We combine the latest technology with our insight and experience to grow and preserve wealth.
Since 1925, we have been a trusted wealth manager helping our clients achieve their goals.
The personalized service of an independent firm and resources of a large firm enable us to forge enduring relationships with generations of clients.
It starts with a conversation. We listen, then develop a solution tailored specifically to you, your business and your family. We consider your short-term objectives and your long-term view of the legacy you wish to leave.
Since our founding and through every market cycle, our disciplined, long-term approach has been critical to ensuring we meet our clients’ goals.
Wellington Shields has a long, rich history in wealth management — evolving and growing by bringing meaningful solutions to generations of individuals, their families and institutions.
H.G. Wellington & Co. joins NYSE
David Shields elected member of the New York Stock Exchange
McMullen & Hard merges into H.G. Wellington & Co.
Shields & Company first broker dealer approved for direct telephone access to NYSE floor
Shields & Company launches mutual funds
The Brogan Group Equity Research joins H.G. Wellington & Co.
Herbst Wealth Management founded as unit within Shields & Company
H.G. Wellington & Co. merges with Shields & Company, forming Wellington Shields & Co.
Equity Risk Management Division formed
WS Futures formed
Our clients know from experience that they can trust our ideas, insights and analysis.
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Stock markets are volatile and can decline significantly in response to adverse issuer, political, regulatory, market, or economic developments. In general the bond market is volatile, and fixed income securities carry interest rate risk. (As interest rates rise, bond prices usually fall, and vice versa. This effect is usually more pronounced for longer-term securities.) Fixed income securities also carry inflation risk, liquidity risk, call risk and credit and default risks for both issuers and counterparties. Options carry a high level of risk and are not suitable for all investors. With long options, investors may lose 100% of funds invested. Covered calls provide downside protection only to the extent of the premium received and limit upside potential to the strike price plus premium received. Please read the options disclosure document titled Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options before considering any option transaction. Suitability for clients to specific services or products may depend upon the individual’s investment objectives, risk tolerance, time horizon and liquidity needs. Certain services may not be suitable for all investors. When considering a certain service or product, investors are encouraged to inquire about all respective fees, expenses, limitations or restrictions.