Advisers on the Move

Wells Fargo duo moves to HighTower

Buffalo, N.Y.-based two-person team manages $175 million

Apr 19, 2017 @ 2:37 pm

By InvestmentNews

A two-person Buffalo, N.Y., team that managed $175 million in assets while affiliated with the Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network (FiNet) has moved to HighTower.

Thomas Volpini and Derek Bock, whose team was known as National Wealth Management at Wells Fargo, will now operate as HighTower Buffalo.

Before co-founding National Wealth Management in 2003, Mr. Volpini was a vice president and senior financial adviser at Fleet Bank. He started his securities industry career in 1986 at First Investors Corp.

Mr. Bock began his career in 1999 at PaineWebber and worked with Mr. Volpini at Quick & Reilly from 2002 to 2003, when he left to form National Wealth Management.

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