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Business Broker/Investment Banking/Broker-Dealer Firms
Ranked by Number of 2016 Local Employees
Rank
Prev. rank
Name
Address
Phone
Fax
Local Employees 2016
Specialties
Biggest Deal
in 2015
Top Local ExecutiveYear Founded
1
Davenport & Company LLC
One James Center
901 E. Cary St., Ste. 1100
Richmond, VA 23219
investdavenport.com
(804) 780-2000
246
A full service investment firm offering a complete range of investment services including comprehensive stock and bond brokerage, investment management, research, financial planning and insurance.
N/P
I. Lee Chapman, IV
President & CEO
Michael S. Beall
EVP & CIO
Robert F.  Mizell
Executive V.P. & CFO
William R. B. Hershey
SVP & CFO
Coleman Wortham, III
Chairman
1863
2
2
Harris Williams & Co.
1001 Haxall Pt., 9th Fl.
Richmond, VA 23219
harriswilliams.com
(804) 648-0072
(804) 648-0073
175
Harris Williams & Co. provides sell-side and acquisition advisory, restructuring advisory, board advisory, private placements and capital markets advisory services. The firm conducts transactions across nearly every industry.
N/P
H. Hiter Harris , III
Co-Founder & Managing Director
Edward W. Valentine
Managing Director
Tiff Armstrong
Managing Director
1991
3
1
BB&T Capital Markets
901 E. Byrd St.
Richmond, VA 23219
bbtcapitalmarkets.com
(804) 644-7698
114
BB&T Capital Markets offers a full range of investment banking services—equity originations; public and private placements of debt; asset securitizations; mergers and acquisitions advisory (M&A)—along with direct lending capabilities, and access to specialty services such as insurance, supply chain finance, equipment finance, executive wealth management and treasury management.
N/P
John B. Jung, Jr.
Senior Managing Director, Head of BB&T Capital Markets
1893