Wells Fargo Advisors hired advisor Zoran Vaz in Melville, N.Y. from David Lerner Associates. Vaz joined the firm on Nov. 4, and had $844,000 in annual fees and commissions and $111 million in client assets under management.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch hired Morgan Stanley Smith Barney advisors Raymond Stacy and Christopher Pieper in Fort Mitchell, Ky. on Nov. 4. Together, they previously had $1.61 million in annual production as well as $166.8 million in client assets under management.

UBS Wealth Management Americas hired a threemember Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management team in Chicago. The team is led by Ajay Desai, and also includes John Staab and Frank Pellicori. Together, they had $8.3 million in annual fees and commissions and $1.7 billion in client assets under management.

Morgan Stanley Smith Barney hired three advisors from UBS Financial Services. In Short Hills, N.J., Brad Nettune joined MSSB on Oct. 28. Nettune previously had $3.27 million in production and more than $500 million in client assets under management. In Atlanta, Mark D. Rosenberg and Fred Weingart joined MSSB on Nov. 2. They previously had $4.99 million in annual fees and commissions and oversaw $452 million in client assets.