The team brings more than 20 years of advising energy companies and energy institutional investors.


PHILADELPHIA – Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, a leading full-service wealth management, financial services, and investment banking firm, has strengthened its infrastructure and energy capabilities with the addition of a team specializing in traditional and renewable energy equity capital markets, sales and research. 

The team, formerly affiliated with Capital One Securities and Coker & Palmer, is led by Brad Williams, Managing Director, Equity Capital Markets, who brings more than 20 years of advising energy companies and energy institutional investors to Janney. In addition, James Snyder and Benjamin Cooley are joining Janney’s Equity Sales Team, while Sean Milligan and Thomas Meric join as Equity Research Analysts with a focus on renewable energy. The new team of five will be based out of New Orleans, Louisiana.

“As capital investment in the renewable energy market continues to expand, the addition of this team underscores our commitment to deepening our sector expertise and investing in the fastest growing segments of the U.S. power sector,” said David Lau, Head of Equities at Janney. “The team possesses deep sector knowledge and a proven track record of execution. We’re thrilled they are joining the firm.” 

“We are really excited to join Janney, a firm that shares our view about the significant growth opportunities within the energy sector. Our industry-leading team, combined with Janney’s strong foundation, capabilities, and support, creates a unique opportunity to build something special. We are eager to help drive this effort,” said Brad Williams.

Janney has shown consistent growth in the Infrastructure & Energy space, adding an Energy Advisory Team to their Investment Banking practice in 2020. In addition, Janney has a thirty-year track record of covering and advising leading companies in the regulated utilities sector. The firm has consistently ranked as one of the top middle-market capital markets firms in the U.S. and over the last three years has completed 283 capital markets and M&A transactions aggregating $46.5 billion in value.

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