HighTower Advisors opens Henderson office, hires five employees

HighTower Advisors LLC, which recently opened an office in Henderson, on Tuesday announced the hiring of five veteran financial advisers from Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

The firm said its new advisers, Hugh Anderson, Sheila Delutri, Mike PeQueen, Ned Evans and Adam Thurgood, managed a combined $790 million of client assets at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Anderson and Delutri each spent 30 years with Merrill Lynch. PeQueen, Evans and Thurgood joined the firm in 2002, coming from Prudential Securities.

HighTower, based in Chicago, also opened offices this year in San Diego, Los Angeles, Baltimore and Scottsdale, Ariz., according to the firm's website.

Contact reporter Chris Sieroty at csieroty@reviewjournal.com or 702-477-3893.