SmartTrust UITs Adds 2 External Wholesalers On West Coast

          SmartTrust UITs Adds 2 External Wholesalers On West Coast

PR Newswire

PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 18, 2014

PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Hennion & Walsh, a provider of
investment services and an advocate for individual investors, announced today
that it has hired two experienced external wholesalers on the West Coast for
its proprietary SmartTrust^® Unit Investment Trust (UIT) business, extending
its coverage across the entire country.

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The two hires, Scott Ferrette, formerly Regional Vice President of SC
Distributors, and Michael Sullivan, formerly of North Peak Asset Management,
will serve as regional vice presidents and report to national sales director
Dave D'Arcangelo.

"Both Mr. Ferrette and Mr. Sullivan bring to Hennion & Walsh not only years of
wholesaling experience, but also the deep roots and extensive contacts they
have cultivated in California," said Kevin Mahn, President and Chief
Investment Officer of Hennion & Walsh Asset Management. "It was critical for
us to find professionals with that longstanding regional connection for our
continually expanding platform of SmartTrust UITs."

Mr. Ferrette worked with SC Distributors since January 2011, most recently
serving in the role of Regional Vice President covering the Northeast Region
of the U.S.Prior to SC Distributors, he was a Senior Internal Wholesaler with
Metropolitan Life Insurance Distribution Company.

Mr. Sullivan has been in the industry for 14 years, most recently serving as
an external wholesaler covering the Western Region for North Peak Asset
Management. Prior to North Peak, he was an external wholesaler for Atel
Capital Group and Realty Income Corporation.

"With these new hires, we have expanded our number of employee wholesalers
while still providing wholesaler coverage across the entire U.S., all to
further our goal of helping advisors recommend appropriate investment
strategies to their clients more efficiently," said Bill Walsh, President of
Hennion & Walsh.

SmartTrust^® is a family of UITs offering diversified income and total return
opportunities through innovative investment strategies. SmartTrust^® UIT
assets grew by 148 percent between 2010 and 2013, while the number of Trusts
outstanding grew by more than 329 percent over the same period.

For more information about SmartTrust^® UIT products, please contact the
firm's Internal Support Desk at 888-505-2872, or visit

About Hennion & Walsh
Hennion & Walsh, a full service brokerage firm specializing in municipal
bonds, was founded in 1990 byRichard Hennionand Bill Walsh. Their mission is
to be the individual investor's fiercest and most passionate advocate.
Investment guides, webinars, seminars and online content are just some of the
ways they help investors become better informed and make better investment
decisions. The firm has built its reputation on developing strong, mutually
beneficial relationships designed to last a lifetime, serving over 15,000
clients with brokerage accounts and managed portfolios. They are committed to
providing individual investors with the institutional-quality service and
guidance they believe they are entitled to. Additional information on Hennion
& Walsh is available

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