Managing Director, Head of Gulf Coast Region

Steve Jones is Managing Director, Head of Gulf Coast Region for HilltopSecurities’ Private Client Group (PCG). Mr. Jones oversees the division’s Gulf Coast branches and assists branch managers with practice development and recruitment. He also leads the firm’s futures and commodities group, consulting with PCG and HilltopSecurities Independent Group advisors on hedging and speculating strategies for their clients' portfolios.

Mr. Jones has nearly 40 years of experience in the financial services industry. He joined HilltopSecurities (then, Southwest Securities) in 2000 to help establish the firm’s futures trading desk. Shortly thereafter, he played an integral part in the division’s expansion into north Dallas and the Gulf Coast, directing the newly established branch offices until his appointment as regional director.

Prior to joining HilltopSecurities, Mr. Jones served as a producer and manager of futures and commodities groups with various firms including Prudential Securities, Smith Barney and E.F. Hutton. He began his career in the industry with Halco Commodity Research.

Department / Office Location

Wealth Management / Plano, TX


Bachelor of Business Administration – University of Texas at Austin

Registrations and Qualifying Exams*

Series 4, 7, 9, 10, 30, 63, 65

*To become registered and licensed to offer securities, state and federal law require HilltopSecurities financial professionals to pass qualifying exams administered by FINRA to demonstrate their competencies for the securities activities they perform.