Antony runs the US Wealth Management business based out of our Los Angeles offices. A 20 year career in Executive Search both in the UK and US. He set up Opus Executive Search in 2013 and then oversaw the Hanover acquisition of 50% of the Opus business in late 2016. He remains a 50% owner of the US Wealth Management business. His main focus is working with large producers across the US and developing Hanover's core key clients.
Private Wealth Management – US
The Hanover Search Group US Private Wealth Management business operates throughout the continental USA. Focussing on a small suite of clients that include Private Banks and Wealth Management firms.
Led by its Managing Director, Antony Pitt, the group focusses on two main sectors in this market. Financial Advisors, ranging from advisors based in a retail bank location to the UHNW advisor sat in a boutique Wealth Management firm. The second sector that the group covers is Private Bankers and Wealth Advisors.
We have a strong track record in proactively approaching advisors in the wire houses and presenting them with an opportunity to move into a boutique environment. In addition to the boutiques and private banks the group has experience in helping FA’s and teams establish their independently owned business.
The US team travel extensively to meet candidates face to face to develop long term, lasting relationships that will help ensure the right advisors are introduced to our clients fully screened and prepared.
Daniel leads the East Coast Wealth Management practice from New York, having started his career with Hanover in London in 2011. With a core focus on Distribution, Wealth Planning and Sales leadership, Daniel specializes in retained mandates at a senior level. Having almost 6 years Executive Search experience, Daniel has worked with several clients on team-build basis, and has delivered on mandates ranging in scope from Vice President to Senior Managing Director.
Jenny is a Consultant based in Hanover's Los Angeles office. She is responsible for managing one of the firm's largest key accounts across the USA. Originally from the UK, she worked in HR for a number of companies. After taking time to bring up her children she returned to work in 2016 and is forging a career in Executive Search.
Rick recently joined Hanover Search Group as a Researcher in the Wealth & Asset Management sector in the Los Angeles office. Rick will be assisting the Managing Director in various executive search mandates across the FA and Investment Management world. Rick comes with a long history in executive management and financial sales. He owned a financial services and insurance brokerage business in New Zealand for 5 years and he is a former US Navy veteran that was part of the Operation Deep Freeze in Antarctica.
Molly joined Hanover Search Group’s Los Angeles team in 2017 as a Senior Researcher specializing in the Wealth & Asset Management sector. Molly has 4 years of experience fundraising over 2 million dollars in the non-profit field on the east coast, and is now back in California breaking into Executive Search. She has two Bachelor Degrees in Film & Media Studies and Communication from the University of California Santa Barbara.
Tim has joined the US Wealth Management team as a Senior Researcher. Tim has a long history in the financial services industry, venture capital and recruitment. He will be working with Managing Director Antony Pitt in our rapid expansion of the Wealth Management business in the United States. He holds a degree from the University of California, Los Angeles in Art History.
Recently completed mandates
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