Rick Weiss, whose job as director of bank and thrift stock research at Janney Montgomery Scott LLC in Philadelphia was ended by the firm last year, has joined Janney's smaller rival Boenning & Scattergood, West Conshohocken as Senior Research Analyst covering thrifts and Real Estate Investment Trusts, says Weiss' new boss, Boenning research director Matt Schultheis, in a statement.