Our History

In 1922 Edward D. Jones Sr. founded the financial-services firm that bears his name. Current global Managing Partner James D. Weddle strongly believes in the firm's ability to grow and continue to bring personal investment services to an ever-increasing number of individual investors in suburban and rural communities.

In 1994, Edward Jones opened its first Canadian branch, bringing Bay Street to Main Street in cities and towns across Canada. The firm currently has more branch-office locations than any other brokerage in North America. Edward Jones Canada is led by managing principal, David Lane.

At Edward Jones, we attribute a great deal of our success to our principles and personal, long-term approach to investing. Edward Jones has consistently been ranked among the best companies to work for by FORTUNE Magazine and Investment Executive newspaper, and our employees tend to stay with us for years. Since we're still a privately owned company and have had only five managing partners since 1922, Edward Jones has a very personal feel that's almost like family. And we're very proud of that.

But those are just a few of the notable things about Edward Jones. Read our timeline to learn more.

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