John Larkin

  • John Larkin

John Larkin joined Legg Mason (later sold to Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Inc.) in
October 2001 to form and lead the firm’s entry into the transportation markets. For
17 years Mr. Larkin led Stifel’s transportation and logistics research effort. In
January of 2018, Mr. Larkin transitioned from Stifel’s Research Department to
Stifel’s Investment Banking team. Over the years, Mr. Larkin has been recognized
as an all-star analyst by Institutional Investor magazine numerous times, a Wall
Street Journal All-Star analyst on several occasions, and has been awarded
multiple Starmine stock picking and earnings estimate accuracy awards.
Previously, Mr. Larkin has served as: Chairman and CEO of RailWorks
Corporation, Managing Director with Alex. Brown and Sons’ transportation team,
AVP – Planning and Analysis at CSX Transportation, Inc., Systems Engineering
Consultant with Day & Zimmermann, Inc., and a Research Associate at the Center
for Transportation Research (at the University of Texas at Austin). Mr. Larkin
earned his MBA from Harvard University in 1984, a Master of Science degree in
Civil Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 1978, and a Bachelor
of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Vermont in 1977.
Mr. Larkin is a CFA charterholder. In addition, he is a member of The Board of
Directors for Admiralty Holdings (formerly CRST International) and the Board of
Advisors for Transrisk. Mr. Larkin is married and is the proud father of four adult
children. He resides in Dallas, TX, Baltimore, MD, and Saranac Lake, NY.