Since 1895


1986 – Common stock of Piper Jaffray begins trading on NASDAQ under the symbol PIPR.

1985 – The company moves to a building bearing its own name and striking an impressive silhouette on the Minneapolis landscape: the Piper Jaffray Tower.

1983 – Addison L. Piper succeeds Harry C. Piper Jr. as chief executive officer. Forbes lists Piper Jaffray Incorporated, the holding company for Piper Jaffray & Hopwood, as one of the best "small companies" in the United States.

Addison (Tad) Piper