Our Firm

As a Stifel financial advisor, Ed Hecker has the support of and access to the deep resources of one of the nation's leading financial services firms. His affiliation with Stifel enables him to maintain the independent thinking and entrepreneurial spirit essential for him to help his clients pursue their financial goals.

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

Our equity research has ranked in the top 10 of the StarMine Analyst Awards from Refinitiv 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 out of 151 qualifying firms in 2019. For more information about the StarMine Analyst Awards from Refinitiv, 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 offices across the nation •  $270 billion in client assest
   under management
•  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 billion
    in total assets
•  Approximately 7,500 associates •  Headquartered in St. Louis

Stifel Office Map Ed Hecker Director/Investments Branch Manager Melbourne Florida USA