Analyst Information


John Barnidge

Managing Director

John Barnidge

John Barnidge is a managing director and senior research analyst at Piper Sandler. Previously, he was a managing director in the equity research group of Sandler O’Neill + Partners, L.P. Barnidge joined the firm in 2010 after previously working in institutional sales in London for Seymour Pierce and A.G. Edwards. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Santa Clara University with a major in Finance and a minor in entrepreneurship.


Tom Shimp, CFA, CPA
Research Analyst
Universe Coverage:
Financial Services:   Insurance
AFLAflac Incorporated
ALLAllstate Corporation
AELAmerican Equity Investment Life Holding Company
AFGAmerican Financial Group Inc.
AMPAmeriprise Financial, Inc.
AONAon plc
AJGArthur J. Gallagher & Co.
ATHAthene Holding Ltd.
AFHAtlas Financial Holdings, Inc.
BHFBrighthouse Financial, Inc.
CBChubb Limited
CINFCincinnati Financial Corporation
CNOCNO Financial Group, Inc.
CNFRConifer Holdings, Inc.
GLGlobe Life, Inc.
HIGHartford Financial Services Group, Inc.
HRTGHeritage Insurance Holdings Inc.
HMNHorace Mann Educators Corporation
KMPRKemper Corporation
KINSKingstone Companies, Inc.
LNCLincoln National Corporation
MMCMarsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
METMetLife, Inc.
PLMRPalomar Holdings, Inc.
PFGPrincipal Financial Group, Inc.
PRAProAssurance Corp.
PGRProgressive Corp.
PRUPrudential Financial Inc.
RGAReinsurance Group Of America, Incorporated
SIGISelective Insurance Group Inc.
STFCState Auto Financial Corporation
THGThe Hanover Insurance Group, Inc.
TRVThe Travelers Companies, Inc.
UFCSUnited Fire Group, Inc.
VOYAVoya Financial Inc.
WLTWWillis Towers Watson Public Limited Co.