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What We Do

We provide investment banking, research, sales and trading, asset and wealth management, public finance, insurance, private capital, and family office services.

About Us

We are a family-owned financial services firm that values client relationships, long-term stability, and supporting the communities where we live and work.

The Stephens Story

The idea of family defines our culture, because each of us knows that our reputation is on the line as if our own name was on the door.

Leadership

Our reputation as a leading independent financial services firm is built on the stability of our longstanding and highly experienced senior executives.

Impact Initiatives

We are committed to corporate philanthropy; economic and financial literacy advocacy; and diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.

Our Brand Ambassadors

Stephens is proud to sponsor the PGA TOUR, LPGA Tour, and PGA TOUR Champions careers, as well as applaud the philanthropic endeavors, of our Brand Ambassadors.

Making Connections

We host many highly informative meetings each year with clients, industry decision makers, and thought leaders across the U.S. and in Europe.

Our People

Johnny Braniff, Jr.

Executive Vice President, Commercial P&C Advisor

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Johnny Braniff, Jr.

John Braniff joined Stephens in January of 2017 tasked with expanding Stephens Insurance's presence within the Commercial Real Estate and Multi Family industry spaces. His expertise is specific to large, catastrophic property placements requiring diversification within the program structure as well as the underwriting participants.

Braniff is fortunate to have been raised in the insurance industry. He began his career 23 years ago when Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. purchased his family’s firm, Braniff & Braniff, Inc. He was a Top 20 producer within Gallagher’s Risk Management Division and 2007, placed in excess of $16,000,000 of new business in the worldwide marketplace. In 2008, Braniff led the efforts to join the family firm with USI Insurance Services, and worked side by side with Goldman Sachs in taking USI private. In 2012, Braniff was honored as USI’S top producer generating in excess of $1,000,000 for the company.

Braniff’s experience and acumen within the private equity, real estate, hospitality, and energy spaces is a result of 23 years of domestic and international risk management broking. His experience within the London, European, and Bermudian marketplaces brings a significant advantage to Stephens Insurance, LLC.

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