Stifel Nicolaus Weisel is expanding its team with the hiring of Robert Hutchinson and Murray Huneke. Mr. Hutchinson has joined as a managing director in the Financial Institutions Group and is based in Boston. He was most recently a managing director and head of Depository Institutions at Sterne Agee. Mr. Huneke will join as a managing director and co-head of the Consumer and Retail Investment Banking Group in November. He will be based in San Francisco and most recently was a managing director in Investment Banking at Piper Jaffray.