Wells Fargo has ushered in 26 financial advisors with $3.7 billion in assets so far this year.

Of those hires, 17 advisors have joined Wells Fargo Advisors in the firm’s standalone branches from rival firms including Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley and Davenport & Co. The remaining nine additions join the firm’s independent brokerage business Financial Network, also known as FiNet, from Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley and Raymond James.

Advisors joining the Private Client Group, in order of assets under management, include:

Financial advisors Geoffrey Silver, Sybil Fields and Adena Smith—the Fields, Silver, Smith Group—join Wells Fargo in Beverly Hills, Calif., from Morgan Stanley. The team, which also includes registered client associate Karen Piper, previously had $950 million in client assets under management and $2.1 million in fees and commissions. They report to branch manager Prateek Amar.

Advisors Paul Martin, Alfred Pasaoa and Michael Rowland—who operate under the name the Martin Group—join Wells Fargo in Pleasanton, Calif., after overseeing $267 million in assets at Merrill Lynch. They report to branch manager Michael McGrath.

Advisors John DeLuca and John Fabris—the Alliance Group—moved to Wells Fargo in Garden City, N.Y., from Morgan Stanley. They previously had $245 million in client assets under management and $1.8 million in fees and commissions. They report to branch manager Bart Sweeney.

Advisors Tom Wozniak and Doug Freeman now practice in Missoula, Mont., after moving from Merrill Lynch. Their team, the WS Group, also includes financial consultant Christopher Siegler and registered client associate Alice Marquardt. Together, they previously had $211 million in client assets under management and $1.6 million in production. They report to branch manager Timothy Skiftun.

Advisors Eric Whipple and Stephen Cooper join in Troy, Mich., from Morgan Stanley. The team, which operates under the name Cooper Group, most recently had $195 million in client assets under management and $1.8 million in production. They report to market manager Heather Hunt-Ruddy.

Also joining Wells Fargo in Troy, Mich., is Richard Powell, who most recently oversaw $176 million in client assets at Morgan Stanley. Powell will now serve as a branch manager and reports to market manager Heather Hunt-Ruddy.

Advisor Melody Foti joins Wells Fargo in Northampton, Mass. She comes from Morgan Stanley, where she had $124 million in client assets under management and $841,000 in production. She reports to branch manager John Sullivan.

Financial advisors Lisa Turner and Michael Morrow join in Salem, Ore., from Morgan Stanley. The team, which operates under the name the Sunstone Group, most recently oversaw $108 million in client assets and had $1 million in fees and commissions. Also moving with their team is senior registered client associate Martha Cracolice. They report to branch manager Ron Boucher.

Advisor Lawrence Schwartz joins Wells Fargo in Albuquerque, N.M., from Morgan Stanley, where he had $106 million in client assets under management. He reports to branch manager Charlie Ovis.

Lisa Kern, who most recently served as an advisor at Davenport & Co., joins Wells Fargo in Richmond, Va. She most recently oversaw $105 million in client assets and had $807,000 in production. Kern reports to market manager Rob Withers.

Advisors joining Wells Fargo’s independent brokerage arm, in order of assets under management, include:

Financial advisors Sid Martin, Steve Clarke and Wes Kaufman—Heartwood Wealth Advisors—join from Merrill Lynch in Richmond, Va. Together, they previously had $689 million in client assets under management and $3.2 million in production. Also moving with their team are financial consultant Anita Bost and client associates Christine Centeno, Tricia Mustico and Pat Yancey.

Father and son advisors Evan Meltzer and Philip Meltzer and advisor Edward Hill—Meltzer & Hill Wealth Advisory—join from Morgan Stanley in Kingston, N.Y. They most recently had $400 million in client assets under management and $2.1 million in production. Their team also includes client associates Valerie Ellsworth and Cynthia Troeger and administrative manager Lizette Pagan.

John N. Boyle and Cynthia M. Boyle, who are husband and wife, and D. Jordan Josey have moved to Wells Fargo from Raymond James in Landrum, S.C. John Boyle serves as branch office manager. They previously had $125 million in client assets under management and $2.1 million in fees and commissions. Their team also includes assistant Margy Thompson.