By Lavanya Nair, Financial Advisor IQ – RBC Wealth Management hired an advisor from Merrill Lynch who oversaw $250 million in client assets, according to the company.Joining the Florham Park office in New Jersey, veteran advisor David Hollenberg has 24 years of experience in the financial services industry. He spent the entirety of his career at Merrill Lynch, according to FINRA BrokerCheck records.
Moves in the News
While not all moves we have helped facilitate are mentioned in the media, here are some moves by financial advisors that did receive recognition.
By Mason Braswell, AdvisorHub – A New Jersey broker who had spent his 24-year career with Merrill Lynch shifted last week to RBC Wealth Management, expressing irritation with the firm’s Bank of America parentage.
By Joyce Blay, Financial Advisor Magazine – Former Merrill Lynch wealth manager Craig Robson, who managed $450 million in client assets at the firm’s Atlanta office, is launching Regent Peak Wealth Advisors.Robson’s independent wealth management firm will be based in Atlanta and will serve high-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth clients, the company said.
WealthManagement.com – A wealth advisory team managing more than $450 million in client assets will be joining Dynasty Financial Partners to create Regent Peak Wealth Advisors, a new independent wealth management firm. The Atlanta-based five-person team is led by Craig Robson, who is leaving Merrill Lynch after 25 years. He said in an interview with WealthManagement.com that optionality in choice and finding new ways to serve clients spurred the change.
By Alex Padalka, Financial Advisor IQ – After slow growth in its advisor ranks in the first quarter and several departures in April, Raymond James has lured a pair of advisors from UBS, Raymond James says.
PR Newswire – New York Private Bank & Trust (NYPB&T), through its subsidiary Emigrant Partners, has made an investment in NorthRock Partners, the Minneapolis-based advisory firm that provides a host of exclusive client service offerings to the Midwest’s most discerning and affluent families.
By Mason Braswell, RIABiz – Wells Fargo Advisors has convinced two teams from UBS Financial Services in Ohio cumulatively producing more than $7 million to join its private client group franchise, a retort to the heightened exodus of brokers it has been experiencing.
Mindy Diamond Mentioned – By Rita Raagas De Ramos, Financial Advisor IQ – Financial advisor Gary Hirschberg has left Goldman Sachs – where he was responsible for $1.4 billion in client assets – to launch his own independent practice, Aaron Wealth Advisors. Chicago-based Aaron Wealth Advisors, which will target high net worth investors and their families, is the 47th firm to join the RIA network of Dynasty Financial Partners.
By Ravie Lakshmana, OnWallStreet – A former UBS team overseeing $340 million in client assets has joined independent firm Kestra Private Wealth Services, in what’s the latest move in a series of advisors departing the wirehouse for smaller, regional rivals.
By Alex Padalka, Financial Advisor IQ – Ameriprise Financial has nabbed a veteran financial advisor from UBS Financial Services, according to a press release from Ameriprise.