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New Orleans Named “Complex of the Year” by Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

Feb 21, 2014

New York —


New Orleans, led by Complex Manager Andy Black, has been named “Complex of the Year” by Morgan Stanley Wealth Management.

This prestigious award, announced at a recent national meeting in Phoenix, is given annually to the office complex with the strongest performance in key criteria such as growth of client assets, retention and recruitment of financial advisors, and increases in revenues, profitability and productivity.

“We are extremely proud of the performance achieved by all of the dedicated professionals in the New Orleans Complex.  They work diligently every day to serve the wealth management needs of clients throughout Louisiana, and their dedication inspires all of us at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management,” said Bill McMahon, Midwest/Southern Division Director.

“I am proud of our team and what we have accomplished.  Working together, we are committed to making Morgan Stanley the firm of choice for both clients and financial advisors seeking the highest standard of wealth management,” said Andy Black, Complex Manager.

The New Orleans Complex has 141 financial advisors serving clients with over $16 billion in assets maintained at Morgan Stanley.

The complex consists of eight offices at the following locations:

  • New Orleans:


    Branch/Complex Manager: Andy Black

    1100 Poydras St., Ste. 1900

    New Orleans, LA  70163

    (504) 585-3900


  • Mandeville:


    Branch Manager: James Walther

    1261 West Causeway Approach

    Mandeville, LA  70471

    (985) 624-6900


  • Houma:


    Branch Manager: Tim Emerson

    1340 West Tunnel Blvd.

    Houma, LA  70360

    (985) 868-5250


  • Lafayette:


    Branch Manager: Randy Landry

    400 E. Kaliste Saloom Rd., Ste. 1700

    Lafayette, LA  70508

    (337) 232-7160


  • Lake Charles:


    Branch Manager: Powell Smith

    3101 Lake St., 2nd Fl.

    Lake Charles, LA  70606

    (337) 495-0191


    700 Pujo St.

    Lake Charles, LA  70601

    (337) 439-9461


  • Baton Rouge:


    Branch Manager: Aaron Stanford

    8550 United Plaza Blvd.

    Baton Rouge, LA  70809

    (225) 237-3100


    450 Laurel St., 18th Fl.

    Baton Rouge, LA  70801

    (225) 387-5684


    *Effective March 1, 2014, Baton Rouge Offices will be consolidating into one new location:

    400 Convention St., Ste. 400

    Baton Rouge, LA  70808

    (225) 237-3100

    (225) 387-5684

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Contact: Complex Manager, Andy Black, 504.585.3953

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