PARSIPPANY, N.J., Nov. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartTrust ® UITs has added two external wholesalers to its ever-growing UIT business. Each will serve as a Regional Vice President overseeing territories in the Northeast and Southeast regions of the country.
Rich Jaeger joins SmartTrust ® as a Regional Vice President covering New York City and the boroughs, central and northern Connecticut, and the New England states. Mr. Jaeger has over 30 years of financial services industry experience. He started his UIT career at Nathan and Lewis and moved to Gruntal & Co. in the early 90's. He has spent the past nine years at First Trust primarily marketing UITs in the New York Metro area. "The sole focus of our SmartTrust ® team is Unit Investments Trusts and therefore we consider Rich a valuable addition due to his depth of knowledge in UITs," said Bill Walsh, President of Hennion & Walsh. Chris Jameson joins SmartTrust ® as a Regional Vice President covering certain states within the Southeast territory. Mr. Jameson graduated from the University of Kansas and started his career at Ivy Funds. During his 6 year tenure with the firm, he worked his way up to the external wholesaling position covering the Southeast territory.