JEF - Jefferies Financial Group Inc.

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Jefferies Financial Group Inc.

520 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10022
United States
212 284 2300

Sector(s)Financial Services
IndustryCapital Markets
Full-time employees5,401

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Joseph Saul SteinbergCo-Founder & Chairman1.31M42.08k1945
Mr. Richard Brian HandlerCEO & Director11.46MN/A1961
Mr. Brian Paul Friedman CPA, J.D.Pres & Director11.42M21.87k1956
Mr. Matthew Scott LarsonExec. VP, CFO & Principal Financial Officer3.01MN/A1973
Mr. Michael J. Sharp J.D.Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel5.01MN/A1956
Mr. Mark L. CagnoVP, Co-Controller & Principal Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1971
Mr. Rocco Joseph NittoliVP & Chief Compliance OfficerN/AN/A1959
Mr. Jun WuHead of Health-Care Coverage - AsiaN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Peter ColwellGlobal Head of Industrial, Energy & Infrastructure BankingN/AN/AN/A
Ulrich BoeckmannMD and Head of Coverage for Germany, Austria & SwitzerlandN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of 31 December 2022, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Jefferies Financial Group Inc. engages in the investment banking and capital markets, and asset management businesses in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. The company operates in two segments, Investment Banking and Capital Markets, and Asset Management. It provides investment banking, advisory services with respect to mergers or acquisitions, restructurings or recapitalizations and private capital advisory transactions; equity and debt underwriting; and corporate lending. In addition, the company offers financing, securities lending, and other prime brokerage services; equities research and finance; and wealth management services. Further, it provides clients with sales and trading of investment grade corporate bonds, U.S. and European government and agency securities, municipal bonds, mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities, leveraged loans, consumer loans, high yield and distressed securities, emerging markets debt, interest rate, and credit derivative products, as well as foreign exchange trade execution and securitization; and manages, invests in, and provides services to a diverse group of alternative asset management platforms across a spectrum of investment strategies and asset classes. The company was formerly known as Leucadia National Corporation and changed its name to Jefferies Financial Group Inc. in May 2018. Jefferies Financial Group Inc. was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Corporate governance

Jefferies Financial Group Inc.’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 June 2023 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 5; Board: 2; Shareholder rights: 1; Compensation: 9.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.