TIAA, a financial services company headquartered in New York City, has appointed Tara Latini to the position of executive vice president and head of wealth distribution for the firm’s wealth management business, the company said.

Latini most recently served as HSBC head of wealth and personal banking, U.S., a position she has held the past two years. She joined the company in 2004 as vice president—senior customer marketing manager, and rose through the ranks to hold a number of leadership positions in the U.S., and overseas. She has served as the bank’s country head of wealth and personal banking in Malaysia and as global transformation program director in London. Latini has also served as a regional chief operating officer. 

According to her social media profile, prior to working at HSBC, Latini spent over a decade at Chase, where she got her start in the financial services industry in 1993 as a management trainee, eventually becoming vice president–small business banking customer segment manager in 2002. 

TIAA has also appointed two other senior leaders to the firm’s wealth nanagement business. Rich Immesberger joins TIAA as senior managing director, president and chief executive officer of TIAA Trust. He most recently served as managing director of First Republic Private Wealth Management. 

Immesberger has previously been president of UBS Trust Company, N.A., and president of Pacific Premier Trust, a division of Pacific Premier Bank. Immesberger received a bachelor's degree in finance and investments from Baruch College.

The firm also named Niladri “Neel” Mukherjee to the position of chief investment officer for Wealth Management. Mukherjee previously served as senior investment strategist and managing director of portfolio strategy in the Merrill Lynch Chief Investment Office (CIO) for over five years. 

Mukherjee received a bachelor's degree from St. Stephen’s College in Delhi, India, and an M.B.A. degree from New York University’s Stern School of Business.

The Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America reported $1.2 trillion in client assets underr management at the end of September.