The mission of ICM is dedication to our clients – both through superior investment returns and exceptional client service. Our employees are driven to achieve these goals through a collaborative culture and individual accountability.
Investment Counselors of Maryland, LLC is a registered investment advisor with the SEC and was founded in 1972 as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Equitable Bancorporation. Ten years later, the principal officers acquired the common stock from Equitable Bancorporation, and in 1986, ICM became a wholly-owned affiliate of OMAM’s predecessor, United Asset Management. In 2001 and 2005, Principals of ICM acquired a significant ownership interest in the Firm from OMAM. Today ICM enjoys investment and operational autonomy along with the best practices assistance and backing of a global financial services organization.
True Competitive Advantage
ICM’s highly experienced, focused team, with ownership interest, aligns interests with our investors and offers:
- An unwavering focus on small to mid-cap value
- A boutique operator backed by the resources of a global financial institution
- A collaborative and nimble investment team that allows for an efficient, repeatable process.