Press Release

Sep 5, 2017

Janney Adds Veteran Team to Melville, NY Branch Office

PHILADELPHIA, PA – September 5, 2017– Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (“Janney”), a leading full-service wealth management, financial services, and investment banking firm headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, today announced that John T. Hardiman and William E. Lepping have joined Janney’s Melville, NY branch office. Hardiman and Lepping were previously affiliated with Merrill Lynch.

“John and Bill are committed to providing the best advice and investment solutions to their clients,” said Anthony DiDonato, Branch Office Manager at Janney. “Like many advisors who have joined Janney, they were drawn to our financial strength, client-centric support, advanced technology, and our ability to deliver all the resources needed to serve their clients.”

Hardiman and Lepping each have over twenty years of financial services experience. Hardiman graduated from St. John’s University in New York, receiving both a BS and MBA in portfolio finance, and serves as a board member for a non-profit special needs school as well as being a volunteer fireman and EMT. Lepping graduated from State University of New York at Oneonta and is an active member of the US Power Squadron.

Janney’s Melville, NY branch office is located at 324 S. Service Road, Suite 100, Melville, NY 11747.

About Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
Janney provides advice to individual, corporate, and institutional clients. Our expertise includes guidance about asset management, corporate and public finance, equity and fixed income investing, equity research, institutional equity and fixed income sales and trading, investment strategy, financial planning, mergers and acquisitions, public and private capital raising, portfolio management, retirement and income planning, and wealth management. Janney is an independently-operated subsidiary of The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company and is a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), and Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC). Additional company information is available at

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