First Republic Bank is a San Francisco-based bank and wealth management company offering personal banking, business banking, trust and wealth management services.
Four advisors who were overseeing $1.3 billion left the wirehouse on Friday, ahead of the long holiday weekend.
Three advisors had been managing $1.5 billion in client assets at Wells Fargo’s private bank for wealthy families and private foundations.
Paul Feinstein, a $5 million-dollar producer who joined First Republic three years ago from UBS, was known for leveraged options strategies for some wealthy clients.
Six-broker team is led by Sal Tiano, who has worked for almost three decades at J.P. Morgan and its Bear Stearns predecessor.
Two wirehouse brokers who were managing $325 million in client assets are the second team in two months to have left UBS in southern California for the San Francisco-based bank.
Company veteran James Lansing replaces Mike Lee, the former New York regional director who left for West Coast rival First Republic in March.
Private Wealth group advisors, led by a pair of 30-year Merrill veteran, are relocating to Palm Beach, Fla., from Chicago.