DALLAS, June 24, 2010
Previously Kovics served as a regional manager with Prudential Investments. He started his career as a financial advisor at Morgan Stanley before moving to Citi Smith Barney. At Smith Barney he spent 11 years in a variety of roles, including Assistant Branch Manager of the Private Client/Institutional Headquarters office in New York and Complex Manager of the Global Wealth Management offices in Hawaii.
“Jarrett is a tremendous addition to our Private Wealth Management branch management team and to Baird,” said Matt Curley, Managing Director, Regional Director for Baird. “With his stellar industry reputation and appreciation for Baird’s unique culture, Jarrett is well suited to lead our Dallas office. We’re very pleased he has chosen to continue his career at Baird.”
Baird’s Private Wealth Management business continues to grow around the country:
- Baird added more than 100 Financial Advisors to its Private Wealth Management group in 2009, the vast majority of whom are industry veterans.
- The firm has added 35 Financial Advisors and Branch Managers since the beginning of 2010.
- Since the beginning of 2009, Baird has opened or announced plans to open wealth management offices in several new markets. New office locations include Winston-Salem, Denver, Sacramento, Calif., Lynchburg, Va., and Baltimore and Easton, Md., among others. In addition to Charlotte, the firm also has announced plans to open offices in Raleigh, N.C., Portland, Ore., and St. Paul, Minn.
Using a consultative approach, Baird’s more than 650 Financial Advisors deliver comprehensive wealth management solutions to clients nationwide. They have the resources to oversee the complete financial picture for high-net-worth families and individuals with complex financial needs. Baird Financial Advisors managed and oversaw more than $58 billion in client assets as of March 31, 2010.
Baird is an employee-owned, international wealth management, capital markets, private equity and asset management firm with offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. Established in 1919, Baird has more than 2,400 associates serving the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and municipal clients. Baird oversees and manages client assets of more than $78 billion. Committed to being a great place to work, Baird ranked number 11 on FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” in 2010 – its seventh consecutive year on the list. Baird’s principal operating subsidiaries are Robert W. Baird & Co. in the United States and Robert W. Baird Group Ltd. in Europe. Baird also has an operating subsidiary in Asia supporting Baird’s private equity operations. For more information, please visit Baird’s Web site at www.rwbaird.com.
For additional information contact:Anne Crago
Baird Public Relations