Morgan Stanley Smith Barney has hired Frank Roccisano from UBS AG to serve as complex manager in Kentucky and West Virginia.
In his new role, Roccisano will supervise 100 financial advisors in six offices. The branches he will oversee include Charleston, Huntington and Parkersburg, all in West Virginia, as well as downtown and East Louisville and Lexington in Kentucky.
Roccisano most recently served as a complex director in Kentucky for UBS. While at UBS, Roccisano also served in a number of positions: as a regional manager for Pennsylvania, a complex manager in Louisville, Ky., a branch manager in Chicago and a sales manager in Chicago and New York. Roccisano, who joined UBS in 1999, began his career as a financial advisor in New York. He also previously worked as a financial advisor at Lehman Brothers and Merrill Lynch.
“We are extremely pleased Frank has joined Morgan Stanley Smith Barney,” Mid America Regional Director Matthew Maloney, who Roccisano reports to, said in a prepared statement. “His appointment demonstrates our ongoing commitment to continue growing our business in the Mid-America region and making Morgan Stanley Smith Barney the employer of choice for experienced and successful financial advisors.”