The List: Top 100 Wirehouse Advisors in America

Name Firm City, State Estimated Total AUM (in millions) Years In The Industry Business Description/Specialty 1. Mark T. Curtis Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Palo Alto, Calif. 15,000 29 Private clients, corporate services, endowments, foundations, retirement plans 2. Roger V. Coleman Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Garden City, NY 14,750 27 Corporate equity plan services and high-net-worth asset management

Name Firm City, State Estimated Total AUM (in millions) Years In The Industry Business Description/Specialty
1.Mark T. CurtisMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyPalo Alto, Calif.15,00029Private clients, corporate services, endowments, foundations, retirement plans
2.Roger V. ColemanMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyGarden City, NY14,75027Corporate equity plan services and high-net-worth asset management
3.Thomas J. KeeganMerrill LynchNew York City7,71028UNHW retail clients
4.Ronald C. HartMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyAtlanta5,77527HNW individuals, family offices, foundations and corporations
5.Dorian McKelvyMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyMenlo Park, Calif.5,00026WM for HNW clients, custody and execution for money managers
6.Thomas A. McDavidMerrill LynchAtlanta4,50011Corporate and institutional advisory services and HNW advisory.
7.Brian PfeiflerMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyNew York City4,30019Endowments, UHNW clients, foundations
8.John F. RasweilerMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyMorristown, NJ3,71751Corporate services
9.Tom ParksMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyMilwaukee3,50028Institutional services, corporate retirement plans, endowments, foundations, corporate Pension Funds
10.Brian A. WardWells Fargo AdvisorsBrentwood, Tenn.2,80016401(k), institutional consulting
11.Gerald ChasinUBS Financial ServicesUniondale, NY2,50043foundations, endowments
12.Gregory VaughanMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyMenlo Park, Calif.2,42229UHNW, HNW, endowments
13.Scott C. WilsonMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyNew York City2,24125Financial advisory and WM counsel
14.Robert T. EdwardsWells Fargo AdvisorsNaples, Fla.2,20025Investment management for affluent families and foundations
15.Thomas MoranWells Fargo AdvisorsNaples, Fla.2,10829Fee-only advisory
16.Benjamin LeshemWells Fargo AdvisorsDeerfield, Ill.2,10022Wealth management
17.Robert DixonMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyMenlo Park, Calif.2,00933UHNW, HNW, endowments
18.Walter MeranzeWells Fargo AdvisorsYardley, Pa.2,00042Stocks, bonds, 401(k)s for corporations
18.Steve HefterWells Fargo AdvisorsDeerfield, Ill.2,00025Equity manager selection, fixed income and alternative investments
20.John FitzpatrickUBS Financial ServicesNew York City1,90022General UNHW advisory practice
21.Terence F. Markey, James MoyeMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyNew York City1,70028Private wealth management
22.Larry PalmerMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyLos Angeles1,60027Pre-liquidity planning for senior executives of public/private companies
23.Robert WaldeleMerrill LynchNew York City1,50028Wealth management for HNW clients
23.William LevenUBS Financial ServicesHouston1,50017UHNW and family office clients
23.Mark C. HutchinsonMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyChicago1,50024Total WM to HNW investors
23.Jeffrey S. GersonMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyNew York City1,50024Family office approach with full asset management
23.Paul G. CarkonenMorgan Stanley Smith BarneySeattle1,50032Wealth management, portfolio management for individuals and institutions
28.Mark DouglassMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyMenlo Park, CA1,47026UHNW, HNW, endowments, institutions
29.Brian L. Moore, Andrew HarbourMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyAtlanta, GA1,40521Retirement services, executive benefit plans, corporate benefit plans and wealth management.
30.Thomas PhillipsMerrill LynchGreenwich, CT1,40026
31.Ronald A. OleetMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyNew York City1,39732Wealth management, investment management, financial planning
32.Daniel O'ConnellMerrill LynchGarden City, NY1,35026HNW advisory services
32.Shelley BergmanMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyNew York City1,35026Client service driven, results oriented, team approach, 100 percent referrals
34.Dean BraunMorgan Stanley Smith BarneySeattle1,32522Wealth management
35.Stephen BrownMerrill LynchRochester, NY1,30020Family office approach for UHNW clients and corporate executives
35.Brett Walter AnthonyMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyWashington, DC1,30016Foundations, individuals, HNW and UHNW clients
37.Hugh L. Mclaughlin IIIMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyWashington, DC1,30016UHNW, HNW, foundations
38.Scott K. MagnesenMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyOak Brook, IL1,25027UHNW, HNW, retirement investment planning
39.Melissa HarrisonMerrill LynchDenver1,2008UHNW individuals, families and institutions
39.Jonathan KassMerrill LynchNew York City1,20015Financial and estate planning, portfolio mgt., small-business retirement plans
39.James G. RussellMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyTulsa, OK1,20019Financial planning, wealth management, estate planning, education and retirement planning
39.Garret A. AlcarazWells Fargo AdvisorsVirginia Beach, VA1,20016HNW, institutions, executives
43.David Fox, Neil A. FoxMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyBoca Raton, FL1,150
44.Roger StephensMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyLos Angeles1,12612Corporate qualified and non-qualified plans
45.William EinsteinUBS Financial ServicesNew York City1,10029Fixed income with a focus on muni bonds
45.Robert RunkleMerrill LynchMontgomery, Ala.1,10026Asset management to HNW individuals and institutions
45.Mark BirringerMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyChicago1,10023HNW individuals
48.Saly GlassmanMerrill LynchBlue Bell, Pa.1,06529HNW individuals, corporations and small institutions
49.John GoodwinMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyNew York City1,04014
50.James C. HansbergerMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyAtlanta1,00040WM for HNW clients
50.Nestor VicknairMerrill LynchHouston1,00017Individual WM, estate planning, asset allocation, lending, cash flow analysis
50.George BiancoMerrill LynchNew York City1,00030HNW individuals, foundations and retirement plans
50.Stanley HeilbronnMerrill LynchNew York City1,00044Customized WM services to families and affluent HNW individuals
54.Charles K. Ladenheim,Morgan Stanley Smith BarneyJericho, NY986Private wealth management, retirement Robert E. Alpert planning, estate planning
55.Maxwell PecklerUBS Financial ServicesBoston95014WM for individuals and families
55.Douglas BraffUBS Financial ServicesNew York City95027Corporate equity compensation programs for Fortune 500
57.Christopher S. PfaffUBS Financial ServicesChicago90624Wealth management
58.Thomas McBrideMerrill LynchDallas90017Financial planning
59.Todd L YannuzziMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyNew York City87718Private wealth management
60.John BarrettMerrill LynchNew York City87124Wealth management for UHNW families, individuals and non-profit institutions
61.Charles N. Graham Jr.Morgan Stanley Smith BarneyGaithersburg, MD86939Estate planning, retirement planning, equities
62.Bernard KingUBS Financial ServicesSt. Louis86427UHNW, HNW, endowments
63.Peter SvarreMerrill LynchNew York City85927HNW individuals
64.John Clinton CateMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyIndianapolis85511HNW, retirement planning
65.Michael J. O NeillMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyWashington, DC85126
66.Evan K. DangelMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyWaltham, MA85022Estate planning, wealth management
66.Lewis MetzgerMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyHouston85029UHNW, HNW individuals
66.Raju PathakMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyBoston85023Investment consulting, wealth management, alternative investments
66.Michael J. ErnstMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyBellevue, WA85028Wealth management, financial planning, portfolio management
70.Steve WinstonMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyLos Angeles83322HNW individuals, wealth management and foundations.
71.Charles BalducciMerrill LynchNew York City80011WM for corporate executives, entrepreneurs and professionals.
71.Eric SnyderMerrill LynchNew York City80011WM for corporate executives, entrepreneurs and professionals.
71.Michael RiherdMerrill LynchWalnut Creek, Calif.80017HNW individuals, PM, estate plans,
74.Nico MarchWells Fargo AdvisorsSan Diego78426Asset management for corporations.
75.John StevensonWells Fargo AdvisorsQuincy, IL752
76.Cynthia HewittMerrill LynchWilmington, DE75033Wealth management for individuals, families and corporate clients
76.Herman L. RijMerrill LynchAllentown, PA75040HNW, wealth management, and retirement plannning for families
76.James M. SpiroMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyNew Orleans75025Estate planning, asset management, financial planning, wealth management
76.Richard P. HaleMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyDayton, OH75025Wealth management, institutional consultant
76.Alan K. JuskoWells Fargo AdvisorsNew York City75040Endowments
81.Myles WittensteinUBS Financial ServicesNew York City71540Asset allocation, investment management, intergenerational wealth transfer
82.Michael J. MerlinMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyAtlanta70011Financial planning, estate planning, business planning
82.Jeff LeClairWells Fargo AdvisorsMc Lean, VA70015HNW families, corporations, retirement plans, and tax-exempt entitites
84.William PlattMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyNew York City66616Asset management, estate planning, endowments, foundations, financial Planning
85.Seth Coren, Edward Edelman, Robert OgurMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyNew York City65042Comprehensive wealth management for affluent families, estate Planning, investment management.
86.Geoffrey SiskWells Fargo AdvisorsRichmond, VA61425Planning, consulting and asset management for corporations and individuals
87.Daniel S. SchwartzMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyRidgewood, NJ60822
88.Leo J. Kelly IIIMerrill LynchLutherville Timonium, MD60012HNW & non-profit financial planning
88.Harold ElishUBS Financial ServicesNew York, NY60026Private wealth advisor, corporate stock benefit consultant
88.Jim HolzapfelWells Fargo AdvisorsHagerstown, MD60036
91.Christiane OlsenUBS Financial ServicesNew York City58624Extensive experience in the fixed income bond markets, with special expertise in municipal bonds
92.Theodore R. DickenWells Fargo AdvisorsAlexandria, VA57323
93.John A. Solis-CohenWells Fargo AdvisorsJenkintown, PA56929
94.Michael A. BoysonMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyPortland, ME55025UHNW, HNW, endowments, foundations, institutions
94.Sidney GellerWells Fargo AdvisorsPhiladelphia55034UHNW, HNW, foundations, endowments
96.Chuck FriedlanderWells Fargo AdvisorsLos Angeles54424
97.Ed MoldaverMorgan Stanley Smith BarneyRed Bank, NJ52519Family office, catering to the affulent
98..Eugene Bosart, IIIWells Fargo AdvisorsBirmingham, Mich.52241
99.Mark ThannischWells Fargo AdvisorsAustin50623Wealth management, retirement planning
100.Carlos J. “C.J.” Zilveti, IIIUBS Financial ServicesParadise Valley, Ariz.50025HNW, UHNW

METHODOLOGY:

This year's list of Top 100 Wirehouse Advisors in America was created by Discovery Database, an online database of financial service intermediaries published by the Financial Information Group of Shrewsburry, N.J. Discovery has created a proprietary methodology for ranking FINRA registered representatives. In this list, the advisors were ranked by assets under management using the Discovery-RR database system. In addition, the names and information on this list were vetted with each firm to double check accuracy.

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