Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
$ in Millions
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2019
Mar. 02, 2020
Jun. 30, 2019
Document Information [Line Items]      
Document Type 10-K    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2019    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019    
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 Accelerated Filer    
Entity Small Business true    
Entity Emerging Growth Company false    
Entity Shell Company false    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Public Float     $ 112.1
Entity File Number 001-35733    
Entity Tax Identification Number 45-5146560    
Entity Address Address Line1 1330 Avenue of the Americas    
Entity Address Address Line2 38th Floor    
Entity Address City Or Town New York    
Entity Address State Or Province NY    
Entity Address Postal Zip Code 10019    
City Area Code 212    
Local Phone Number 649-0600    
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes    
Entity Incorporation State Country Code DE    
Security12b Title Class A common stock, $0.01 par value per share    
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ    
Document Annual Report true    
Document Transition Report false    
Documents Incorporated by Reference

Portions of the registrant’s definitive Proxy Statement for its 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders are incorporated by reference into Part III of this Annual Report on Form 10-K where indicated. Such Definitive Proxy Statement will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission within 120 days after the end of the registrant’s fiscal year ended December 31, 2019.

Class A Common Stock      
Document Information [Line Items]      
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   9,485,103  
Class B Common Stock      
Document Information [Line Items]      
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   4,875,793