NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BTIG LLC, a global financial services firm specializing in institutional trading and related brokerage services, has opened a new office in Atlanta dedicated to the Southeast region. This is the latest of BTIG’s moves to strengthen its local presence in key regional markets.
“An opportunity arose to hire a talented institutional sales trader, enabling us to expand into the Southeast with a strong presence in Atlanta,” Steven Starker, Co-Founder of BTIG said. “We are looking forward to building our team and further expanding our focus on the Southeast.”
The new office is located in Atlanta’s Buckhead district and is headed by Beatrix Kondor. Kondor joins BTIG from Knight Securities. She is a 20-year veteran in institutional sales, having spent the past eight years in Knight’s Atlanta office and also having served at Merrill Lynch and Kidder Peabody.
BTIG plans to staff the Atlanta office with four or five additional hires in the next few months. The office will offer clients the complete range of BTIG’s services and products.
Kondor, who has lived in Atlanta for over a decade, has strong personal ties to the Southeast. She’s a current board member and the past president of the Georgia Securities Association. “I’m excited to bring BTIG and all its offerings to the Southeast Region,” she says. “We’re going to be a great fit for a place I’m glad to call home.”
BTIG already has nine domestic offices in New York, San Francisco, Dallas, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Greenwich, Red Bank, and Orinda.
BTIG LLC is a premier institutional brokerage and fund services company. BTIG continues to build its global franchise around a broad and experienced group of professionals who are leaders and experts in their respective fields. Founded in 2002, BTIG, including through its affiliates, employs more than 400 professionals in five different countries. BTIG serves customers from all over the world and offers services in 11 areas: Equity Trading, Fixed Income, Futures Trading, Convertible Securities, Equity Derivatives, Prime Brokerage, Outsource Trading, Direct Market Access, Capital Markets, Equity Research and Corporate Access. BTIG has ten domestic offices: New York, San Francisco, Dallas, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Greenwich, Red Bank, Atlanta and Orinda. The firm also has four overseas affiliates: London, Hong Kong, Singapore and Sydney.