The Gershman Group Partners with LPL’s New PWM Platform

LOS ANGELES, March 22, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Roger Gershman of The Gershman Group who is known to represent the who’s-who of elite advisors for both banks and independents believes LPL’s launch of its PWM platform will change the competitive playing field for the next generation of top advisors. We embrace this launch and we expect many advisors we represent will feel the…

Truist Pulse

Truist advisors and their predecessor firm Deutsche Bank has been a part of my family’s history for decades. Both myself and my father, Norman Gershman, were once advisors who always had high respect for these advisors and consequently, we too have acted as trusted consultants. As the firm now folds into Truist , we have…

The 2024 Outlook – The Mass Exodus to Independence

The new year brings reflections on what transpired in 2023 and thoughts for the year ahead. 2023 was undoubtedly a record year for financial advisors transitioning from traditional banks/brokerages to more friendly advisor centric private wealth platforms, including the various choices of independent platforms. Even gestures by some large banks like Merill to modify their…

First Republic Advisors Going Independent

When the banking crisis hit First Republic, advisors were left with little time to consider their options. Suddenly, those who had transitioned from Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, UBS, RBC, and Rockefeller Capital to FRB found themselves pushed back into yet another large wirehouse – JPMorgan. For FRB advisors seeking independence, there are platforms available that…