By Alex Padalka, Financial Advisor IQ – Steward Partners Global Advisory, an employee-owned independent partnership associated with Raymond James Financial Services, says it has nabbed more Merrill Lynch advisors.
By Jeff Berman, Think Advisor – An eight-person, Harrison, New York-based advisory firm with $850 million in assets under management has broken away from UBS to become an independent RIA.
By Joyce Blay, Financial Advisor Magazine – Financial advisor Barry Mitchell has launched Next Level Private, an independent registered investment advisor (RIA) in Harrison, N.Y., with $850 million in client assets, according to a news release.
By Andrew Welsch, Barron’s – A top-ranked UBS financial advisor and his team, which oversaw $850 million in client assets, have left the wirehouse to open an independent firm, prompted to do so because of increasing client demand for fiduciary-level advice, the advisor says.
By Jake Martin, AdvisorHub – As two Merrill Lynch veterans left to launch their own registered investment advisory firm, the wirehouse hired a pair of JPMorgan Chase Private Client advisors into its Accelerated Growth Program, underscoring the brokerage’s continued focus on cultivating early-career and novice brokers.
By Asia Martin, WealthManagement.com – Two former advisors who managed a combined $441 million at Bank of America Merrill Lynch launched a new registered investment advisory firm in Pittsford, N.Y. The advisors, Chad Goodchild and Jacob Schlicht, set up Kickstand Wealth Advisors with TruClarity Wealth Advisors’ RIA Platform. Joining Goodchild and Schlicht are Devyn Squires, wealth planner, and Christine Fusare, director of client services.
By Ian Wenik, Citywire – LPL has added its fifth team to its wirehouse breakaway channel. The independent broker-dealer said Thursday that ex-RBC Wealth Management advisors George Chardukian, Adam Goldstein and Maria Peralta, have exited the brokerage firm to set up Adara Wealth Management in Tucson, Ariz.
By Jake Martin, Citywire – Sanctuary Wealth has added former Ameriprise Financial advisor Travis Grieb and his new firm, Centeras Private Wealth, to its partner network. Grieb, who spent the last 14 years with Ameriprise, will launch his new business in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
By Ian Wenik, Ctiywire – A family of advisors formerly affiliated with Oppenheimer & Co. has broken away to start a TruClarity Management Solutions-backed RIA. Jonathan Nadler, along with daughter Jessica Demler and son-in-law Masahiro Yamazaki, have exited to start Oxler Private Wealth in New York City. The trio managed roughly $421m in client assets while affiliated with Oppenheimer, TruClarity said.
Mindy Diamond Mentioned – By Ann Marsh, OnWallStreet – Ahmie Baum knows something about transitions. After all, the longtime ex-UBS advisor who began his wirehouse career at E.F. Hutton in 1979 has been counseling clients on how to “navigate the known and the unknown” when they sell their businesses or retire from executive, medical or legal careers for 40 years.