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PIPR Piper Sandler Companies

Employees

Data from SEC filings
Employee count
CEO pay ratio
CEO Salary
Median Employee Salary

ESG framework mentions

In last year of SEC filings
Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)
No mentions
Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
No mentions
Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
No mentions
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
No mentions

Shareholder alignment

Proxy contests and exempt solicitations in last 3 years

No recent proxy contest or exempt solicitation filings from shareholders.

Vote support at last AGM
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(a)The Company’s Annual Meeting was held on May 21, 2021. The holders of 16,813,096 shares of common stock of the Company, constituting 92 percent of the outstanding shares entitled to vote as of the record date, were represented at the Annual Meeting either in person or by proxy.




(b) At the Annual Meeting, Chad R. Abraham, Jonathan J. Doyle, William R. Fitzgerald, Victoria M. Holt, Thomas S. Schreier, Sherry M. Smith, Philip E. Soran, Brian R. Sterling and Scott C. Taylor were elected as directors to serve a one-year term expiring at the Company’s annual meeting of shareholders in 2022. The following table shows the vote totals for each of these individuals:




NameVotes ForVotes AgainstAbstentions
Chad R. Abraham15,335,217 507,925 75,632
Jonathan J. Doyle15,115,561 752,668 50,545
William R. Fitzgerald15,611,589 290,540 16,645
Victoria M. Holt15,676,883 225,348 16,543
Thomas S. Schreier15,708,656 193,019 17,099
Sherry M. Smith15,551,665 350,799 16,310
Philip S. Soran15,600,267 301,871 16,636
Brian R. Sterling15,301,913 561,244 55,617
Scott C. Taylor15,587,672 318,067 13,035





Broker non-votes for each director totaled 894,322.




At the Annual Meeting, the Company’s shareholders also approved the proposal to ratify the selection of Ernst & Young LLP as the independent auditor for the Company’s fiscal year ending December 31, 2021. The following table indicates the specific voting results for this proposal:

ProposalVotes ForVotes AgainstAbstentions
Ratify the selection of Ernst & Young LLP as the independent auditor for 202116,702,17699,45111,469


At the Annual Meeting, the Company’s shareholders also cast an advisory vote to approve the compensation of the officers disclosed in the proxy statement, or a “say-on-pay” vote. The following table indicates the specific voting results for this proposal:

ProposalVotes ForVotes AgainstAbstentions
Advisory (non-binding) resolution approving the compensation of the officers disclosed in the proxy statement, or a “say-on-pay” vote.11,380,7084,056,344481,722





Broker non-votes for this proposal totaled 894,322.