Quarterly report pursuant to sections 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2013
Nov. 12, 2013
Class A Common Stock
Nov. 12, 2013
Class B Common Stock
Document Information [Line Items]      
Document Type 10-Q    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2013    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2013    
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3    
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 Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   5,509,297 6,461,764