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San Francisco-Based Wealth Manager Hires Investment Consultant

Knud Noelle

25 June 2010

First Republic Private Wealth Management, part of the San Francisco-based First Republic Bank, has hired Brooks Brydges, formerly of Morgan Stanley, as an investment consultant.

Brydges, who will be based in San Diego, has more than 14 years of experience in the wealth management industry.

At Morgan Stanley, Brydges spent 11 years as second vice president and financial advisor, working with high net worth families. Prior to this, he worked for Prudential Securities.

"Brooks Brydges is a very successful wealth management professional who is actively involved in the San Diego community," said Katherine August-deWilde, president of First Republic Bank.

"Brooks shares First Republic's commitment to exceptional service and is part of an expanding team of investment professionals in southern California."