Our Team


We are a family owned and operated broker-dealer and investment advisory firm. Prior to establishing Benjamin Securities Investment Company, Inc., Ben Smith started Smith & Smith, an accounting and tax practice, in 1976. Joyce Smith joined Smith & Smith in July 1982. In 1990, Ben launched Benjamin Securities as a sole proprietorship providing investment advisory services. In 1995, Joyce joined the firm. They incorporated as Benjamin Securities Investment Company, Inc. in 1996. In 2004 their daughter, Jeri Ann Smith, joined the firm as an investment counsel and Vice President. In 2011 their grandson, Cyrus Javadi joined the firm as an investment counsel. Our firm now spans 3 generations.

You will find each person’s background by clicking below. We work together to bring each client strong portfolio management, tax advice, and investment counsel.