Wells Fargo Securities Head of Municipal Research to Retire

Natalie Cohen, head of Wells Fargo Securities’ s Municipal Research, will retire after eight years of service.

Farmers & Merchants Taps Eller as President and CEO

Lars B. Eller has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Farmers & Merchants Bank. F&M formed a search committee in May of this year to retain a successor to Paul Siebenmorgen, the current president and CEO, as he approaches retirement.

TCF Middle Market Hires Morsman as Senior Portfolio Manager

TCF Middle Market, a division of TCF National Bank, hired Jeff Morsman as senior portfolio manager.

U.S. Bank Names Rodriguez San Diego Market President

U.S. Bank named Manuel Rodriguez market president for San Diego.

Wynne, Colton Join Wells Fargo Public Finance

Wells Fargo Securities made two additions to its Public Finance team. Tom Wynne will lead a new housing financing initiative in the West, and Michael Colton joined to support the municipal finance business in New York.

Tedesco Named President of Union Bank & Trust

Union Bank & Trust named Maria P. Tedesco president. She will lead the commercial banking, business banking, consumer banking and wealth management teams.

B. Riley FBR Names Farrell Chief Administrative Officer

B. Riley FBR appointed Dawn Farrell chief administrative officer of the firm’s Investment Banking unit. Farrell will be responsible for driving operational efficiency through assisting in the day-to-day management of the division and coordinating efforts within the organization.

Arthur Joins Essex Capital as Managing Director

Doug Arthur joined Essex Capital Group as managing director, bringing to the firm over 30 years of financial services experience.

Bank of Southern California Appoints Torrico Managing Director

Ann Torrico joined Bank of Southern California as managing director in Los Angles.

Oak Street Promotes Petras to Executive Director of Sales

Oak Street Funding promoted Kersten Petras to executive director of Sales.