CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cheevers & Company, Inc., an agency-only brokerage providing execution services for a diverse range of institutional clients and asset managers in both domestic and international equities, today announced the addition of John Barone to their trading desk. As the Vice President of Institutional Sales and Trading, Mr. Barone will lead the trading execution, sales and client service efforts of the firm’s trading desk.
Bringing Mr. Barone on board is the latest in a series of moves by Cheevers & Company that expands their trading expertise and services. In early June, Cheevers & Company announced a new corporate buyback capability. Last month, they released their quarterly trade execution metrics to help clients better understand their execution quality.
Laura Yunger, President of Cheevers & Company, commented, “We are happy to have John aboard as he is well known in the industry for being extremely client focused. Independent third-party execution metrics show that our execution is as good or better than many larger, name brand brokers, and John is the right person to help us build on that momentum and tell our story.”
Mr. Barone added, “I joined Cheevers & Company because of their strong reputation and how well-positioned they are for growth. Traders really value trust, and Cheevers & Company is a name in which the industry has confidence. I look forward to helping build on their already strong reputation.”
Mr. Barone brings over 20 years of securities and sales experience to Cheevers & Company. He previously served as Director of Equity Sales & Trading at Melvin & Company. Prior to his time at Melvin, he was a Principal and Equity Trader at William Blair & Company. Mr. Barone was also at Chicago Corp. for eight years and spent five years as an options trader on the floor of the Chicago Board Options Exchange.
Mr. Barone has served as President of the Security Traders Association of Chicago and on the Board of Governors of the National Security Trader Association.
About Cheevers & Company, Inc.
Cheevers & Company, Inc. is an agency-only brokerage firm that provides execution services for institutional clients in both domestic and international equities. Based in Chicago, Cheevers & Company has been offering clients proven reliability in execution services through their experience, innovation, and performance since 1982.
Their clients include major brokerage houses, investment banks, asset managers, and pension funds. In constant search for best execution, Cheevers & Company has expanded its reach to include most domestic liquidity pools, as well as international markets. Cheevers & Company’s wide breadth of liquidity pool access and trading algorithms empowers their clients with an abundance of execution choices. Cheevers & Company is a certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) and a member of FINRA, SIPC, CHX, BATS, and DirectEdge. For more information, please visit www.cheeversco.com