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Amherst Securities Group LP, a broker-dealer specializing in
residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), has announced that
it has added a veteran team of mortgage-backed securities (MBS) and
asset-backed securities (ABS) salespeople at its Chicago office,
strengthening the firm's already extensive ability to provide
critical analysis and trading solutions to clients. Ryan Mullaney,
a former managing director at RBS Greenwich Capital whose career in
MBS sales spans 24 years, has been appointed to manage the Chicago
office. Joining him are Michael Brunso, Michael Carothers and Ryan
Clinton, all of whom will work in sales beginning today and who
also previously worked at RBS Greenwich Capital.
Sean Dobson, chief executive officer of Amherst Securities
Group, said, "I am pleased to welcome such an experienced team of
salespeople to Amherst. Ryan and his team have worked together for
many years and bring a proven track record of success through
various economic cycles. Their analytical approach, innovative
ideas and existing relationships on Wall Street are a perfect fit
for Amherst's entrepreneurial culture and will add tremendous value
to our customers."
"I am very excited to join Amherst, which has quietly built a
reputation for having the strongest, most reliable team of traders
and best analytics available in the MBS space," said Mr. Mullaney.
"Together with my colleagues, we look forward to building on that
reputation and helping deliver growing value to the company's
clients in good markets and bad."
In his new role as senior managing director, Mullaney will
manage the new Chicago office, serving as the licensed general
securities principal and working closely with Amherst's executive
management team. For the past 15 years, he has held the position of
Regional Sales Manager and Managing Director at RBS Greenwich and
was responsible for opening and building the companys sales office
in the Midwest. During his tenure, he strengthened the Midwest
office's presence in MBS, ABS, CMBS, Agencies, Rates and
Derivatives. Prior to working at RBS Greenwich, Mr. Mullaney worked
at Merrill Lynch for nine years as Director and Head of the Midwest
Bank and Thrift Sales group. He holds an MBA from the Kellogg
School of Management at Northwestern University.
Michael Brunso, who joins Amherst as senior vice president in
sales, was previously Managing Director of MBS/ABS sales at RBS
Greenwich, where he sold mortgage-backed, asset-backed and
commercial MBS for 13 years. Prior to that, Brunso worked at
Merrill Lynch for ten years in MBS and ABS sales and held the
position of director and head of the Total Return Mortgage Sales
group. He received his MBA from Indiana University.
Michael Carothers joins Amherst as senior vice president in
sales. While at RBS Greenwich, he held the role of Managing
Director in MBS and ABS Sales and covered top-tier money managers,
commercial banks, FHLB's, insurance companies and hedge funds.
Previously, Mr. Carothers worked in fixed-income sales at Merrill
Lynch for 12 years. He earned his MBA from Northwestern
University's Kellogg School of Management.
Ryan Clinton joins Amherst as senior vice president in sales. He
previously worked as a Managing Director specializing in structured
product sales at RBS Greenwich for 13 years, where he covered
institutional clients including banks, insurance companies and
money managers from the Chicago regional office. He graduated with
a BA from University of Vermont.
For more information, visit www.amherstsecurities.com.