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Stephens Adds 3 Leaders to Financial Institutions Group | Arkansas Business News

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Stephens Inc. of Little Rock has added three executives to its group of financial institutions, hires that bring 60 years of collective experience to the company.

Peter McCorry, Russell Gunther and Jake Morton joined the company as managing directors. They will be based in Stephens’ New York office.

McCorry and Gunther joined Stephens from the DA Davidson companies in Montana. Morton joined Wells Fargo. All three held similar positions in these companies.

“Pete, Russell or Jake would be incredible recruits individually, but bringing all three together is a tremendous win for Stephens,” Nik Fisken, executive vice president and head of institutional equities and research at Stephens, said in a statement. hurry. “Since the founding of Stephens more than 80 years ago, this company has been a committed partner to financial institutions of almost all sizes and geographies. Pete, Russell and Jake are fantastic executives with deep institutional knowledge of this industry and can build new relationships helping us innovate and grow our revenue. »

McCorry held previous positions with FIG Partners LLC of Atlanta, Compass Point Research & Trading LLC of Washington, DC and Citigroup. He graduated from the State University of New York at Oneonta.

Gunther held previous positions at Macquarie Capital, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods and PwC. He graduated from Colgate University.

Morton held previous positions at Mendon Capital, Piper Jaffray, Stern Agee, Moors & Cabot and the NYSE. He graduated from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh.