ST. LOUIS - Stifel Financial Corp. announces that three former Raymond <br />
James financial advisors have joined its broker-dealer subsidiary, Stifel, Nicolaus & Company Incorporated, and established a new Private Client Group office in Atlanta. <br />
It is Stifel's ninth office in Georgia. One of the existing offices is on Green Street in Gainesville <br />
Joining Stifel are Richard "Dick" McGalliard, Senior Vice President/Investments and Branch Manager; John McHale, Senior Vice President/Investments; and Ryan Stewart, Senior Vice President/Investments. Also, Senior Vice President/Investments Robert Chanin, a 34-year investment industry veteran currently based in Stifel's office in Macon, will split his time between Atlanta and Macon. Combined, the four advisors are responsible <br />
for more than $490 million in client assets. <br />
In addition to housing Stifel's Atlanta Private Client Group, the new office will consolidate the firm's existing Atlanta-based Equity Research, Institutional Equity Sales, and Public Finance associates, as well as professionals from Stifel's Keefe, Bruyette & Woods subsidiary. A total of 26 associates will be based at the new location.<br />
"We've assembled an outstanding team in Atlanta," said James Zemlyak, President of Stifel. "By combining multiple functions at a single location, Stifel is establishing a solid base for continued growth, and we look forward to becoming the firm of choice for talented, entrepreneurial professionals in the region."<br />
About three dozen businesses from White County and the surrounding area showcased their services and the products they provide during the 2016 White County Chamber of Commerce Business Expo held Thursday.
The Flowery Branch City Council gave first reading approval to a rezoning request for a 7.1-acre tract on East Main Street that could lead to the construction of a 60-unit multi-family senior housing affordable-living complex.