HilltopSecurities delivers a broad range of investment banking and related financial services to corporate, individual and institutional investors, broker-dealers, governmental entities and financial intermediaries​.



HilltopSecurities delivers the forthright advice and tailored solutions necessary for municipal issuers, institutions, broker-dealers and individuals to thrive. Created through the merger of FirstSouthwest and Southwest Securities, the firm has a century of combined experience in providing clients with financial advisory, underwriting, securities clearing and retail & institutional brokerage services. As a new firm with a new name and unlimited potential, the merger presented HilltopSecurities with the foundation to build the premier financial advisory and investment banking firm headquartered in the Southwest United States.

Currently, the firm focuses on providing customers with personal, reliable financial services through a combined network of more than 900 employees in 48 locations across the country.

Additionally, HilltopSecurities’ wholly-owned subsidiary, HilltopSecurities Independent Network -- an extension of the firm’s Wealth Management division – serves as an introducing broker-dealer that contracts with more than 220 independent registered representatives across the nation.

Through their combined years of experience, each individual that makes up the leadership of the eventual combined broker-dealer brings wisdom and insight to what will be the premier financial advisory and investment banking firm in the Southwest United States. Each leader has extensive experience in the financial services industry and will use his unique perspectives to grow the business beyond any prior expectations.

Hill A. Feinberg Chairman and CEO

Hill A. Feinberg

Chairman and CEO

Chairman and CEO, Mr. Feinberg reports directly to Hilltop CEO Jeremy B. Ford. This is a continuation of Mr. Feinberg’s previous role with FirstSouthwest, as he has served as Chairman and CEO of First Southwest since 1991. Before joining FirstSouthwest, he was a senior managing director at Bear Stearns & Co. and a vice president and manager of Salomon Brothers in the Dallas office.

Robert W. Peterson President and Chief Operating Officer HilltopSecurities

Robert W. Peterson

President and COO
Brian Wittneben General Counsel Hilltop Securities

Brian Wittneben

General Counsel
John R. Muschalek Chief Administrative Officer HilltopSecurities

John R. Muschalek

Chief Administrative Officer
J. Michael Mike Edge Chief Financial Officer HilltopSecurities

J. Michael Edge

Chief Financial Officer

HilltopSecurities and HilltopSecurities Independent Network

1201 Elm Street
Suite 3500
Dallas, TX 75270
214.859.1800

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