Recruiting Wire Scoreboard

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

Recruiting Winners
AUM ($ MLN)
1. Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
$16,557
2. RBC
$10,380
3. Raymond James
$10,165
4. First Republic
$9,840
5. Merrill Lynch
$9,000
Recruiting Losers
AUM ($ MLN)
1. Wells Fargo
$31,622
2. Merrill Lynch
$20,211
3. UBS
$10,533
4. JPMorgan Chase & Co.
$9,511
5. Ziegler
$4,730
Recruiting Champs (net)
AUM ($ MLN)
1. Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
$15,693
2. First Republic
$9,340
3. RBC
$9,134
4. Raymond James
$8,544
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: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: John Pavelka
AUM: $125M
T12:
Location: Davenport, IA
Move Date: 09/14/2018
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Brian Bratspis
AUM: $151M
T12:
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Move Date: 09/21/2018
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Alexander Timpson
AUM: $232M
T12:
Location: Portland, ME
Move Date: 10/12/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
AUM: $111M
T12:
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Move Date: 11/09/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
AUM: $161M
T12:
Location: DeWitt, NY
Move Date: 11/02/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
AUM: $264M
T12:
Location: Florham Park, NJ
Move Date: 11/01/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
AUM: $408M
T12:
Location: Bloomfield Hills, MI
Move Date: 11/16/2018
New Firm: LPL Financial
Old Firm: Cetera
AUM: $110M
T12:
Location: Parsipanny, NJ
Move Date: 10/15/2018
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: LPL Financial
AUM: $217M
T12:
Location: Tacoma, WA
Move Date: 10/26/2018
New Firm: David A. Noyes
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
AUM: $125M
T12:
Location: Rye Brook, NY
Move Date: 11/02/2018
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
AUM:
T12:
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Move Date: 11/09/2018
New Firm: Cetera
Old Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
AUM: $180M
T12:
Location: St Joseph, MO
Move Date: 10/24/2018
New Firm: Viridian Advisors
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Rick McDonald
AUM:
T12:
Location: Seattle, WA
Move Date: 11/13/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Raymond James
Name: Lynn and Michael Faust
AUM: $285M
T12:
Location: Greer, SC
Move Date: 11/09/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Raymond James
Name: Bob Rubarth
AUM: $54M
T12:
Location: Shelby Township, MI
Move Date: 11/12/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Raymond James
Name: Fred Ross
AUM: $64M
T12:
Location: Atlanta, GA
Move Date: 11/02/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Moors & Cabot
Name: Peter Smith
AUM: $142M
T12:
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Move Date: 11/06/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Tyler Lenda
AUM: $97M
T12:
Location: York, PA
Move Date: 11/09/2018
New Firm: First Republic
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
AUM: $160M
T12: $1.5M
Location: Napa, CA
Move Date: 11/02/2018
New Firm: RBC
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Gordon Nearing and Pamela Dallas
AUM: $230M
T12:
Location: Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Move Date: 10/18/2018
New Firm: Wells Fargo
Old Firm: UBS
AUM:
T12: $5M
Location: Columbus, OH
Move Date: 11/02/2018
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Joseph Klauzar
AUM: $62M
T12:
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Move Date: 09/28/2018
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Kenneth Judd and Robert Gonzales
AUM: $136M
T12:
Location: San Diego, CA
Move Date: 08/02/2018
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Judy T. Ross
AUM: $245M
T12:
Location: Woodstock, GA
Move Date: 07/30/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: UBS
Name: Thomas Huber
AUM: $150M
T12:
Location: Rochester
Move Date: 10/29/2018
New Firm: Wells Fargo
Old Firm: UBS
Name: Laith Khalaf
AUM:
T12:
Location: Dublin, OH
Move Date: 10/26/2018
New Firm: RBC
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
AUM: $550M
T12: $2.4M
Location: Beverly Hills, CA
Move Date: 10/12/2018
New Firm: B. Riley Financial
Old Firm: Edward Jones
AUM: $250M
T12: $800K
Location: Beachwood, OH
Move Date: 10/08/2018
New Firm: LPL Financial
Old Firm: Foresters Financial
Name: Elizabeth Leventis, Scott Ingold, and Deena Wilson
AUM: $110M
T12:
Location: Fort Mill, SC
Move Date: 08/17/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Raymond James
Name: Rachel Hall
AUM: $33M
T12:
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Move Date: 10/01/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Edward Jones
Name: Martin “Kye” Nichols
AUM: $53M
T12:
Location: Paducah, KY
Move Date: 10/19/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Edward Jones
Name: Elliot Treece
AUM: $87M
T12:
Location: Paducah, KY
Move Date: 10/19/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Chris Buccheri and Dave Harris
AUM: $330M
T12:
Location: Naples, FL
Move Date: 10/31/2018
New Firm: Wells Fargo
Old Firm: UBS
Name: James Medsker
AUM:
T12:
Location: Dublin, OH
Move Date: 10/26/2018
New Firm: RBC
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Eugene Bosart, Brad Bosart, Robert Bosart, Joe Moynihan, and Maddalena Parks
AUM: $1.4B
T12:
Location: Bloomfield Hills, MI
Move Date: 10/17/2018
New Firm: First Republic
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
AUM: $180M
T12: $1.5M
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Move Date: 10/26/2018
New Firm: Morgan Stanley
Old Firm: UBS
AUM: $100M
T12:
Location: Roanoke, VA
Move Date: 10/26/2018
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: FSC Securities
Name: Dale Cebert, advisors Chad Noble, Mark Dickerson, Alec Thomas, Scott Maxwell and Keriann Mitchell
AUM: $444M
T12:
Location: The Villages, FL
Move Date: 08/16/2018
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Ian MacClure
AUM: $114M
T12:
Location: Denver, CO
Move Date: 06/15/2018
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: LPL Financial
Name: James Melstrom
AUM: $110M
T12:
Location: Bloomfield Hills, MI
Move Date: 06/01/2018
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: LPL Financial
Name: Tamar Mogilski and Brian Bedford
AUM: $285M
T12:
Location: Rochester, NY
Move Date: 07/16/2018
New Firm: Janney Montgomery Scott
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Matthew Kroehler, Lee Springer, James Farrell, and Veronica Joyner
AUM: $239M
T12:
Location: Washington, DC
Move Date: 10/15/2018
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
AUM: $190M
T12: $1.5M
Location: West Palm Beach, FL
Move Date: 09/14/2018
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: David A. Noyes
Name: Elizabeth Correll
AUM:
T12:
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Move Date: 10/08/2018
New Firm: Steward Partners
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Ken Neuman
AUM: $135M
T12:
Location: Morristown, NJ
Move Date: 10/05/2018
New Firm: JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Jason Holland
AUM: $240M
T12:
Location: Dallas, TX
Move Date: 10/09/2018
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: UBS
Name: Robert D. Cohen
AUM: $712M
T12:
Location: Garden City, NY
Move Date: 10/08/2018
New Firm: LPL Financial
Old Firm: Securities America
Name: Dan Johnson, Melissa Dixon, Tami Eberhardt, Barb Bruen, Matt Dixon, Darin Luze, Ron Platz, and Denny Finken
AUM: $275M
T12:
Location: Fort Collins, CO
Move Date: 08/24/2018
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Jackson Rhoades, Cindy Mowry, Donna Kaczmar, Kimberly Pace, Sandy Rehak, Summer Obert, Brock Bettenhausen, Logan Stone, Michael Stockton, Janet Schmeski, David Matty and Steve Bettenhausen
AUM:
T12:
Location: Mountain Home, AR
Move Date: 10/01/2018
New Firm: UBS
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
AUM: $500M
T12:
Location: Dayton, OH
Move Date: 10/05/2018

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.