May 5 HighTower Advsiors LLC, an independent
adviser-owned firm that has expanded by hiring away from top
U.S. brokerages, said it has hired a team of veteran advisers
from the Guth Group at Morgan Stanley to expand its
presence in Columbus, Ohio.
The team, known as Gryphon Financial Partners, managed about
$600 million in client assets at Morgan Stanley.
The team comprises of financial advisers Joel Guth, Cathy
Cory, Angelo Manzo, Judy Roseberry, Maria Caicco, Jean Sturges
and Kathy Payne.
A Morgan Stanley spokeswoman said she could not immediately
comment on the departures.
(Reporting By Neha Dimri in Bangalore; Editing by Joyjeet Das)