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AAM Adds Financial Industry Veterans Robert Sowinski and Nicholas Scarpello and Opens New Office in Chicago to Accommodate Firm’s Growthnt

• New Leadership for Structured Products Group
• Expansion of Agency Trading Team
• Chicago Office Opens

MONUMENT, COLO. – September 23, 2015 – Advisors Asset Management (AAM) announced today that it hired Robert Sowinski and Nicholas Scarpello as the company adds leadership to its structured products group and expands the capital markets team.

Robert Sowinski joins AAM as Managing Director of Structured Products and has an extensive background in multi-asset origination, packaging, pricing, tactical sales and client development, and brings to his role expert global insight and a keen understanding of the structured product universe.

“Robert’s leadership experience in all phases of structured products brings an uncommon level of experience to the group,” said John Radtke, Executive Vice President of Capital Markets and Capital Market Sales at AAM. “With his exemplary record of business building and relationship management, we look forward to years of strong financial stewardship and significant growth opportunities.”

Mr. Sowinski is based in Manhattan and reports directly to Mr. Radtke. Prior to joining AAM, Mr. Sowinski served as Managing Director at Jefferies LLC, where he headed third party structured products distribution in North America. Earlier in his career he served as a Director at Citigroup ICG, holding various structured products leadership positions within the Citi First Cross Asset and Fixed Income Structured Products groups.

“AAM is among the most trusted resources within the structured products community and I am absolutely thrilled to align with such a strong platform,” said Mr. Sowinski. “We will continue to focus on providing the best investment products for advisors and seek out new, innovative ways to grow.”

Mr. Scarpello joins AAM in the Boca Raton, FL office as Vice President of Agency Trading as the firm expands its capital markets group. He is a seasoned financial professional with extensive experience marketing and selling agency products. Prior to joining AAM, Mr. Scarpello was a Vice President of Institutional Sales at Amherst Pierpont Securities.

Additionally, the company has opened a new office in Chicago to help accommodate its growing operations.

Located at 22 West Washington Street, Suite 1500 in Chicago, IL, the new office is located in downtown Chicago across from the world-famous Picasso sculpture in Daley Plaza.

About Advisors Asset Management

For more than 35 years, AAM has been a trusted resource for financial advisors and broker/dealers. It offers access to UITs, open- and closed-end mutual funds, separately managed accounts (SMAs), structured products and the fixed income markets, as well as portfolio analytics. For more information, visit

AAM is a broker-dealer, member FINRA/SIPC and SEC-registered investment advisor. 18925 Base Camp Road, Monument, CO.

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Steven Bodakowski
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