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New Moves in the Biz

May 14, 2018 — 4:46 PM UTC by Dina Hampton

On the heels of its expansion into Canada, FinMason Inc. has added sales executives Stefan Thielen and Peter Vitale to its rolls.

The Boston-based firm, which provides investment analytics as a service, has tripled its employee head count from 11 last year to 32 -- with an additional two interns ...

May 9, 2018 — 6:27 PM UTC by Dina Hampton

Mercury Capital Advisors LLC, a hybrid advisor and alternatives platform, announced the May hire of Nick Savasta to oversee its RIA. 

Savasta is now chief investment officer and partner at the New York-based firm. The global investment advisory has 16 offices and affiliates in the United ...


The early investor and ex-Schwab CEO is giving ground to the new ownership

April 20, 2018 — 7:01 PM UTC by Brooke Southall

Brooke's Note: Some departures feel like human resources events. Others feel more like the ending of eras. This one has some of the feel of the latter, though I don't count Dave Pottruck out from finding yet another perch of leverage in the ...

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April 30, 2018 — 4:08 PM UTC by Dina Hampton

Ric Kellogg can count on a hectic first couple of months as he joins a Midwestern RIA looking to extend its geographical reach.

After 13 years at Merrill Lynch, the Southlake, Texas-based advisor joined IHT Wealth Management LLC, a Chicago-based firm on the LPL Financial hybrid broker-dealer platform, in ...

April 26, 2018 — 2:34 PM UTC by Dina Hampton

After a decade at Edelman Financial Services LLC, R.J. Reibel has moved to Richmond, Va.-based Cary Street Partners Investment Advisory LLC as vice president of its growing corporate benefits and retirement unit.

Reibel previously served as manager of retirement plans at Fairfax, Va.-based Edelman starting ...

April 23, 2018 — 2:16 PM UTC by Dina Hampton

Ten years out of law school and after just six years at SageView Advisory Group LLC, Jonathan St. Clair is now chief fiduciary officer at the $88.5-billion-AUM firm.

St. Clair, who received his J.D. from Georgia State University College of Law in 2008, joined SageView's ...

April 19, 2018 — 12:25 PM UTC by Dina Hampton

Harvest Exchange Corp., which helps advisory firms compliantly distribute and analyze online content, has named Jon LaNasa as its chief financial officer and head of corporate development.

Based in Raleigh, N.C., LaNasa most recently served as chairman and CEO of Photofy, whose business app allows firms to ...

April 17, 2018 — 4:43 PM UTC by Dina Hampton

Independent Advisor Alliance LLC has installed a 13-year veteran of the firm's broker-dealer in the newly created role of chief operations officer. 

Until he joined the Charlotte, N.C.-based hybrid advisor network in March, Jon Reidenouer had been with Fort Mills, S.C ...

April 16, 2018 — 4:48 PM UTC by Dina Hampton

Bryan Lawson has joined Cary Street Partners Investment Advisory LLC, a Richmond, Va.-based wealth advisor.  

Cary Street has $1.8 billion of assets under management and clears through Luxon Financial LLC, also of Richmond. See: Little-known Adhesion's big RIA wins less surprising when underlying ...

April 11, 2018 — 1:30 PM UTC by Dina Hampton

It's been a busy spring on the hiring front at Halite Partners LLC, the upperhigh-net-worth RIA that broke away from Morgan Stanley last fall.

The latest for the Columbus, Ohio-based firm is a J.P. Morgan Asset Management poach.

As of April 4, Ric Butler is ...


The ex-US Trust CEO has seen Evercore Wealth growth rates taper since a lightning start; now the hard work is done he sees deals on the horizon

April 10, 2018 — 5:34 PM UTC by Brooke Southall

Brooke's Note: When your RIA is owned and funded by a crack investment bank, you'd think -- seriously think -- that your growth strategy would include a healthy dose of M&A. In the case of Evercore and its wealth unit, Evercore Wealth Management, you'd ...

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April 10, 2018 — 6:12 PM UTC by Dina Hampton

Dien Yuen will bring her expertise on Asian American philanthropy to bear as Evercore Wealth Management LLC's new San Francisco-based managing director and fiduciary advisor.

It's the second managing director hire this month on the part of Evercore's CEO Jeff Maurer: Thomas Olchon, now ...

April 6, 2018 — 4:43 PM UTC by Dina Hampton

Ohio RIA Sequoia Financial Group LLC has signed on Matthew Pullar as vice president of Private Client Services.

Pullar, who describes himself a wealth advisor "focused on elevating the thinking of entrepreneurs," will serve as lead advisor for the firm in its Cleveland/Akron office. He began his ...

April 5, 2018 — 6:11 PM UTC by Dina Hampton

The paths of Gregory Jones and Pragna Shere first crossed at Clay Finlay Inc. in 1995.

The global equity boutique closed in 2009, a victim of the financial meltdown. But 23 years and two resumes' worth of career moves later, the team has arrived at Fred Alger Management Inc ...

March 30, 2018 — 5:54 PM UTC by Dina Hampton

Michael Milmoe, a consultant with a specialization in financial technology, is the new president of Econoday Inc., a technology and information company in Northern California.

In his 25-year career, Milmoe has worked with Fortune 100 companies including Advent Software, J.P. Morgan, US Bank and Advisor Software Inc., as well with as many ...