Articles tagged "David Zier"
Owner of $1.2 billion RIA dies in Palm Springs under mysterious circumstances after swirl of allegations
One client accused Jim Casey of using her assets, unbeknown, to fund ill-fated movie ventures and his Integrated Wealth Management is being sued for misappropriation and mishandling of pension funds and client assets
May 5, 2017 at 6:45 PM
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 at 10:46 PM
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 at 5:26 PM
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 at 5:55 PM
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 at 10:53 PM
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 at 6:02 AM
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 at 9:58 PM
The RIA business mourns the death of David Zier
The chief executive of Convergent Wealth Advisors was only 44
October 25, 2014 at 1:52 AM
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