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Form 8-K for STIFEL FINANCIAL CORP


12-Jun-2013

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders


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

The 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the "Annual Meeting") of Stifel Financial Corp. (the "Company") was held on June 12, 2013 to (i) elect seven 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 26, 2013; and (iii) ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm.

As of April 15, 2013, the record date for the Annual Meeting, there were 63,224,366 shares of common stock outstanding and entitled to vote. At the Annual Meeting, 60,721,387 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 Seven Directors:

The Company's stockholders elected one Class II director to hold office until the 2015 annual meeting of stockholders or until his successor is elected and qualified or until his earlier death, resignation or removal, and six Class III directors to hold office until the 2016 annual meeting of stockholders 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 stockholders' votes:

                                                                             Broker
                              For       Withhold Authority   Abstentions   Non-votes
Nominee for Class II:
Michael J. Zimmerman      54,106,647            1,379,414              -   5,235,326
Nominees for Class III:
Michael W. Brown          52,799,234            2,686,827              -   5,235,326
John P. Dubinsky          53,901,499            1,584,562              -   5,235,326
Robert E. Grady           47,356,676            8,129,385              -   5,235,326
Thomas B. Michaud         44,868,064           10,617,997              -   5,235,326
James M. Oates            39,296,763           16,189,298              -   5,235,326
Ben A. Plotkin            50,859,889            4,626,172              -   5,235,326

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 29,043,856 26,214,904 227,301 5,235,326

Proposal III - To ratify the selection of Ernst & Young LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2013:

For Against Abstentions Broker Non-votes 60,576,723 32,037 112,627 -


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