Fratarcangeli and his $424 million in assets under management

Fratarcangeli and his $424 million in assets under management

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The other major in the first quarter went to Raymond James, moncler outlet which added the independent advisory firm Winter Park Wealth Group headed by Ben Weiner, Michael James Hlavek, Lawrence Marsh III and Daniel Iosue, according to media reports.

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January saw Brookfield, Wis. based Granite Financial Group join LPL, from Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. Granite, dubbed an wirehouse breakaway team, brings more than $130 million of client advisor and brokerage assets to LPL, a top five broker dealer measured by the number cheap Moncler Outlet moncler jackets sale of advisors.

Veteran financial advisors Ellen M. Duhamel and Thomas J. Dornoff, both Certified Financial Advisors, lead Granite Financial.

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Advisors, who routinely jump from one network to another, leave large wirehouses for independent broker/dealer platforms. The independents offer more flexibility, and some advisors also see independence as a way to improve service to clients and collect more profit.

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In January, advisors Michael Cott and Donald Nejedly joined Morgan Stanley Wealth Management from RBC Wealth Management, bringing with them $250 cheap moncler jackets million in assets under management, according to media reports.

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