Recruiting Wire Scoreboard

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

Recruiting Winners
AUM ($ MLN)
1. UBS Financial Services Inc.
$57,232
2. Rockefeller Capital Management
$14,580
3. Morgan Stanley
$12,622
4. LPL Financial
$11,831
5. First Republic
$6,950
Recruiting Losers
AUM ($ MLN)
1. JPMorgan Chase & Co.
$49,350
2. Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated
$35,150
3. UBS Financial Services Inc.
$19,453
4. Morgan Stanley
$15,300
5. Wells Fargo
$14,825
Recruiting Champs (net)
AUM ($ MLN)
1. UBS Financial Services Inc.
$37,779
2. Rockefeller Capital Management
$14,580
3. LPL Financial
$10,844
4. RBC Capital Markets, LLC
$6,439
5. First Republic
$6,050

Recruiting Wire

Powered by   Discovery Data

Explore who’s jumping where and see which firms are winning the recruiting wars with our running list of advisor moves.

Facets Left

Sort:

Facets Right

Search:
New Firm: Steward Partners
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Peggy Joseph
AUM: $55M
T12:
Location: New York, NY
Move Date: 07/15/2021
New Firm: Steward Partners
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Osvaldo Britto
AUM: $117M
T12:
Location: New York, NY
Move Date: 06/24/2021
New Firm: Morgan Stanley
Old Firm: JPMorgan Chase & Co.
AUM:
T12:
Location: Purchase, NY
Move Date: 07/21/2021
New Firm: Equitable Advisors, LLC
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated
Name: Samuel Messerly
AUM:
T12:
Location: Powell, OH
Move Date: 07/14/2021
New Firm: Equitable Advisors, LLC
Old Firm: LPL Financial
Name: Nicolas Shaffer
AUM:
T12:
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Move Date: 03/31/2021
New Firm: Insigneo
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Isadora Del Llano, Yzana Oestreicher, Maria Elena Garcia, and Nilia Gasson
AUM: $800M
T12:
Location: Miami, FL
Move Date: 05/06/2021
New Firm: Stonegate Investment Group
Old Firm: UBS Financial Services Inc.
AUM: $4.4B
T12:
Location:
Move Date: 07/09/2021
New Firm: Equitable Advisors, LLC
Old Firm: Waddell & Reed
Name: Armand Alaverdian
AUM:
T12:
Location: Irvine, CA
Move Date: 07/09/2021
New Firm: Balboa Wealth Partners, Inc.
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Richard Rock
AUM: $100M
T12: $550K
Location: Laguna Beach, CA
Move Date: 07/09/2021
New Firm: Equitable Advisors, LLC
Old Firm: LPL Financial
Name: Matthew Zima
AUM:
T12:
Location: Johnstown, PA
Move Date: 07/01/2021
New Firm: Equitable Advisors, LLC
Old Firm: Ameriprise
Name: James Lee Howell, Jr
AUM: $45M
T12:
Location: Woodbridge, NJ
Move Date: 07/01/2021
New Firm: Equitable Advisors, LLC
Old Firm: Avantax Investment Services, Inc.
Name: Harold Phillips
AUM:
T12:
Location: Irvine, CA
Move Date: 06/24/2021
New Firm: Equitable Advisors, LLC
Old Firm: Infinex Investments, Inc.
Name: Charles Miller
AUM: $25M
T12:
Location: Miami, FL
Move Date: 04/05/2021
New Firm: Equitable Advisors, LLC
Old Firm: Pruco Securities, LLC.
Name: Jean Lysee
AUM:
T12:
Location: Boca Raton, FL
Move Date: 03/05/2021
New Firm: Equitable Advisors, LLC
Old Firm: Bankers Life Securities
Name: Eduardo Garcia-Ona, Jr.
AUM:
T12:
Location: Miami, FL
Move Date: 03/01/2021
New Firm: Equitable Advisors, LLC
Old Firm: PlanMember Securities Corp.
Name: Shawn Flynn
AUM:
T12:
Location: Boca Raton, FL
Move Date: 03/01/2021
New Firm: Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated
Old Firm: RBC Capital Markets, LLC
Name: Melissa Kenshalo
AUM: $23M
T12:
Location: Irvine, CA
Move Date: 07/08/2021
New Firm: Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated
AUM: $150M
T12:
Location: Newport Beach, CA
Move Date: 05/03/2021
New Firm: Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
AUM: $135M
T12:
Location: Newport Beach, CA
Move Date: 07/08/2021
New Firm: Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
AUM: $280M
T12:
Location: Newport Beach, CA
Move Date: 07/08/2021
New Firm: Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated
AUM: $109M
T12:
Location: Henderson, NV
Move Date: 07/09/2021
New Firm: Cetera
Old Firm: Edward Jones
Name: Robert Yarbrough Jr.
AUM: $19.8M
T12:
Location: West Monroe, LA
Move Date: 06/25/2021
New Firm: Cetera
Old Firm: MML Investors Services, LLC
Name: Sathesh Janaki
AUM:
T12:
Location: Woodlands, TX
Move Date: 06/23/2021
New Firm: Cetera
Old Firm: Waddell & Reed
Name: Keith Corbett
AUM:
T12:
Location: Oakley, KS
Move Date: 06/25/2021
New Firm: Cetera
Old Firm: Royal Alliance Associates, Inc.
Name: Douglas Thomas
AUM: $44.5M
T12:
Location: Omaha, NE
Move Date: 06/24/2021
New Firm: Cetera
Old Firm: Avantax Investment Services, Inc.
Name: Nicholas Casini
AUM: $15.9M
T12:
Location: Emerald Isle, NC
Move Date: 06/17/2021
New Firm: Cetera
Old Firm: Fidelity
Name: Jordan Ciulla
AUM:
T12:
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Move Date: 06/23/2021
New Firm: Cetera
Old Firm: MML Investors Services, LLC
Name: Mary Stender
AUM: $152M
T12:
Location: Woodlands, TX
Move Date: 07/06/2021
New Firm: Cetera
Old Firm: Mutual of Omaha Investor Services, Inc.
Name: Rory Kuhn
AUM:
T12:
Location: Johnstown, PA
Move Date: 06/16/2021
New Firm: Cetera
Old Firm: MML Investors Services, LLC
Name: Victor Aponte
AUM:
T12:
Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Move Date: 07/01/2021
New Firm: Cetera
Old Firm: Avantax Investment Services, Inc.
Name: David Richardson
AUM: $160.7M
T12:
Location: Woodland Hills, CA
Move Date: 07/06/2021
New Firm: Cetera
Old Firm: MML Investors Services, LLC
Name: Sammy Salek
AUM:
T12:
Location: Woodlands, TX
Move Date: 06/02/2021
New Firm: Cetera
Old Firm: Avantax Investment Services, Inc.
Name: Jennifer deSpain
AUM: $39M
T12:
Location: Woodland Hills, CA
Move Date: 06/03/2021
New Firm: Cetera
Old Firm: MML Investors Services, LLC
Name: Michael Porter
AUM:
T12:
Location: Woodlands, TX
Move Date: 06/01/2021
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Ryan Thompson
AUM: $110M
T12:
Location: Shreveport, LA
Move Date: 05/21/2021
New Firm: Equitable Advisors, LLC
Old Firm: JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Name: Sarvendra Harkishun
AUM:
T12:
Location: New York, NY
Move Date: 05/21/2021
New Firm: Equitable Advisors, LLC
Old Firm: Allstate Financial Services, LLC
Name: Matthew Bordelon, Jeffrey Baird, Rex Young
AUM: $5.5M
T12:
Location: Dallas, TX
Move Date: 06/07/2021
New Firm: Equitable Advisors, LLC
Old Firm: Edward Jones
Name: Brock Sherwood
AUM: $37.5M
T12:
Location: Dallas, TX
Move Date: 06/17/2021
New Firm: LPL Financial
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Steven Carlsen
AUM: $580M
T12: $4.6M
Location: Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Move Date: 06/23/2021
New Firm: City Securities
Old Firm: JPMorgan Chase & Co.
AUM:
T12:
Location: Radnor, PA
Move Date: 06/11/2021
New Firm: Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Laura Hussey
AUM: $435M
T12:
Location: Ferndale, CA
Move Date: 07/01/2021
New Firm: Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: John Ridley and Derek Hull
AUM: $600M
T12:
Location: Bowling Green, KY
Move Date: 06/30/2021
New Firm: Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Steve Hudgins
AUM: $51M
T12:
Location: Roseville, CA
Move Date: 06/23/2021
New Firm: Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated
Old Firm: LPL Financial
Name: Loren Morrison
AUM: $39M
T12:
Location: Southfield, MI
Move Date: 05/17/2021
New Firm: Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated
Name: Bill Wade and Reid Berry
AUM: $211M
T12:
Location: Brentwood, TN
Move Date: 06/24/2021
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc.
Name: Jack Ellis
AUM: $145M
T12: $1.1M
Location: Clayton, MO
Move Date: 06/25/2021
New Firm: Pallas Capital Advisors
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated
Name: Eric Lalime
AUM: $300M
T12:
Location: Park Ridge, NJ
Move Date: 06/18/2021
New Firm: Sanctuary Wealth
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated
AUM: $1.2B
T12:
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Move Date: 06/25/2021
New Firm: Morgan Stanley
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated
AUM: $200M
T12:
Location: Dallas, TX
Move Date: 06/25/2021
New Firm: Morgan Stanley
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated
AUM: $950M
T12:
Location: Washington, D.C.
Move Date: 06/22/2021

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.