Articles tagged "David Zier"


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A wider window opens on David Zier tragedy as Convergent is made to pay and FINRA and SEC make themselves scarce

The life insurance on the suicide was executed with chilling precision by the ex-CEO and the CFTC was called in to do the regulatory dirty work

January 6, 2017 — 10:46 PM UTC

City National sells off salvaged remains of Convergent Wealth Advisors, but not before Convergent sheds nearly $7 billion of AUM

After a trifecta of traumas, Mark Hurley steps in to fund and help construct deal with Pathstone and PagnatoKarp; cuts a deal with four younger advisors to start segmented division

September 13, 2016 — 5:26 PM UTC

Debriefing a post-Convergent Steve Lockshin as he once more builds a classic RIA -- or is it neo-classical?

AdvicePeriod's chief says he won't poach Convergent (if he can avoid it) and hopes that his $300-million RIA will have a Betterment feel

January 8, 2015 — 5:55 PM UTC

With Convergent experiencing advisor exodus, City National takes greater control of the RIA

Doug Wolford gets a vote of confidence from his City National-controlled board of directors and he references a new five-year plan of creating a 'professional management structure'

December 6, 2014 — 10:53 PM UTC

Convergent Wealth begins to pick up the pieces after David Zier's death

The $9.4-billion RIA is said to be facing massive challenges in retaining advisors and clients -- rumors discounted by CEO Doug Wolford

November 4, 2014 — 6:02 AM UTC

Barron's: David Zier's death takes another tragic twist

The Convergent executive's death was likely a suicide related to non-Convergent money managed for family and friends by Zier in a 'personal account'

October 25, 2014 — 9:58 PM UTC

The RIA business mourns the death of David Zier

The chief executive of Convergent Wealth Advisors was only 44

October 25, 2014 — 1:52 AM UTC

What led to Advizent's end and why Steve Lockshin is unfazed, even energized

The RIA business -- including custodians, asset managers and advisory firms -- lived up to its reputation of resisting cooperation

May 15, 2013 — 11:00 PM UTC
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