Elliot Weissbluth’s second in command walks from HighTower to an ivory tower of ‘pari passu’ ownership with an ‘impeccable’ reputation

RIA Biz Financial Advisor News

August 7, 2017
Louis Diamond Quoted
By Brooke Southall

Maybe you never heard of Michael LaMena before he left HighTower Advisors LLC.

But he was its president — a seven-year veteran — and recruiters consider him a big reason that the Chicago-based roll-up is considered good at tightly fitting new RIAs and brokers into its central systems.

Recruiting HighTower’s best executive to do what HighTower does best makes great sense, according to Louis Diamond, recruiter for Diamond Consultants.

“That’s what HighTower does well is integration. They do that better than most anyone.”

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