Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management’s Private Client Services has added a team of three advisors in Texas.

The three client advisors join the bank’s Houston, Texas, office from Merrill Lynch where they formerly managed over $1 billion in assets. The team of advisors will report to John McCauley, a managing director and Houston regional executive for Deutsche Bank Wealth Management for the Americas.

Michael C. Dawson and Stephan M. Farber join as both directors and client advisors. Prior to joining Merrill Lynch, Dawson spent 30 years at Goldman Sachs and five years with UBS, according to FINRA records. Farber also spent 5 years with UBS before joining Merrill Lynch.

The third team member, Stephen R. Cordill joins as a vice president and client advisor. Cordill was previously president of Sanders Morris Harris Asset & Wealth Management and managing director and head of asset management for Oppenheimer & Co.

“Texas is an extremely important region for us, with continued wealth creation as a result of innovation and outstanding ingenuity, particularly in the energy sector,” said Haig Ariyan, the co-head of wealth management for the Americas. “This team is highly regarded and I am delighted to welcome them to the firm.”     

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