HilltopSecurities Private Client Group Welcomes Dan Steffes and Martin Binn to new office in St. Paul, Minn.

Hilltop Securities Inc.’s Private Client Group recently welcomed financial advisor Dan Steffes as senior vice president, and Martin Binn as client service associate in the firm’s St. Paul, Minn., office.

Steffes manages approximately $100 million in client assets and joins HilltopSecurities from Ameriprise Financial. He began his career with H&R Block Financial Advisors.

“We are proud to welcome Dan and Martin to HilltopSecurities in St. Paul, marking the expansion of our Private Client Group business into the Twin Cities area,” said Dave Geschke, president of HilltopSecurities Independent Network and senior managing director of HilltopSecurities wealth management. “Dan’s deep industry knowledge and client-focused approach fits well with HilltopSecurities’ culture and we look forward to growing our presence in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area.”

With nearly 20 years of financial industry experience, Steffes is a lifelong resident of Minnesota and a graduate of St. John’s University.

“Throughout my career I have focused on helping my clients achieve their financial goals and HilltopSecurities shares my commitment to supporting long-term relationships built on trust,” Steffes said. “I’m excited to begin this new chapter with one of the nation’s leading and most respected municipal investment banks.”

Binn joined HilltopSecurities from TFC Bank, where he was a mortgage loan partner. He previously served as judgmental loan officer for Wings Financial, and a loan officer for HSBC in Blaine, Minn. He began his financial services career as a financial advisor with H&R Block Financial Advisors in Minneapolis. Binn is a graduate of Marquette University where he majored in economics and political science.

About Hilltop Securities Inc.

Hilltop Securities Inc. delivers forthright advice and tailored solutions for municipal issuers, institutions, broker-dealers and individuals. The financial services firm and registered investment adviser is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with offices across the United States. Areas of focus include public finance; municipal and taxable fixed income underwriting, sales and trading; equity and portfolio trading; retail brokerage services; securities clearing; structured finance; and securities lending. A wholly owned subsidiary of Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTH), HilltopSecurities’ affiliates include Hilltop Securities Independent Network Inc., PlainsCapital Bank, PrimeLending and National Lloyds Corporation. Learn more at www.HilltopSecurities.com. Member: NYSE/FINRA/SIPC.