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STIFEL FINANCIAL CORP FILES (8-K) Disclosing Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

June 11, 2014



Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

The 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the "Annual Meeting") of Stifel Financial Corp. (the "Company") was held on June 11, 2014 to (i) elect six members of the Board of Directors; (ii) approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the named executive officers of the Company, as disclosed in the Company's Proxy Statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 30, 2014; and (iii) ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm.

As of April 14, 2014, the record date for the Annual Meeting, there were 65,466,939 shares of common stock outstanding and entitled to vote. At the Annual Meeting, 62,930,867 shares of common stock were represented in person or by proxy, constituting a quorum. The final results for the proposals voted on at the Annual Meeting are set forth below.

Proposal I - Election of Six Directors:

The Company's shareholders elected six Class I directors to hold office until the 2017 annual meeting of shareholders or until their respective successors are elected and qualified or until their earlier death, resignation or removal. The following table shows the results of the shareholders' votes:

Withhold Broker For Authority Abstentions Non-votes Nominees for Class I: Bruce A. Beda 42,224,109 16,457,628 - 4,249,130 Frederick O. Hanser 42,493,139 16,188,598 - 4,249,130 Ronald J. Kruszewski 53,754,762 4,926,975 - 4,249,130 Thomas P. Mulroy 50,914,455 7,767,282 - 4,249,130 Thomas W. Weisel 52,878,709 5,803,028 - 4,249,130 Kelvin R. Westbrook 57,083,272 1,598,465 - 4,249,130



Proposal II - To approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the named executive officers of the Company, as disclosed in the Proxy Statement:

For Against Abstentions Broker Non-votes 38,806,544 17,074,651 2,800,542 4,249,130



Proposal III - To ratify the selection of Ernst & Young LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2014:

For Against Abstentions Broker Non-votes 62,809,582 95,804 25,481 -



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