Annual report pursuant to section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information (USD $)
In Millions, except Share data, unless otherwise specified
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2013
Jun. 30, 2013
Mar. 18, 2014
Class A Common Stock
Mar. 18, 2014
Class B Common Stock
Document Information [Line Items]        
Document Type 10-K      
Amendment Flag false      
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2013      
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2013      
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY      
Trading Symbol SAMG      
Entity Registrant Name Silvercrest Asset Management Group Inc.      
Entity Central Index Key 0001549966      
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31      
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer      
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No      
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes      
Entity Voluntary Filers No      
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding     7,522,974 4,710,045
Entity Public Float   $ 57.1