $426M
T12:
Location: Stamford, CT
Move Date: 08/29/2018
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: RBC
AUM: $80M
T12: $630K
Location: Edina, MN
Move Date: 08/24/2018
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: RBC
AUM: $70M
T12:
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Move Date: 08/23/2018
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: RBC
AUM: $240M
T12:
Location: The Woodlands, TX
Move Date: 08/24/2018
New Firm: LPL Financial
Old Firm: Waddell & Reed
AUM: $232M
T12: $1.4M
Location: Kansas City, MO
Move Date: 08/21/2018
New Firm: Oxinas Partners Wealth Management
Old Firm: Waddell & Reed
AUM: $225M
T12: $2.2M
Location: Jefferson, IN
Move Date: 08/28/2018
New Firm: Sorrento Pacific Financial
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: David Vigil
AUM: $34M
T12:
Location: Fremont, CA
Move Date: 08/01/2018
New Firm: Prospera Financial Services
Old Firm: UBS
Name: Carolyn French and Byron Reyes
AUM: $150M
T12: $1.1M
Location: Lafayette, LA
Move Date: 08/02/2018
New Firm: Snowden Lane
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Keary Castleberry and Lara Sterns
AUM: $126M
T12:
Location: New York, NY
Move Date: 08/24/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Perry Stannard
AUM: $34M
T12:
Location: Medford, OR
Move Date: 08/28/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Hobart Marliave
AUM: $43M
T12:
Location: Medford, OR
Move Date: 08/27/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Mike Anderson and Ted Korodan
AUM: $168M
T12:
Location: Port Huron, MI
Move Date: 08/27/2018
New Firm: Janney Montgomery Scott
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
AUM: $235M
T12:
Location: Media, PA
Move Date: 08/16/2018
New Firm: RBC
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
AUM: $390M
T12:
Location: San Francisco, CA
Move Date: 08/15/2018
New Firm: RBC
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
AUM: $170M
T12:
Location: Des Moines, IA
Move Date: 08/16/2018
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: UBS
AUM: $284M
T12: $1M
Location: Henderson, NV
Move Date: 08/17/2018
New Firm: RBC
Old Firm: UBS
AUM:
T12: $1M
Location: Beverly Hills, CA
Move Date: 08/16/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Paul Kim
AUM: $115M
T12:
Location: San Francisco, CA
Move Date:
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Kaival Patel
AUM: $35M
T12:
Location: Hackensack, NJ
Move Date: 07/09/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Russ Schwartz
AUM: $144M
T12:
Location: Hackensack, NJ
Move Date: 08/16/2018

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.