Next gen advisor Bryan Garris wanted what other independent advisors had: The freedom and control to serve clients as true fiduciaries. After careful due diligence and planning, he and his partners left UBS to launch RIA TriaGen Wealth Management.
After building a $1.2B business at UBS, Matt Kilgroe and his team found they were limited in what they could do for their clients. So in June of 2020, amidst the pandemic, they launched RIA Cyndeo Wealth Management and haven’t missed a beat.
Changing firms or models comes with some risk, one of the most critical being client portability. It was a risk that this 26-year UBS veteran and his $530mm team found was worth taking to better serve their clients without conflict and limitations. Guest Steven Tenney, Founding Partner and CEO, Great Diamond Partners.
While comfortable at UBS a decade ago, Ahmie Baum started to see things a bit differently when his son Brian joined the business. It was an awakening that made this wirehouse veteran reevaluate everything, and propelled his leap to independence.
As a wirehouse advisor, Terry Cook found it became too difficult at UBS to meet the increasing demands of his high net worth clients. The only way to act as a true fiduciary meant “taking the ankle weights off” by making the leap to independence.
Former UBS advisor Lori Siegel CFP of Centrix Wealth Partners talks about her first year of independence, forming Centrix Wealth Partners with Raymond James Financial Services, and how the ability to control their own destiny was a powerful driver.
Doug John and Bryn Talkington join Mindy Diamond to discuss their break from UBS, the ability to better serve their ultra-high net worth clients and resulting extraordinary growth as the independent $1.5B RIA firm Requisite Capital Management.
Gil Baumgarten, President and CEO of Segment Wealth, joins Mindy to discuss how, in the 8 short years since he launched his RIA firm, he has more than doubled his assets under management, quadrupled his take-home pay and created a “much better business” for himself and his clients. It’s a story about the growth potential of an RIA and the satisfaction that comes with it.