USA Wealth Management

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.                                                                                               



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.


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 Tansley

Jenny is an Associate and Business Support Co-ordinator based in HSG’s Los Angeles Offices.  She is responsible for managing the day to day running of the office and supporting the Managing Director’s search projects.  She is also responsible for sourcing new leads for the group across multiple clients.  Originally from the UK, she moved to the USA in 2008 with her husband and two boys.

Rick Morales

Rick is a Consultant in the HNW / UHNW Division in the Wealth & Asset Management sectors across the U.S. working out of the Los Angeles office. Rick assists the Managing Director in various executive search mandates across the Financial Advisor and Investment Management world. Rick comes with a long history in executive management and financial services industry. 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 Mcilvaine

Molly is an Associate in Hanover’s Los Angeles office specializing in the Wealth Management field. With experience in non-profits and fundraising, she is responsible for assisting the Managing Director and Partners on retained and mid to senior level searches nationally. She has two Bachelor Degrees in Film & Media Studies and Communication from the University of California Santa Barbara.

Tim Grant

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.

Caroline Kirtisingham

Caroline is an Associate based out of Hanover’s Los Angeles office, specialising in the Wealth Management sector. Originally from Australia, Caroline possesses over 6 years’ experience within the field of human resources and recruitment, coupled with a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Human Resource Management) from Curtin University.

Recently completed mandates

Financial Advisor

Private Banker

Wealth Advisor

Regional Director

Bank Financial Advisor

Independent Advisor