LANCASTER, Pa., Aug. 2, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Wall Street magazine has announced the results of its 2009 survey of the Top 10 Branch Managers of the Year. Frank Consalo, president of brokerage services for Fulton Financial Advisors, was included in this list. Fulton Financial Advisors, a subsidiary of Fulton Financial Corporation (Nasdaq:FULT), is headquartered in Lancaster, PA. 

The On Wall Street branch manager recognition is based on, among other factors, marketing strategy, ability to recruit, develop, retain and reward talented advisors, and dedication to providing superior client service.

Dave Hanson, president and CEO of Fulton Financial Advisors, stated, "We are very excited that Frank has been named to the On Wall Street Top 10 Branch Managers of the Year list. This recognition is independent confirmation of his hard work and dedication.   The brokerage area has seen significant growth over the past few years, and Frank and his team continually focus on exceeding our clients' expectations at every encounter."

Consalo manages a group of more than 50 advisors at Fulton Financial Advisors, headquartered in Lancaster, PA. His group has $1.55 billion in assets under administration, and annual production of $15 million. 

"I am extremely grateful to have received this recognition," said Consalo. "I owe a lot of credit to my brokerage team and bank partners for their support of our entire brokerage program. I am happy that each client who works with Fulton Financial Advisors can have the opportunity to see firsthand the quality of service we can provide to make each of their experiences with us a positive and memorable one."

About On Wall Street

Since its inception in 1992, On Wall Street has been providing financial advisors at the largest and most prestigious brokerage firms with the best information and analysis in the industry. On Wall Street covers a wide range of topics, including the latest changes in broker compensation, breaking news on the regulatory and legal fronts, new product offerings, the consolidation of companies and the movement of brokers and top executives between firms. On Wall Street tells its readers how to promote their careers and their practice, and gives a voice to industry experts to offer practical guidance for brokers on maximizing returns in client portfolios.

Fulton Financial Advisors operates through Fulton Bank, N.A. and other subsidiaries of Fulton Financial Corporation. Frank Consalo is a Financial Advisor with and offers securities through Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. Member FINRA/SIPC, an independent broker/dealer (not affiliated with Fulton Financial Corporation or Fulton Financial Advisors). Securities are not deposits, not insured by FDIC or any other government agency, not guaranteed by any financial institution, are subject to risk and my lose value.
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