The firm was founded in 2004 by seasoned industry veterans to offer institutional and self-directed traders personalized and cost-effective execution and cleared services. It is headquartered in the Chicago suburbs and has ten branch offices throughout the United States.
The goal was to build a business that would provide efficient, skilled execution to all market participants. Gar Wood Securities combines the depth of knowledge and depth of experience found only in an independent broker/dealer with direct market access capabilities. The result is superior execution, customer service and control over your transactions. Great execution should be the foundation of any relationship with your broker. Whether you are self-directed or work through an advisor, Gar Wood Securities is dedicated to altering the industry status quo by providing our clients with quality service at a fair price.
We are an innovative and highly experienced institutional broker-dealer with a deep dedication to customer service. You can count on us for our responsive relationships and professional expertise.
The brokerage business is a service business: Our goal is to provide our clients with the highest level of service and support. We achieve this by providing an unmatched combination of extensive product offerings, top-tier clearing firms and integrated technology.