On Wall Street Lists Financial Consultant Frank Larosa Among Top 10 Branch Managers

In March 2011, On Wall Street named Frank Larosa, President of Elite Recruiting & Consulting, as one of its 10 Top Branch Managers on its annual list of the industry’s finest executives. The top-10 list recognizes individuals who step up to meet customer needs during difficult economic periods, retain noteworthy clients, and otherwise demonstrate skilled business and financial acumen. On Wall Street chose Frank Larosa based on the expertise he has accumulated over his many decades of experience in finance. Mr. Larosa joined other award winners in May for an exclusive awards dinner hosted by On Wall Street.

As President of Elite Recruiting & Consulting, Frank Larosa leverages all of the skills and information he has gathered since starting in finance. Mr. Larosa’s duties at the company include spearheading new initiatives that facilitate the company’s primary objective: placement and consultation of financial professionals across the United States.

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Frank LaRosa leverages more than a decade of experience in the financial sector toward his role as President and CEO of ELITE Recruitment & Consulting. In this position, he focuses on getting to know financial advisors and other investment professionals before recommending that they change firms. The competition is fierce for successful financial advisors, who often bring their clients with them when they change firms. Applying his expertise, LaRosa helps clients through the process. Under LaRosa’s leadership, ELITE Recruitment & Consulting specializes in working with financial professionals to help them move from one company to another. At ELITE Recruitment & Consulting, Frank LaRosa draws on his extensive experience in the investment industry. Frank LaRosa possesses the knowledge and experience necessary to help clients make a smooth the transition. He has worked continuously in the financial industry since graduating from New Jersey’s Kean College in 1996 with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing. He has stood out in every position he has held. In his first role as a financial advisor with Prudential Securities, he made a name for himself as the firm’s number-one trainee of the year. By late 1998, he had generated over $320,000 in annual revenue. Under his management, client assets amounted to over $18 million. Subsequently, Frank LaRosa worked as a financial advisor for Smith Barney in Red Bank, New Jersey, where he became Assistant Branch Manager. He then received a promotion to Branch Manager of Smith Barney in Alexandria, Virginia. Following this role, he served as Senior Vice President of Smith Barney in Mount Laurel, New Jersey. After Morgan Stanley acquired a majority stake in Smith Barney in 2009, Frank LaRosa became Senior Vice President of the Southern New Jersey Complex, the second-largest in the region with over 115 financial advisors. His achievements included raising the average revenue per financial advisor to $650,000. He was also the region’s top recruiter. Moreover, the highly respected magazine On Wall Street named LaRosa to its fifth annual list of the Top 10 Managers for 2010. In his free time, Frank LaRosa is an avid amateur boxer. He also enjoys golfing and fishing with his boys, as well playing with his two bulldogs. Residing Moorestown, New Jersey, he is married with two sons.