Louis Diamond Quoted – By Bruce Kelly, InvestmentNews – Greg Fleming’s deep ties to his former firms, Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley, are paying off at his latest venture, Rockefeller Capital Management, the wealth management firm he helped launch in 2018 and is the CEO.
Mindy Diamond Quoted – By Jason Bisnoff, Forbes – Gregory Fleming and a team of financial services veterans started Rockefeller Capital Management in 2018 with the backing of private equity giant Viking Global Investors and a unique differentiator, a name synonymous with success and wealth. The firm used that name to power a meteoric rise, attracting 50 teams from 12 different firms and growing to more than $75 billion in client assets in just over three years.
By AdvisorHub Staff – Rockefeller Capital Management oiled its recruiting engine ahead of the Labor Day weekend, landing a $900 million-asset team in northern California from Merrill Lynch on Friday and two UBS teams in Houston, Texas and Scottsdale, Arizona.
By Vicky Ge Huang and Mason Braswell, AdvisorHub – UBS Wealth Management USA this week lost three multi-million dollar teams, including a trio who left on Friday, who were generating a combined $15 million in production. In Houston, Texas, Rockefeller Capital Management on Friday lassoed a three-broker team led by Shay Scruggs, a 19-year industry veteran, that generated $5 million in revenue, according to a person familiar with the move. The group, which includes junior partners Kevin Wright and Trenton Hollas, who have four and five years of experience respectively, oversaw $500 million in client assets, the source said.
AdvisorHub Staff – Rockefeller Capital has added two more wirehouse notches to its widening belt, recruiting a $1.5 billion-asset team from Morgan Stanley Private Wealth in New York and a Philadelphia-area team from Merrill Lynch Wealth Management servicing about $500 million of client assets, according to sources.
By Mindy Diamond – In the last two years, we’ve seen more of the industry’s top teams than ever before head for the exits in search of opportunities that will allow them to better serve clients, have greater investment flexibility and more freedom to customize the way they run their businesses. Still, the absolute biggest producers are often reluctant to disrupt the status quo even when they are terribly frustrated and know there could be a better way to grow their empire.
A special all-in-one-place, “best of the breakaways” show featuring curated conversations about the motivations behind the choice to leave the wirehouse world, the risks these breakaways took and the rewards they found waiting on the other side.
In a greatly expanded landscape, many independent models exist that provide varying levels of freedom and flexibility. Louis Diamond joins the episode to help identify, compare and contrast the 7 most popular options available to breakaway advisors.
By Mindy Diamond – It’s undeniable that continuing changes in the wirehouse world have left many advisors feeling frustrated and limited in their ability to best serve their clients and grow their businesses. For top advisors who have an ultra-affluent client base, this pain often comes attached to a false belief that the only way to support the unique needs of high net worth and ultra-high net worth clients is to stay in the ecosystem of the big brokerage firms.
Industry superstar Greg Fleming at the helm, the Rockefeller name, an extraordinary financial advisor community and leadership dream team makes this firm a home run. COO Chris Dupuy shares some inside baseball on Rockefeller Capital Management.