Press Release

Jul 24, 2018

Janney Strengthens Capital Markets Team with Sixteen New Hires in Second Quarter of 2018



PHILADELPHIA, PA – July 19, 2018 – Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (“Janney”), a leading full-service wealth management, capital markets, and asset management firm headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, welcomed 16 Capital Markets professionals in the second quarter of 2018. Nine of the new hires came to Janney as a result of the firm’s May acquisition of HighBank Advisors, a Baltimore-based middle market investment bank and financial advisory firm. The acquisition also expanded Janney’s Investment Banking division’s industry group coverage to six by introducing Business Services to the already established verticals of Basic Industries, Financial Institutions, Healthcare, Infrastructure, and Real Estate. “Janney’s Capital Markets Group experienced significant growth in the second quarter by expanding our middle-market advisory capabilities through the acquisition of HighBank and making several important hires on our Fixed Income and Equities teams,” said Joe Culley, Head of the Capital Markets Group. “The depth and breadth of talent from these recent appointments will enable Janney to continue to deliver best-in-class investment advice, investment banking services, and execution services to our clients and marketplace.” The Capital Markets Group new hires include 11 additions to the Investment Banking group, one Fixed Income Sales professional, one Public Finance professional, two Equity Sales Trading professionals, and one Equity Research professional:
  • Stephanie Bolton, Associate, Investment Banking – Business Services, Baltimore, MD 
  • Karl Buettner, Managing Director, Investment Banking – Business Services, Baltimore, MD 
  • Luke Cheever, Associate, Equity Sales Trading, New York, NY 
  • Edmund Deeter, Director, Fixed Income Sales, Philadelphia, PA 
  • Kirwan Elliott, Managing Director, Public Finance, Philadelphia, PA 
  • Houda Ferradji, Analyst, Investment Banking, Philadelphia, PA 
  • Stephen Gaines, Managing Director, Investment Banking – Business Services, Baltimore, MD 
  • Sean Gallagher, Managing Director, Investment Banking – Infrastructure, Philadelphia, PA 
  • Eric Hampton, Associate, Investment Banking – Business Services, Baltimore, MD 
  • Mike Huecker, Director, Investment Banking – Business Services, Baltimore, MD 
  • Rebecca McGinley, Managing Director, Investment Banking – Business Services, Baltimore, MD Raymond Melcher, Managing Director, Investment Banking – Business Services, Baltimore, MD Jason Morgenstern, Director, Equity Sales Trading, New York, NY 
  • Andy Spears, Associate, Investment Banking – Business Services, Baltimore, MD 
  • Julian Werebe, Analyst, Investment Banking – Business Services, Baltimore, MD 
  • Casey Woodring, Associate, Equity Research – Healthcare, New York, NY
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 www.janney.com.

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