Advisers switching firms might be an industry norm, but billion-dollar moves don't happen every day.
Nearly half of the 20 biggest moves so far this year had multi-billion dollar books; the biggest new hire managed $2.2 billion in client assets. In total, this year's mega movers managed more than $17 billion in client assets.
Click through our slideshow to see the biggest new hires in 2016. Read more: Biggest breakaways: Where advisers are moving now
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