The origins of Wellington Shields & Co. LLC date back to 1925. We are a full service financial firm providing comprehensive financial advice and superior service to the individual and institutional investor.
Wellington Shields & Co. LLC, headquartered in New York, serves clients through a network of professionals in offices throughout the East Coast of the US. We are members of the New York Stock Exchange, National Association of Securities Dealers, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, and the Securities Investor Protection Corporation.
- 1925 – H.G. Wellington & Co. joined the NYSE and served high net worth individuals as a broker and money manager. Through the years it merged with similar companies such as Stillman Maynard and McMullan & Hard.
- 1982 - Shields & Company is started by two brothers JV "Jerry" Shields Jr. and David Shields. Jerry had corporate and individual accounts and David had a strong institutional following on the Floor of the NYSE where he had just been made a Governor. They quickly added the investment advisory and consulting businesses and grew the firm.
- 2009 – Shields & Company and H.G. Wellington & Co. realizing the strength and synergy of combining the two firms merged into Wellington Shields & Co. LLC and continues a tradition of qualitative service that was the hallmark of both firms.