Washington, D.C. 20549

Form 8-K
Current Report
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  May 14, 2012
JMP Group Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Commission File Number: 001-33448
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
600 Montgomery Street, Suite 1100
San Francisco, CA 94111
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
JMP Group Inc. (the "Registrant") is announcing that it will participate in The Eleventh Annual JMP Securities Research Conference on May 14, 2012 and will make a presentation to institutional investors.  A copy of the materials presented by the Registrant will be made available in advance in the "Investor Relations" section of the Registrant's website, at Additionally, listeners may access an Internet broadcast of remarks by the Registrant's senior management to the conference audience, which will be available live beginning at 11:30 a.m. EDT at and will be archived on the Registrant's website for future replay.
The information furnished pursuant to this Item 7.01 shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Exchange Act") or otherwise subject to the liabilities under that Section and shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any filing of the Registrant under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, whether made before or after the date hereof, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing.
The information furnished in this report shall not be deemed to constitute an admission that such information is required to be furnished pursuant to Regulation FD or that such information or exhibits contains material information that is not otherwise publicly available. In addition, the Registrant does not assume any obligation to update such information in the future.



Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: May 14, 2011
/s/ Raymond Jackson  
Raymond Jackson
Chief Financial Officer