PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (Janney), a leading full-service wealth management, financial services and investment banking firm headquartered in Philadelphia, today announced the addition of four professionals to their Fixed Income business. The additions continue the firm’s focus to add expertise and resources to core specialty areas including High Yield, Taxable Fixed Income and Credit Research.
Nancy Fong, Director, joined Janney as part of a continued expansion of the Taxable Fixed Income sales team. She was most recently employed at Pierpont Securities and brings with her a wealth of experience in the credit markets to the Janney platform. Before Pierpont, Nancy was at SmithBarney/Citi where she spent 28 years. She will lead the dealer sales effort in the credit space.
Scott Walters, Director, joined Janney from Wunderlich Securities and brings with him strong industry experience in the High Yield space. Scott’s additional experience includes Bear Stearns, Freeman Securities and SAMCO before Janney.
James (Jimmy) Kalamaras, CFA, Director, joined the firm’s institutional sales office further building out the firm’s High Yield expertise. Jimmy joins Janney from GMP securities in Dallas (formerly Miller Tabak) and brings with him 16 years of extensive experience in High Yield. He also held positions at TD Waterhouse in New York.
Also in February, Darby McDermott, Fixed Income Desk Analyst, was added to the firm’s Institutional Desk team, building out support of our Investment Grade sales efforts. She will focus on deep credit analysis in the Investment Grade space for Institutional clients. Darby has been at Janney since 2008 as a member of the firm’s Private Client Group.
“Each new team member advances our expertise in areas our clients need and want advice about, and where we can provide a high level of relevancy to the advice they’re seeking,” said Mike McNamara, Managing Director and National Sales Manager for Janney’s Institutional Fixed Income group.
There are 63 total Institutional Fixed Income sales professionals at Janney across the areas of Taxable Fixed Income, High Yield, Credit Research, CDs and Municipals.
About Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
Janney provides advice to individual, corporate and institutional clients. Our expertise includes guidance about asset management, corporate and public finance, equity and fixed income investing, equity research, institutional equity and fixed income sales and trading, investment strategy, financial planning, mergers and acquisitions, public and private capital raising, portfolio management, retirement and income planning, and wealth management. Janney is an independently-operated subsidiary of The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company and is a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC). Additional company information is available at www.janney.com.