Our Firm

Stifel Headquarter Building at night located in St. Louis, Missouri.


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”).

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  • More than 400 offices across the nation

  • More than $270 billion in client assets under management as of December 31, 2018

  • Seventh largest full-service investment firm in the country in terms of number of financial advisors, with approximately 2,100

  • $3 billion of revenue in 2018 and $24.5 billion in total assets

  • Approximately 7,500 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 13 consecutive years (includes Keefe, Bruyette & Woods (KBW), a wholly owned subsidiary of Stifel Financial Corp., and other firms acquired by Stifel).  Stifel and KBW combined to win 14 awards and ranked No. 6 in 2019.  For more information about the Thomson Reuters Analyst Awards from Refinitiv, see www.stifel.com/research.