R. Seelaus & Company, Inc. Hires New Head of Sales and Trading
Summit, NJ (June 26, 2017) – R. Seelaus and Co., Inc., the New Jersey based broker dealer and Women’s Business Enterprise, is pleased to announce the hire of veteran fixed income professional Quentin Murray as Head of Sales and Trading. Quentin brings a wealth of experience to the firm with a long and distinguished career in the credit markets spanning over thirty five years. In particular, as a preeminent player in the Hybrid and Preferred markets, Quentin will significantly increase the firm’s presence in this space for both the institutional and retail businesses.
“We are thrilled to be adding someone of Quentin’s caliber to our already impressive roster of fixed income professionals” said Annie Seelaus Mitnick, Chief Executive Officer of R. Seelaus & Co., Inc. “His expertise across fixed income products will elevate our business and be instrumental in our efforts to be a true value add partner and liquidity provider to our client base.”
Quentin joins having spent the last four years at Stifel Nicholas as an MD and Co-Head of Preferreds and Hybrids. He began his career in 1982 at JJ Kenny Municipal Bond Brokerage before moving to Cantor Fitzgerald as a Senior Vice President in their Municipal Bond Business. He left the tax exempt side of the business in 1991 when he joined Lehman Brothers as a government and then credit salesman for the next thirteen years. In 2004 he was hired by HSBC Securities as a Managing Director and Head of Credit Sales as well as Head of Preferred and Hybrid sales and trading. He left HSBC to join Bank of America as an Managing Director and Co- Head of Preferred and Hybrid sales and trading where he worked until 2009 when he left to serve the same role at Broadpoint Capital (Gleacher & Co).
“I’m looking forward to utilizing my skill set and experience to build on the already robust platform of Fixed Income businesses at Seelaus,” said Murray. “In particular I’m excited about the recent push into Debt Capital Markets and the opportunity to add value in the primary market to our client base in addition to continuing to serve them well in the secondary market.”
R. Seelaus & Company, Inc.
R. Seelaus and Co., Inc. is an investment firm with offices in downtown Summit, NJ, Boston, MA and Carlsbad, CA. Since opening its doors in 1984 as a municipal bond dealer, the firm has grown into a full‐service financial firm housing more than 60 professionals and meeting the planning, investing, and trading needs of individuals, businesses, non‐profit organizations, and institutional investors. In addition R. Seelaus and Co., Inc. is a State and National certified WBE. For more information about R. Seelaus & Co., visit https://www.rseelaus.com/.