Slideshow Top 10 branch managers

  • April 29 2016, 5:57pm EDT

Who are the industry's most elite leaders?

Advisers make their picks and industry experts decide who the finalists are for this annual list of management all stars. Click through the following slideshow to learn who made this year's cut.

Chad Allen

Managing Director-Investments, Branch Manager
New York
Number advisers: 100
Branch AUM: $11 billion
Education: U.S. Military Academy, Columbia University

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John M. Banks

Wells Fargo Advisors
Senior Vice President, Branch Manager
Fort Worth, Texas
Number of advisers 42
Branch AUM: $2.3 Billion
Education: Wake Forest University

Peter Danilaitis

Wells Fargo Advisors
Complex Manager, Senior Vice President
Bloomington, Minn.
Number of Advisers: 48
Branch AUM: $3.2 billion
Education: Indiana University

Chris Davidson

Ameriprise Financial
Branch Manager
Clearwater, Fla.
Number of advisers: 19
Branch AUM: $780 million
Education: University of South Florida

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Brian Kurtz

Robert W. Baird
Managing Director, Branch Manager
Number of advisers: 35
Branch AUM: $4 billion
Education: John Carroll university

Tim Mann

BBT Scott & Stringfellow
Senior Managing Director
Winston-Salem, Greensboro,
Number of advisers: 40
Branch AUM: $5.25 billion
Education: State University of New York at Plattsburgh

Morgan Stanley
Senior Vice President
Shrewsbury, N.J.
Number of advisers: 50
Branch AUM: $4.5 Billion
Education: University of Miami

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Pete Secret

J.P. Morgan Securities
Regional Director
Atlanta, Southeast
Number advisers: 40
Branch AUM: $5 billion+
Education: Palm Beach Atlantic University

Edward Sudzina

Raymond James
Senior Vice President, Wealth Management;
Complex Manager
Clarkston, Mich.
Number advisers: 66
Branch AUM: $4.2 billion
Education: U.S. Military Academy, Michigan State University

Phil Winterson

Wells Fargo Advisors
Senior Vice President, Regional Brokerage Manager
Beverly Hills, Calif.
Number of advisers: 42
Branch AUM: $10.08 billion
Education: University of Massachusetts Boston