In a much-anticipated address to the troops, Robert McCann, chief executive of UBS Wealth Management Americas, said that the company's advisor force of 7,000 brokers is just right.

While the other wirehouses have anywhere from 14,000 to 18,000 brokers, and regionals have as few as a couple hundred, UBS [UBS] will stake out a mid-field position with a strategy focused on agility.

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