Raymond James Financial has lured an Ohio -based team of two financial advisors from Wells Fargo that managed nearly US$101 million in client assets.
The team, which includes David Rodrigo and Jason Goldberg will join firm’s employee broker-dealer channel as new vice presidents of investments in the Blue Ash, Ohio, branch office.
Wells Fargo said that the team, also known as Goldberg and Rodrigo Financial Group of Raymond James, has previously managed more than US$101 million in client assets and their annual production in fees and commission was roughly US$900,000.
The pair has joined Raymond James from A.G. Edwards, where they served as financial advisors.
Rodrigo has extensive experience in serving high-net-worth clients, particularly high-end specialists in the medical field, while Goldberg with more than 16 years of industry experience specializes in investment strategies for high-net-worth families, corporate executives and small business owners, with expertise in asset strategies, retirement planning and asset transition.
Additionally, a registered client associates, Stacey Kin, will also join the team from Wells Fargo Advisors. Prior to joining A.G. Edwards, Kin, most recently worked at LPL.
Bill Roney, divisional director of Raymond James, said: "They have grown their business over the years with a strong client-first focus and attitude, a premise that aligns with our values here at Raymond James. We look forward to supporting their efforts, practice and in turn, their clients."
Rodrigo said: "The firm offers access to well-known equity research, mobile technology, social media and custom websites – all components we feel will help our business grow."