Pyles and Wiseman Investment Services Joins Stifel Independent Advisors

ST. LOUIS, September 6, 2022 – Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) today announced that Pyles and Wiseman Investment Services has joined the firm’s independent contractor broker-dealer subsidiary, Stifel Independent Advisors, LLC. 

Based in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, the team consists of financial advisors Jerry Pyles and Michael Wiseman.  Previously associated with Edward Jones, the two advisors have 37 years of combined investment industry experience and are responsible for $124 million in client assets. 

“After doing our research and due diligence, it was clear that Stifel Independent Advisors was exactly what we were looking for.  They give us the independence we were looking for, but also provide amazing support,” said Mr. Wiseman.

“Mike and Jerry are a fantastic additions to Stifel Independent Advisors – they’ve built incredibly successful practices over their careers with a loyal client base,” said Rob Welch, Director, Regional Recruiting.  “We are excited for them to plant a flag for us in southeastern Missouri as we continue to expand by adding high-quality tenured advisors nationally.”

Pyles and Wiseman Investment Services is the sixth team to join Stifel Independent Advisors since the start of the year.


Stifel Company Information

Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) is a financial services holding company headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, that conducts its banking, securities, and financial services business through several wholly owned subsidiaries. Stifel’s broker-dealer clients are served in the United States through Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated, including its Eaton Partners business division; Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc.; Miller Buckfire & Co., LLC; and Stifel Independent Advisors, LLC; and in the United Kingdom and Europe through Stifel Nicolaus Europe Limited.  The Company’s broker-dealer affiliates provide securities brokerage, investment banking, trading, investment advisory, and related financial services to individual investors, professional money managers, businesses, and municipalities.  Stifel Bank and Stifel Bank & Trust offer a full range of consumer and commercial lending solutions.  Stifel Trust Company, N.A. and Stifel Trust Company Delaware, N.A. offer trust and related services.  To learn more about Stifel, please visit the Company’s website at


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