Raymond James has hired Peter Alberding and Warren Wright to expand the firm’s Northeast presence.

Alberding has been appointed branch manager of RJA’s first retail office in Boston’s downtown financial district. Previously with UBS, Alberding served as a financial advisor, as well as a branch manager and complex manager. He spent three years working in UBS’ domestic wealth management business based in Switzerland. Alberding was also COO of their western U.S. division based in Chicago, where he was responsible for more than 4,000 advisors.

Warren Wright has been appointed Mid-Atlantic complex manager based in Washington, D.C. Prior to this appointment, Wright held a number of leadership roles with Morgan Stanley, including branch manager and complex business development manager. Wright also spent 10 years with Merrill Lynch where he served as a sales manager.

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