EFX Prime Services has announced its hedge fund client services team, which is comprised of operations and trading experts from First New York Securities as well as new hires.
The new unit, which is a division of First New York Securities, began trading last month and will cater to small-to-mid sized hedge funds, providing them with multi-prime trading capabilities, direct market access and capital introduction.
The prime services team includes Mario Mauger, director of operations; Glen Mauriello, manager domestic operations; and Peter Lombardo and Nick Mancuso, both operations specialists.
The firm’s electronic trading/direct market access team includes Brandt Mandia and Sal Martorano, both managing directors; and Joe Aquino, trade support.
The client services team will be run by Geoffrey Webster and Christine Nastro, who both serve as directors.
Finally, the firm’s capital introduction team will be led by Andrew Saunders, director.
“We launch EFX Prime Services with one of the most experienced teams in the industry and a comprehensive offering of trading, prime brokerage and capital introduction,” said Brian Stutman, managing director and head of EFX Prime Services. “EFX Prime Services’ distinct competitive advantage is the strong support we receive from First New York Securities. We are building on its proven, world-class infrastructure.”