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Jeff Peller: We've kind of brought the family office model down to the mid-tier millionaire.

How an RIA-only serial buyer-hirer sprinted to $2 billion of AUM with pieces from U.S. Trust, Fidelity, Genspring and Wachovia
SignatureFD just says no to hybrids, applies a family office approach and sticks around the Atlanta area -- for now

Monday 10.21.13
Michael Zeuner, Maria Elena "Mel" Lagomasino and Santiago Ulloa believe they're through the start-up phase of W.E. Family Offices.

GenSpring offshoot poaches four more as it reimagines the service model for UHNW families
With new talent from Bessemer, HSBC, the SEC and -- of course -- GenSpring, W.E. Family offices is betting that putting the client back in charge is really the way to go

Monday 9.23.13
Jewelle Bickford: Clients are happy to go where they want. One never knows who will follow.

A $4.7-billion RIA-under-investment-bank in NYC softens its macho edge by headhunting a top woman from GenSpring
Evercore will make Jewelle Bickford a partner and the gem of its outreach to the other gender

Wednesday 8.21.13
Maria Elena Lagomasino: The road to hell is paved with good intentions.

One special GenSpring spin-away (the old chief's new venture) is thriving as a $1.6-billion RIA and using a retrofitted stock broker's trick
Miami's Mel Lagomasino, former CEO of J.P. Morgan Private Bank, (and GenSpring) will be a family office that eschews asset-based fees, discretionary assets, commissions and even -- going forward -- its international emphasis

Sunday 7.7.13
Frank Zecca: We do so much for our athletes. We don't have a lot of time to figure out how to run our business.

How exactly a sports super agency plans to use Dynasty Financial to extend its dominance to the RIA business
Octagon has 800 employees, Michael Phelps and the like as clients but it wealth management arm is not so major league, yet

Tuesday 2.26.13
Mark Feldman: We're lining up outside funding. Schwab wants to be a partner.

Why a $1.5 billion RIA is selling internally this time -- perhaps with Schwab as 'investment bank' -- after a sale to an outsider went bad
Miller/Russell of Phoenix is partially owned by a client and plans to enlist custodians to finance junior advisors in their quest for partnership

Monday 1.7.13
Sources say that Maria Elena Lagomasino made a last-ditch effort to buy GenSpring.

How being a $19-billion family office roll-up owned by a bank finally caught up with GenSpring
A fizzled management buyout of the Palm Beach RIA by Maria ("Mel") Elena Lagomasino and other managers preceded the executive exodus, sources say

Thursday 10.18.12
Dennis Miller: My view was their stock was better than mine.

Why this time Dennis Miller is entrusting his $1.3 billion RIA to an advisor who sold his $2 billion RIA
Miller/Russell formerly sold to a bank and so did its new CEO, Mark Feldman; GenSpring and Western Alliance were pretty good partners but it was still a pretty rough experience for the advisors

Tuesday 2.7.12

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