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 adviser 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”).   






• Nearly 400 offices across the nation

• Approximately $260 billion in client assets        under management

• Seventh largest full-service investment
  firm in the country in terms of number
  of financial advisors, with more than 2,300

• $2.6 billion of revenue in 2016 and 
   $19.1 billion in total assets

• More than 7,300 associates

• Headquartered in St. Louis
  • Website: www.stifel.com



Our equity research has ranked in the top 10 of the Thomson Reuters Analyst Awards for 11 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 a No. 1 ranking in both 2016 and 2017.

Stifel/KBW tied for first among 167 qualifying U.S. firms in 2016 and ranked first among 161 qualifying U.S. firms in 2017.

For more information about the Thomson Reuters Analyst Awards, see www.stifel.com/research.