Irl Solomon Joins Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management in Miami

Appointment Enhances Coverage of Southern Florida and Latin American Markets

New York —

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) announced today that Irl Solomon has joined its Private Wealth Management office in Miami as an Executive Director and Investment Representative. Reporting to Jon Mallon, Executive Director and Manager of the Private Wealth office in Miami, he will cater to ultra high net worth clients with a focus on Southern Florida and Latin America.

"We are delighted that Irl has decided to join Morgan Stanley," commented Mr. Mallon. "His appointment reinforces our commitment to grow our footprint in Southern Florida and continue our expansion in Latin America."

Mr. Solomon joins Morgan Stanley from Credit Suisse, where he spent 12 years as a Director. He will be joined by Sales Assistant Rosa E. Arce.

Mr. Solomon graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. in logistics from Syracuse University, and earned his M.B.A. from the John M. Olin Graduate School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis. Barron's Magazine recently named Mr. Solomon to their inaugural listing of "Top 1000 Advisers: State-by-State."

Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management provides a range of investment and private banking services to ultra-high net worth individuals, families and related institutions in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments, institutions and individuals from more than 600 offices in 36 countries. For further information about Morgan Stanley, please visit www.morganstanley.com.

Source: Barron's "Top 1000 Advisers, State by State Ranking," February 9, 2009. Barron's is a registered trademark of Dow Jones & Company, L.P. All rights reserved. Factors considered in the ranking include assets under management, revenue produced for the firm, and quality of service. Investment performance is not a criterion.

Investments and services are offered through Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated, member SIPC. ©2009 Morgan Stanley.

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