Press Release

Macquarie expands US Financial Institutions Group with addition of Mark Burton

New York, 05 December 2013

  • Two key senior equities hires in Macquarie's Boston office
  • Strengthens overall US equity sales and sales trading effort 

Macquarie Securities, the institutional equities arm of Macquarie Group ("Macquarie") (ASX: MQG; ADR: MQBKY), today announced two senior equities hires in a further enhancement to its Boston-based US equity sales and sales trading team. 

  • Ryan Thornton joins as a Managing Director focusing on institutional equity sales. He was previously an executive director at Nomura Securities. He has also served in senior roles at Deutsche Bank, RBC and Lehman Brothers. 
  • Steven Belge joins as a Managing Director responsible for institutional sales and trading. Immediately prior to Macquarie, he was a director at Barclays Capital and Lehman Brothers. He began his career in equity sales trading at Merrill Lynch. 

These new hires expand on a range of senior leadership appointments the firm made to its US institutional equities business in July 2012. 

Ken Savio, Senior Managing Director and Head of Macquarie Securities USA, said: "Ryan and Steven have a proven track record of excellence in servicing top-tier institutional accounts that are important to our firm. The high caliber of their combined experience demonstrates our continued and deliberate effort to recruit outstanding professionals who are able to contribute immediately to Macquarie and enhance our client-focused offering."

 

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