Hazlett, Burt & Watson, Inc. continues its success as one of the oldest securities firms in the nation. The firm is a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC), and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA). The firm maintains its corporate headquarters in Wheeling, West Virginia with branch offices in Vienna, West Virginia and Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
On August 12, executives of Hazlett, Burt & Watson, Inc. were accorded the honor of ringing the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) along with Dick Grasso, chairman and CEO/NYSE, and Catherine Kinney, president and co-chair/NYSE.
Hazlett, Burt & Watson, Inc. converted to a holding company structure (HB&W Inc.) in order to establish a new line of business.
Upon the death of D.A. Burt, Jr., the firm was purchased by George S. Weaver, Jr., Stuart F. Bloch, John C. Watson, and other employees. The firm remains employee-owned to this day.
In 1883, the forerunner of Hazlett Burt & Watson, Inc. opened for business under the name of Hazlett, Wheat & Hayes.
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