Imperial Capital Continues to Significantly Expand its Equity Sales
& Trading Business Hiring Ten Professionals
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - Nov 8, 2011) - Imperial Capital, LLC, a full
service investment banking firm, announced today the Firm's continued expansion
efforts with the hiring of ten additional Equity Sales & Trading
professionals. Imperial Capital continues to strengthen its capital structure
sales and trading platform for institutional clients. The Firm expects
recruiting and expansion of its franchise to continue.
Joining Imperial Capital's Equity Sales & Trading team are ten
professionals significantly adding equity sales & trading expertise to the
franchise: Bryan Therriault, Managing Director and Senior Trader; Guy Corcoran,
Managing Director, Equity Sales; Seth Gusow, Managing Director, Equity Sales and
Trading; Glenn Blitzer, Senior Vice President, Equity Sales; Tim Coughlin,
Senior Vice President, Equity Sales; Alex Fonti, Senior Vice President, Equity
Sales; Peter Lukas, Senior Vice President, Equity Sales; Chris Mullin, Senior
Vice President, Equity Sales; Taylor Joseph, Equity Sales Associate and Alan
English, Equity Sales Associate.
Mr. Bryan Therriault joins Imperial Capital as a Managing Director and Senior
Trader in the Equity Sales & Trading Group. With approximately 13 years in
the securities business, Mr. Therriault was most recently a Trader with
Jefferies & Company, Inc. as Senior Vice President, Sector Head of Old
Economy and prior to this, Senior Vice President, Sector Head of Small Cap and
Distressed Equity Trading. Mr. Therriault also was with Lehman Brothers as a
Vice President, Small Cap trading Desk. Mr. Therriault earned a Bachelor of
Science from Elon University.
Mr. Guy Corcoran joins Imperial Capital as a Managing Director in Equity
Sales. With nearly 20 years in the securities industry, Mr. Corcoran spent the
bulk of his career with Citigroup Global Markets as a Director, Equity Sales
Trader. Most recently, Mr. Corcoran was a Director, Equity Sales Trader with
Citadel Securities. Mr. Corcoran earned a Bachelor of Arts from Mercy
Mr. Seth Gusow joins Imperial Capital as a Managing Director in Equity Sales
and Trading and brings 15 years of securities experience. Most recently, Mr.
Gusow was a Managing Director with FBN Securities where he helped build the
equity sales and trading business. Mr. Gusow also was a Senior Vice President
with Prudential Securities and began his career with Morgan Stanley Dean Witter
as a financial advisor. Mr. Gusow majored in Finance at the University of
Mr. Glenn Blitzer joins Imperial Capital as a Senior Vice President in Equity
Sales. Prior to joining Imperial Capital, Mr. Blitzer was a Managing Director,
Head of Sales & Trading with Hapoalim Securities. With over 25 years in the
securities business, Mr. Blitzer began his career with Bank of New York and UBS
Securities. Later, he was a Vice President and Senior Position Trader with
Citigroup. Mr. Blitzer earned a Master of Science from Pace University and a
Bachelor of Science from Long Island University.
Mr. Tim Coughlin joins Imperial Capital as a Senior Vice President in Equity
Sales. Most recently, Mr. Coughlin was in Equity Trading & Sales at Dahlman
Rose & Co, LLC. Prior to this, Mr. Coughlin was with Cantor Fitzgerald in
the Equity Trading & Sales Group. Mr. Coughlin began his career as Vice
President, Head of Healthcare Trading with Jefferies & Co, Inc. Mr. Coughlin
earned a Master of Arts and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of
Mr. Alex Fonti joins Imperial Capital as a Senior Vice President in Equity
Sales. Most recently, Mr. Fonti was a Vice President, Institutional Equity Sales
& Trading with Jefferies & Company, Inc. where he spent ten years of his
career. Mr. Fonti earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a
major in Finance from Georgetown University.
Mr. Peter Lukas joins Imperial Capital as a Senior Vice President. With
approximately 20 years in the securities business, Mr. Lukas joined Imperial
from Gleacher & Company Inc. (formerly Broadpoint Securities Group and First
Albany) where he was a Managing Director, Equity Sales Trading. Prior to this,
Mr. Lukas was a Sales Trader with JP Morgan Chase (formerly Hambrecht &
Quist). Mr. Lukas earned a Master of Business Administration from New York
University and a Bachelor of Arts from Villanova University.
Mr. Chris Mullin joins Imperial Capital as a Senior Vice President in Equity
Sales. Prior to joining Imperial Capital, Mr. Mullin spent the bulk of his
career with approximately 8 years at UBS Investment Bank as an Associate
Director in Institutional Equity Sales. Most recently, Mr. Mullin was a Vice
President of Business Development for Duet Asset Management in NY. Mr. Mullin
earned a Bachelor of Science from Villanova University.
Mr. Taylor Joseph joins the Equity Sales team at Imperial Capital as a Sales
Associate. Most recently, Mr. Joseph was a Domestic Equity Hybrid Salestrader in
the Institutional Equity Sales Group at BTIG LLC. Prior to this, Mr. Joseph was
with Jefferies & Company, Inc. where he was a Cash Equity Sales &
Trading Analyst. Mr. Joseph earned a Bachelor of Arts from Columbia
Mr. Alan English joins Imperial Capital as a Sales Associate in Equity Sales.
Most recently, Mr. English was an Institutional Equity Sales professional at
Dahlman Rose & Co., LLC. Prior to joining the securities business, Mr.
English began his career in commercial real estate, most notably with CB Richard
Ellis. Mr. English earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Rollins College
in Winter Park, FL.
About Imperial Capital, LLC
Imperial Capital, founded in 1997, is a full-service investment banking firm
with offices in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Minneapolis, Boston and
Chicago. The firm currently employs over 195 professionals and offers a wide
range of proprietary products and services to institutional investors, middle
market companies, and private equity firms. Imperial Capital provides
institutional clients research and sales and trading of high yield and
distressed debt securities, bank debt, convertible bonds, preferred stocks, and
equities. The firm provides middle market companies and financial sponsors with
capital markets, merger and acquisitions, capital structure, restructuring and
recapitalization advisory services. More information about Imperial Capital can
be found at www.imperialcapital.com.
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