Slideshow Top 10 Branch Managers of the Year

  • April 30 2013, 5:27pm EDT
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Who are the top leaders in the industry? Click through for this year's top branch manager award winners. Then check out the full cover story from our May issue for the challenges and successes that pushed them to the front of the pack.

<b>Joseph DeFalco</b>

Branch Manager


San Diego, Calif.

Number of Advisors: 25

Branch AUM: $750 million

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<b>Jeff Dobyns</b>

President, Branch Manager

Southwestern Investment Group/Raymond James

Franklin, Tenn.

Number of Advisors: 21

Branch AUM: $1.2 billion

<b>Rick Folmar</b>

Complex Manager

Wells Fargo Advisors

Oklahoma and

Northwest Arkansas

Number of Advisors: 133

Branch AUM: $9 billion

<b>Michael Gatewood</b>

Complex Director

UBS Wealth Management

Troy, Mich.

Number of Advisors: 91

Branch AUM: $9.8 billion

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<b>Catherine Lapadula</b>

Complex Director,

Managing Director

UBS - International

New York City

Number of Advisors: 52

Branch AUM: $6 billion

<b>Brock Loen</b>

Branch Manager, Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager

D.A. Davidson & Co.


Number of Advisors: 21

Branch AUM: $2 billion

<b>Rob Malenfant</b>

Executive Director, Complex

Manager, Family Wealth Director

Morgan Stanley


Number of Advisors: 130

Branch AUM: $15 billion

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<b>Kirk Mandlin</b>

Complex Manager,

Managing Director

Wells Fargo Advisors

Portland, Ore.

Number of Advisors: 140

Branch AUM: $7.1 billion

<b>Eric H. Siber </b>

Senior Managing Director, Complex Director

RBC Wealth Management

Parsippany, NJ

Number of Advisors: 40

Branch AUM: $6 billion

<b>Stephen Viets</b>

Managing Director,

Market Manager

Wells Fargo Advisors

Las Vegas

Number of Advisors: 100

Branch AUM: $6 billion