Our Firm

Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated is a full-service wealth management and investment banking firm founded in 1890.  Our philosophy on investing is grounded on a more than 125-year-old tradition of trust, understanding, and solid, studied advice.  The company is a registered investment advisor with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Our parent company, Stifel Financial Corp., went public in 1983 and has traded on the NYSE since 1987 (symbol: “SF”).

  • Offices in 45 States and the District of Columbia
  • Seventh largest full-service investment firm in the country in terms of number of financial advisors, with more than 2,300
  • More than 7,500 associates
  • More than $230 billion in client assets under management
  • $2.6 billion of revenue in 2016 and $19 billion in total assets
  • Headquartered in St. Louis

Our equity research has ranked in the top 10 of the Thomson Reuters StarMine Analyst Awards for 10 consecutive years (includes Keefe, Bruyette & Woods (KBW), a wholly owned subsidiary of Stifel Financial Corp., and other firms acquired by Stifel).  Stifel & KBW combined for No. 1 ranking in 2016.

Figures include Keefe, Bruyette & Woods (KBW) a wholly owned subsidiary of Stifel Financial Corp. and other firms acquires by Stifel.  Stifel/KBW tied for first among 167 qualifying U.S. firms.  For more information about the Thomson Reuters StarMine Analyst Awards, see www.stifel.com/research


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