Baird has added to its ranks with four advisors from Morgan Stanley, UBS and Northern Trust.

They will form two teams in Nashville, Tenn., and Edina, Minn., and collectively oversee around $800 million in assets.

The Liles group, a father-son team of Malcolm Liles and William Liles, joins in Nashville. Malcolm Liles joins as director, and they will oversee approximately $585 million with the help of their client relationship assistant Sherri Minunno.

Both were previously with Morgan Stanley. Malcolm Liles has more than three decades of experience after beginning at Robinson-Humphrey in 1981 and working his way to Morgan Stanley through a series of mergers.

William Liles began his career at Morgan Stanley in 2010 when he joined his father.

In Edina, Minn., Gerald Brennan of UBS and James Seidel of Northern Trust are teaming up to form The Brennan Group. Together they will manage some $215 million in assets along with their registered client relationship associate Lynn Kittelson.  

Brennan will be director and joins Baird with 32 years of experienced. He had been at UBS since 2001, according to records with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.

Seidel began his career in 1995 with RBC Dain Rauscher. He also served at Smith Barney and most recently was vice president and wealth strategist at Northern Trust.

Based in Milwaukee, Wisc., Baird has around 700 advisors operating around the country. 

Earlier last month, the firm picked up 8 advisors from UBS and Wells Fargo and opened a new office in Houston, Texas.

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