Eight-person group includes four advisors who had been managing $1.2 billion in client assets, according to an announcement on Tuesday.
Didi Nicolas, a 27-year veteran hired from Morgan Stanley in 2018, was promoted to oversee Merrill Lynch’s Nevada market that includes around 150 brokers.
Group joining Rockefeller in Irvine had generated $3 million in revenue and follows Rockefeller’s hire last week of a $2.5 million Merrill team in Denver.
New Orleans-area advisor who was managing $145 million at a Chase branch allegedly violated employment agreements by soliciting former clients.
Wirehouse veterans broke away last week to launch their own practice, Washington Crossing Financial Group, named for the town where they are based.