Our Firm

As Stifel financial advisors, the Cohen/Hudesman Wealth Management Group has the support of and access to the deep resources of one of the nation's leading financial services firms. Our affiliation with Stifel enables us to maintain the independent thinking and entrepreneurial spirit essential for us to help our clients pursue their financial goals.

Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated is a full-service wealth management and investment banking firm founded in 1890. The company is a registered investment adviser with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Stifel is home to the industry's largest U.S. equity research platform. In 2016 and 2017, Stifel and its KBW affilate combined to win back-to-back #1 rankings in the Thomson Reuters Analysts Awards, which has ranked Stifel/KBW in its top ten for 12 consecutive years (includes firms acquired by Stifel). For more information about the Thomson Reuters Analyst Awards, see www.stifel.com/research.

Our parent company, Stifel Financial Corp., has been publicly traded on the NYSE since 1983 (symbol – “SF”) and was listed in Fortune magazine's 100 fastest growing companies in 2009 and 2010.

  • More than 400 office across the nation
  • Seventh largest full-service investment firm in the country in terms of number of financial advisors, with more than 2,200
  • More than 7,300 associates


  • More than $273 billion in client assets under management
  • $2.9 billion of revenue in 2016 and $21.3 billion in total assets
  • Headquartered in St. Louis

Stifel's many strengths include:

  • Stifel's parent company, Stifel Financial Corp., is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange
    under the ticker symbol "SF."

  • Stifel Financial Corp. has recorded 22 consecutive years of record net revenue.

  • Stifel has extensive financial advisory and capital-raising experience, having completed more than
    2,000 public offerings, 1,100 M&A transactions, and 500 private placements since 2000.

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Stifel offices are in 45 states and the District of Columbia.