Scoreboard

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.

Recruiting Winners
AUM ($ MLN)
1. Cetera
$15,121
2. Raymond James
$10,946
3. Focus Financial
$9,575
4. Merrill Lynch
$8,996
5. LPL Financial
$8,714
Recruiting Losers
AUM ($ MLN)
1. Merrill Lynch
$26,432
2. LPL Financial
$20,869
3. UBS
$17,699
4. Wells Fargo
$17,222
5. Morgan Stanley
$15,451
Recruiting Champs (net)
AUM ($ MLN)
1. Cetera
$13,082
2. Focus Financial
$9,575
3. Raymond James
$9,421
4. First Republic
$4,850
5. Ameriprise
$4,850

Recruiting Wire

Source: x3mdot reporting, BrokerCheck data, other publications and announcements since January 1, 2016. Transitions are listed as they are made public.

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New Firm: RBC
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Paul Hendershot and Carsten Frederickson
AUM: $140M
T12:
Location: Dallas, TX
Move Date: 11/02/2017
New Firm: Robert W. Baird
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Cecil Gene Jester and Cort Bennett
AUM: $210M
T12:
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Move Date: 11/27/2017
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Ameriprise
Name: David Katz
AUM: $100M
T12:
Location: Boca Raton, FL
Move Date: 10/13/2017
New Firm: Janney Montgomery Scott
Old Firm: Raymond James
Name: Thomas Paz
AUM:
T12:
Location: Miami, FL
Move Date: 11/01/2017
New Firm: RBC
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: George Dominello and William Dominello
AUM: $395M
T12:
Location: Farmington, CT
Move Date: 10/30/2017
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Steve Dailey
AUM: $100M
T12:
Location: Bozeman, MT
Move Date: 10/19/2017
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Mark P. Sullivan
AUM: $105M
T12:
Location: Gainesville, FL
Move Date: 10/25/2017
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Frederic Shibel
AUM: $125M
T12:
Location: Skaneateles, NY
Move Date: 10/23/2017
New Firm: JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Robert S. Gilman, Robert Kushel, Jed A Morton and David Stanford
AUM: $1.6B
T12: $5M
Location: New York, NY
Move Date: 10/25/2017
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Phillip May
AUM:
T12:
Location: Walnut Creek, CA
Move Date: 09/29/2017
New Firm: Morgan Stanley
Old Firm: UBS
Name: Brian Sharpes
AUM:
T12:
Location: San Francisco, CA
Move Date: 10/18/2017
New Firm: Merrill Lynch
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Deborrah Lindsay
AUM:
T12:
Location: Princeton, NJ
Move Date: 10/10/2017
New Firm: Merrill Lynch
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Joseph Nelligan
AUM:
T12:
Location: Princeton, NJ
Move Date: 09/22/2017
New Firm: Merrill Lynch
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Michael Barna
AUM:
T12:
Location: Princeton, NJ
Move Date: 09/15/2017
New Firm: Merrill Lynch
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: James Bumstead
AUM:
T12:
Location: Princeton, NJ
Move Date: 09/18/2017
New Firm: Purshe Kaplan Sterling Investments
Old Firm: D.A. Davidson & Co.
Name: Richard Tschetter, David Tschetter, and Dustin Brumbaugh
AUM:
T12:
Location: Bellevue, WA
Move Date: 10/06/2017
New Firm: Purshe Kaplan Sterling Investments
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Shawn Mauro
AUM:
T12:
Location: Southborough, MA
Move Date: 10/06/2017
New Firm: Hightower
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Kevin R. Keith
AUM: $230M
T12:
Location: Lebanon
Move Date: 10/06/2017
New Firm: Moors & Cabot
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Michael Kurka
AUM:
T12:
Location: Alexandria, VA
Move Date: 10/20/2017
New Firm: Hightower
Old Firm: JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Name: Marc Schachtman
AUM: $500M
T12:
Location: Miami, FL
Move Date: 10/04/2017
New Firm: Merrill Lynch
Old Firm: JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Name: Maurice Storch and Mark Mattingly
AUM:
T12: $1.5M
Location: Menlo Park, CA
Move Date: 09/28/2017
New Firm: Purshe Kaplan Sterling Investments
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Bradley C. Barnes
AUM: $200M
T12:
Location: Bakersfield, CA
Move Date: 07/28/2017
New Firm: Cetera
Old Firm: Oppenheimer
Name: Jonathan Bever
AUM:
T12:
Location: Bellevue, WA
Move Date: 09/19/2017
New Firm: Janney Montgomery Scott
Old Firm: Raymond James
Name: Fady C. Maghak
AUM: $200M
T12:
Location: Miami, FL
Move Date: 09/22/2017
New Firm: RBC
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Doug Sharon and Carey Bosch
AUM: $1B
T12:
Location: Miami, FL
Move Date: 07/18/2017
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Wayne Green and Therese Green
AUM: $170M
T12:
Location: Houston, TX
Move Date: 05/26/2017
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: RBC
Name: Gerald Boesen
AUM:
T12:
Location: Des Moines, IA
Move Date: 09/15/2017
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: FBT Investments
Name: FBT Investments
AUM: $240M
T12: $1.4M
Location: New Orleans, LA
Move Date: 08/14/2017
New Firm: Robert W. Baird
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Ken Williams
AUM: $150M
T12:
Location: Nashville, TN
Move Date: 08/18/2017
New Firm: Robert W. Baird
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Thomas Marchal
AUM: $175M
T12:
Location: Chicago, IL
Move Date: 09/15/2017
New Firm: RBC
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Cason Swinn, Daniel Toll, and Tahirih Toll
AUM: $350M
T12:
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Move Date: 08/31/2017
New Firm: Steward Partners
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Timothy Davis and Michaelyn Bortolotti
AUM:
T12: $1.6M
Location: Boston, MA
Move Date: 10/19/2017
New Firm: Steward Partners
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: Barry Salzman, Joshua Mauer and Michael Robert Hoff
AUM: $175M
T12:
Location: Baltimore, MD
Move Date: 10/20/2017
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Purshe Kaplan Sterling Investments
Name: Phil Nguyen and Todd Ferreira
AUM: $179M
T12:
Location: Campbell, CA
Move Date: 08/25/2017
New Firm: Janney Montgomery Scott
Old Firm: Wellington Shields
Name: Marguerite Kircher
AUM: $119.4M
T12: $430.4K
Location:
Move Date: 09/08/2017
New Firm: Janney Montgomery Scott
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Brendan Flaherty and Sandra Cummings
AUM: $231.4M
T12: $1M
Location:
Move Date: 09/06/2017
New Firm: Ameriprise
Old Firm: Morgan Stanley
Name: William Wiseman and Parker Wiseman
AUM: $133M
T12:
Location: Boston, MA
Move Date: 08/17/2017
New Firm: Wells Fargo
Old Firm: Edward Jones
Name: Troy Hartman
AUM: $92M
T12:
Location: Kendallville, IN
Move Date: 08/11/2017
New Firm: Wells Fargo
Old Firm: HSBC Private Bank
Name: Miguel Monnichmeyer and Oscar Gonzalez
AUM: $800M
T12:
Location: Miami, FL
Move Date: 09/18/2017
New Firm: Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Amandus Frey
AUM: $118M
T12:
Location: Willimington, NC
Move Date: 09/20/2017
New Firm: Arkadios Capital
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Scott McQuilken and Richard Reasoner
AUM: $140M
T12:
Location: Atlanta, GA
Move Date: 04/05/2017
New Firm: Wells Fargo
Old Firm: UBS
Name: Scott Bowman
AUM: $72M
T12: $615K
Location: Spokane, WA
Move Date: 09/13/2017
New Firm: Focus Financial
Old Firm: Eton Advisors
Name: Robert Mallernee, Jack Parham and Teresa Eriksson
AUM: $1.5B
T12:
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Move Date: 09/12/2017
New Firm: National Planning
Old Firm: Securities America
Name: Benson Financial Group
AUM: $170M
T12:
Location: Hannibal, MO
Move Date: 09/06/2017
New Firm: Wells Fargo
Old Firm: Janney Montgomery Scott
Name: Thayer Potter
AUM: $207M
T12:
Location: Lewisburg, PA
Move Date: 06/16/2017
New Firm: Morgan Stanley
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Christopher Beal
AUM:
T12: $1.9M
Location: Newport News, VA
Move Date: 08/18/2017
New Firm: Morgan Stanley
Old Firm: Merrill Lynch
Name: Ryland Hubbard
AUM:
T12: $1.6M
Location: Roanoke, VA
Move Date: 08/30/2017
New Firm: First Republic
Old Firm: UBS
Name: Mark Friedman and Mitchell Peters
AUM:
T12: $5M
Location: San Francisco, CA
Move Date: 09/08/2017
New Firm: Raymond James
Old Firm: Wells Fargo
Name: Roger Sullivan and Kyle Hawthorne
AUM: $145M
T12: $800K
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Move Date: 07/21/2017
New Firm: RBC
Old Firm: UBS
Name: Todd Mitchell
AUM: $220M
T12:
Location: Chicago, IL
Move Date: 09/01/2017