PHILADELPHIA--()--Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (“Janney”), a leading full-service wealth management, financial services and investment banking firm headquartered in Philadelphia, Pa., is pleased to announce the hiring of George Keith as Senior Vice President/Complex Manager of the firm’s Darien, Conn. Complex, which includes offices in Fairfield, Glastonbury and West Hartford.
“We’re excited to add another high-quality member to our team as we continue to capitalize on opportunities for growth within our existing footprint.”
With over 35 years of financial services experience, Keith will be tasked with leading the Firm’s presence in Connecticut, as Janney continues to establish itself as the regional firm of choice for Financial Advisors, industry professionals and affluent clients. Keith will report to Regional Manager Christopher Wilkinson.
“George is well respected in the region for his industry experience and reputation as a strong leader,” said Wilkinson. “We’re excited to add another high-quality member to our team as we continue to capitalize on opportunities for growth within our existing footprint.”
A graduate of the State University of New York in Albany, Keith began his career as a CPA at Touche Ross (now Deloitte). In 1980, he joined Paine Webber where he served as the resident manager of the Hartford, Conn. office, before assuming the same role in the firm’s largest branch office in the country, located in New York City. In addition, Keith has enjoyed successful senior management careers with AllianceBernstein, ScudderKemper, Dreman Value and Fidelity, before most recently serving as President and COO of a Connecticut based investment firm. At Janney, Keith will oversee four offices in Connecticut, while based in Darien.
About Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
Established in 1832, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, headquartered in Philadelphia, Pa., provides comprehensive financial advice and superior service to individual, corporate and institutional investors. A full-service, financial services firm, Janney is committed to providing our clients advice through a wealth management approach by focusing on the delivery of strategic financial plans that utilize a variety of financial products and services best suited to help meet their financial goals. Janney is equally committed to providing our corporate and institutional clients objective advice for the successful execution of their unique business plans. Janney provides advice and service to clients through a network of professionals in branch offices located along the entire east coast. Janney is an independently operated subsidiary of The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, one of the largest mutual insurance companies in the nation, and is a member of the New York Stock Exchange, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and the Securities Investor Protection Corporation.