The three-advisor team was attracted to “Ameriprise’s unwavering focus on financial planning"
Minneapolis – February 12, 2020 – Barbaro, DeMartino & Tucker Group, a team of seasoned advisors managing approximately $194 million in assets, has joined the employee channel of Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE: AMP) in Red Bank, N.J. The team was attracted to the firm’s strong reputation, financial planning capabilities and values. Gregory Barbaro, Lou DeMartino and James Tucker lead the team and are joined by client service associate Janet Iglesias.
The team conducted extensive due diligence before deciding to join Ameriprise. The advisors each shared their top reasons for choosing the firm:
Gregory Barbaro: “What tipped the scales for me was Ameriprise’s unwavering focus on financial planning. We provide comprehensive advice to our clients that is monitored on an ongoing basis, and we are proud to be at a firm that supports this type of relationship.”
Lou DeMartino: “Ameriprise stood out to me for its long-standing tenure in the industry, robust investment options and cutting-edge technology. Our clients appreciate Ameriprise’s Total View feature, which allows them to easily see their entire net worth including portfolio allocations, account balances across multiple institutions and real estate holdings in one place online.”
James Tucker: “We wanted to work for a firm that embraces and encourages growth in a way that is consistent with our team’s values, and we found that in Ameriprise.”
The team joined Ameriprise from Merrill Lynch. Barbaro has 16 years of experience serving clients; DeMartino has 8 years; and Tucker has 5 years of experience. Trevor Jones supports the team as their Ameriprise branch manager.
More than 4,000 financial advisors have joined Ameriprise since 2008.1 To find out why experienced financial advisors are joining Ameriprise, visit joinameriprise.com.
1 – Company data as of August 2019.
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