JMP Securities has expanded its convertible securities sales and trading operation through the addition of four senior professionals: Daniel White, Christopher Maher, Taylor Reed and Br
JMP Securities has expanded its convertible securities sales and trading operation through the addition of four senior professionals: Daniel White, Christopher Maher, Taylor Reed and Brian Sullivan.
All four are based in the firm’s San Francisco headquarters.
‘We are pleased to announce the hiring of Dan, Chris, Taylor and Brian to build out the convertible sales and trading platform at JMP,’ says Mark Lehmann, co-president of JMP Securities and the firm’s director of equities. ‘This move adds to our existing convertible product distribution capabilities and complements our equity brokerage activities. We have been able to capitalize on industry turmoil by assembling a team of top-tier professionals who significantly enhance JMP’s convertible sales capabilities and match them with dedicated convertible trading expertise.’
White joins JMP Securities as a managing director and director of convertible sales and trading from RBC Capital Markets, where he was head of convertible sales and trading. He previously served as head of convertible sales and trading at both Piper Jaffray and Robertson Stephens and, earlier in his career, worked at Oppenheimer and Paine Webber Group.
Maher comes to JMP Securities as a director and convertible bond salesman. He most recently served as head of convertible sales and trading at Thomas Weisel Partners and formerly held convertible sales and sales trading roles at CIBC World Markets, Bank One Capital Markets and FleetBoston Robertson Stephens.
Reed joins as a director and convertible bond trader from RBC Capital Markets. He has also held convertible sales and trading positions at Piper Jaffray, Banc of America Securities, McMahan Securities, Hambrecht & Quist and UBS Securities.
Sullivan is a director and convertible bond salesman. He previously served as head of convertible sales at Piper Jaffray and as a managing director in convertible sales at Robertson Stephens. He has held institutional sales and trading roles at Lehman Brothers, Montgomery Securities and Manufacturers Hanover Trust.