UBS Wealth Management Americas has hired Bank of America Merrill Lynch financial advisor Barry Mitchell in its New York office.

Mitchell previously had $290 million in client assets under management and $1.9 million in annual fees and commissions.

Mitchell has been registered with UBS since Nov. 17, according to his public registration records at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, and had been employed at Merrill Lynch since September 2003.

Mitchell serves as senior vice president of investments at UBS, reporting to branch manager Dan Shepler. He is based out of UBS’s office at 299 Park Avenue.

Lorie Konish writes for On Wall Street.