Marianne Bamonte, a veteran of the custody, investment, and trust services industry, has been named manager of the Institutional Services division at Union Bank.
An SEI Advisor Network survey found nearly one-third (30%) of advisers said they are "optimistic" heading into 2011; however, only 3% of advisers said their clients felt the same.
Pershing LLC, a BNY Mellon company, announced upgrades to its Advisor in Transition practice management program.
HighTower financial services completed its first tuck-in transaction, with Steve Bogner bringing his practice to Richard Saperstein’s team in New York.
Putnam Investments announced the promotions of Robert E. Alan to Head of North America Consultant Relations and Keith E. Thomas to Head of International Consultant Relations.
Bukaty Companies today announced that Vincent Morris will serve as president of the company’s Retirement Plan Services division.
Executive Vice President John Y. Kim will take on the role of Chairman of New York Life Investments effective January 1, 2011, the company announced today.
Fidelity has launched a program, “Options for Independence,” to help breakaway brokers understand the range of options available to them when going independent.
Balancing the demands of the home office and the needs of a widely-dispersed wholesaling staff can be very challenging for a sales manager, according to a Cerulli Report.
There has reportedly been a settlement reached in a lawsuit alleging that the bank’s Merrill Lynch unit discriminated against women, filed last year by a female broker.
After two years of contraction, hiring in the asset and wealth management industry rebounded in 2010, and compensation is set to show modest gains, according to a new report by Russell Reynolds Associates.
Compensation in the asset management industry is rebounding after two difficult years, according to a review by Greenwich Associates and Johnson Associates.
Relying on a financial adviser outside the plan was the preference for 37.5% of the roughly 6,000 plan sponsor respondents to PLANSPONSOR’s annual Defined Contribution Services Survey.
EPIC Advisors, a defined contribution recordkeeper, announced that Jim Genthner will be the new president.
Merrill Lynch’s “Affluent Insights Quarterly Survey” took a closer look at the state of affluent small business owners in America.
Sheridan Road Financial, a provider of corporate advisory, corporate retirement, and wealth management services, has hired two investment consultants, Steven Kellar and Thomas Daney.
Tom Fickinger was appointed head of Financial Advisor Strategy, a newly created role, at Merrill Lynch.
If “one is the loneliest number,” why would anyone choose to work alone?
The American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries (ASPPA) and the Centre for Fiduciary Excellence (CEFEX) have announced changes to their service provider certification program.
Next week we will launch our eighth annual search for the nation’s best retirement plan advisers.