Gar Wood Securities, LLC Promotes Craig Gantar to SVP and Sales Manager

CHICAGO — Gar Wood Securities, LLC is pleased to announce the promotion of industry veteran Craig Gantar to Senior Vice President and Sales Manager.

Mr. Gantar has over 15 years of industry experience, and joined Gar Wood in 2007 as a senior client service associate on the Gar Wood Pro Desk and worked directly with institutional clients and brokers.  In addition to the new sales manager position, Craig will continue to oversee the client and broker on-boarding process, which will continue to ensure a seamless transition for new clients.

“Craig has done a great job in supporting our brokers and clients over the past 6 years, and I am confident that his experience, knowledge and relationships are a perfect fit for this newly formed position,” said Bob Jersey, President & CEO of Gar Wood Securities, LLC.  “Gar Wood is fully committed to providing its independent brokers with cost-effective solutions that will allow them to efficiently grow and manage their businesses, and service their clients with the best-of-breed in trading tools and service,” said Jersey.

About Gar Wood Securities, LLC
Gar Wood Securities, LLC is a U.S. broker-dealer and member of FINRA, SIPC and NFA, trades solely on an agency basis, and provides their clients access to all major global markets covering equities, options, futures, fixed income, mutual funds and alternative investments in hedged funds and CTA’s.

The firm is known for its derivative execution and prime brokerage businesses, and has been recognized in several industry surveys as the TOP broker in client services from the hedge fund community.  Its clients’ include money managers, active traders and family offices.  Additionally, Gar Wood supports a network of independent brokers that use the Gar Wood’s infrastructure and compliance oversight to help them service and manage their brokerage businesses.

Formed in 2004, the firm is headquartered in Chicago with branch offices in AtlantaBasking Ridge, NJDallasDel Mar, Calif., Mobile, and Pleasanton, Calif.

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Gar Wood Securities, LLC
Robert s Jersey
President & CEO

Originally published at PRNewswire.