Two veteran Morgan Stanley advisors left the wirehouse to join regional broker-dealer Wunderlich.
Advisors Michael Crossley and Roger Blackmar joined Wunderlich's Dallas office last month.
Crossley has more than four decades of industry experience, according to FINRA records. He started his career in 1970 with White Weld & Co. He later worked for firms such as Merrill Lynch and Deutsche Bank.
Blackmar also started his career in 1970, becoming an advisor at Crowell Wheedon. He later worked at firms such as Drexel Burnham and Deutsche Bank.
They moved from Deutsche to Legg Mason in 2002, staying through a Citigroup acquisition of the private client group and later a merger with Morgan Stanley.
A Wunderlich spokeswoman could not be reached for comment about the size of the team's AUM or production.
Also moving to Wunderlich is sales assistant Dianne Brady.
The Memphis, Tenn.-based firm currently has about 245 advisors. Earlier this year Wunderlich completed the acquisition of Dominick & Dominick, a New York broker-dealer that also had offices in Miami and Atlanta.
Gary Wunderlich, CEO of Wunderlich Securities, said in a statement that the acquisition added 43 advisors and more than $2 billion in client assets.
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