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Muriel Siebert

Muriel Siebert & Company

1967 - Present

Finance

1960 b. 1932
female
Personal
Born-Died1932
BirthplaceOhio (OH)
RaceWhite
FatherProfessional
Era - 1960

Siebert made history in 1967 by becoming the first woman to own a seat on the New York Stock Exchange; she remained the only woman with this distinction for a decade. Siebert dramatically expanded her brokerage in 1975 by offering discounted services to her customers; discounting had previously been reserved for large commercial clients. Siebert left her business for five years to become the Superintendent of Banks for the state of New York; another first for a woman. Siebert returned to her firm in 1983 and built it, once again, into one of the nationís leading discount brokerage firms.