ElkStC.L. King & Associates is a full-service investment bank and broker-dealer founded in 1972. We provide investment banking, equity research, sales and trading, and investor services to corporations and institutions.


Candace King Weir founded C.L. King & Associates in Albany, New York, in 1972 as an equity research boutique committed to providing value-oriented research and analysis of investment opportunities to institutional investors. The firm has grown and prospered over time and today is a full-service investment bank and self-clearing broker-dealer with offices in New York City, Albany and Boston. Ms. Weir founded Paradigm Capital Management in 1994 as an institutional asset manager.