Tim Durno is a Bates Group Affiliate Expert and an industry-experienced professional in multiple markets with nearly 30 years in the financial services industry. Mr. Durno began his career in 1986 as an advisor for Paine Webber, Inc. in their flagship Palm Beach Office. He has been in a management role for the last 16 years of his career, as both a Branch Manager in a number of markets and as a Regional Administrative Officer prior to his retirement in 2016. His years of experience give him the ability to successfully navigate through the industry on behalf of branch managers, financial advisors, shareholders and clients. He is well versed and current on the issues facing advisors, firms and clients in today’s market.
Mr. Durno’s particular expertise lies in the areas of recruiting advisors (and the myriad issues involved in the talent acquisition process) and suitability issues for seniors. He has a strong history of supervision, compliance and the audit responsibilities necessary in today’s environment.
Mr. Durno has a diverse background of experiences with UBS Financial Services, Inc., which has given him a unique perspective from all sides of the industry. Throughout his career he has been identified skilled manager adept at problem resolution and turning around struggling branches. He has current, hands-on experience in sales, administrative, operations, home office and recruiting capacities. As a long-time manager, Mr. Durno is extensively experienced in industry employment matters. This is inclusive of sourcing, hiring and termination practices for all levels of employees.
Additionally, Mr. Durno’s experience comes from markets with high senior demographics. Consistently providing the proper guidance relative to suitability issues for seniors has been part of the fabric of daily operations over the course of his management career.
UBS Financial Services, Inc., Naples, FL, Branch Manager, 2015-2016
UBS Financial Services, Inc., Stuart, FL, Branch Manager, 2008-2015
UBS Financial Services, Inc., South Atlantic and Atlantic Regions, Regional Administrative Officer, 2006-2008
UBS Financial Services, Inc., Sarasota, FL, Branch Manager, 2002-2006
UBS Financial Services, Inc./Paine Webber, St. Petersburg, FL, Branch Manager, 1999-2002
Paine Webber, Palm Beach, FL, Financial Advisor/Sales Manager/Assistant Manager, 1986-1999
Santa Fe Community College, AA Degree, 1979
University of Florida, Education, 1979 - 1980
NASD Series 3 commodities license
NASD Series 7 general securities license
NASD Series 8 sales supervision
NASD Series 63 multi-state securities license
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