Hazard & Siegel is the oldest independent broker-dealer in Central New York. Beginning in 1967, Graceffo and Siegel opened as an independent broker-dealer, and later changed it’s name to Hazard & Siegel, Inc. in the 1970’s. The firm was subsequently purchased by Alexander “Lex” Joseph Jr in 2003.  Hazard & Siegel continues to prosper under the leadership of CEO Lex Joseph and President David Mullen, who have a combined 60 years of industry experience. Throughout its history, our firm has maintained the highest standards for both its clients and its independent financial professionals.  We have served tens of thousands of investors in the process.

The Hazard & Siegel Family of Companies

Hazard & Siegel, Inc. – This is the original independent broker-dealer firm and is a traditional pay-per-transaction securities business.

Hazard & Siegel Advisory Services, LLC – This is the Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) providing comprehensive fee based financial services.

Hazard & Siegel Agency, LLC – This is the insurance agency that offers life insurance, fixed and variable annuities, as well as disability income and long term care to financial services clients.


Hazard & Siegel offers a complete range of investment products and services including traditional brokerage services, fee-based products, and insurance products.
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Our Advisors and Service Area

Hazard & Siegel composes a large network of financial professionals, with a service area extending across 40 U.S. States.  Our headquarters is located in Syracuse, NY.

Memberships & Associations

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)
Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB)
Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC)