Wells Fargo has snapped up new advisor hires with more than $1.99 billion in assets under management in its private client group, bank branch-based wealth brokerage services and independent financial network in the past several weeks, this publication can confirm.
The largest team joining the private client group includes John Taitague, Tom Krahe, Matt Tatum and Tom Doyle, who join in Richmond, VA, from Suntrust. The team previously had $520 million in assets under management and $3.1 million in annual fees and commissions, the report said. Also joining Wells Fargo with the team are client associates Jennifer Smith and Davis Walker. The team reports to Richmond market manager Rob Withers.
The McFadden Group, including financial advisors John McFadden and Pari Hashemi, also join the private client group in Philadelphia. They join from Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, where they had $268 million in assets under management and $954,000 in production. The team reports to branch manager David Lojpersberger.
Also joining the private client group from Morgan Stanley are financial advisors Alan Metheny, David Clarke and Gary Ledbetter. The team joins in Walnut Creek, CA, and previously had $244 million in assets under management and $2.6 million in production. They report to branch manager Kevin Smith.
Two more advisors, Robert Shelton and Donald Reed Mayne, also join the firmís private client group from Morgan Stanley. Shelton joins in Lafayette, LA, after overseeing $155 million in client assets. Shelton reports to branch manager Ken Meyers. Mayne joins in La Jolla, CA, after having $107 million in assets under management. He reports to branch manager David Jones.