Oppenheimer Taps Guggenheim Vet For Gov’t Trading Desk

May 5 2011 | 10:58am ET

Oppenheimer & Co has hired Thomas di Galoma as a managing director on its government trading desk.

Di Galoma will lead the institutional U.S. government securities sales effort and report to Lee Cohen, managing director of government trading and finance.

Di Galoma comes to Oppenheimer from Guggenheim Securities, where he served as senior managing director and head of the rates trading group. Prior to joining Guggenheim, he spent six years as a managing director at Jefferies & Company. Di Galoma has also held senior sales, trading and management positions at Merrill Lynch, Salomon Smith Barney and BNP Paribas. 

"Tom brings a complementary distribution capability to our trading business and I look forward to his contribution on the desk," said Cohen.

Oppenheimer & Co. provides a full range of wealth management, securities brokerage and investment banking services to high-net-worth individuals, families, corporate executives, local governments, businesses and institutions.


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