Who We Are

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.


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

Justin Alarcon

Vice President

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Financial Institutions Group
Justin Alarcon

Mr. Alarcon joined Stephens in 2019 as a member of the firm’s Financial Institutions Group, with a focus on advising commercial banks and depository institutions throughout the Northeast United States. Prior to joining Stephens, Mr. Alarcon was a Manager in EY’s Strategic M&A Finance Group advising Financial Institutions & Financial Technology clients on a wide range of transaction-related services. Throughout his career, Mr. Alarcon has advised on a number of buy and sell-side M&A transactions, equity and debt capital markets transactions, and has delivered transaction-related professional services including financial and strategic due diligence, complex financial modeling, valuation services, and a broad range of capital and strategic consulting services.

Mr. Alarcon received a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Accounting from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, graduating Cum Laude. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New Jersey.