NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Academy Securities, a registered broker-dealer, certified Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE), and Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), today announced the addition of Peter T. Clarke to its Advisory Board.
Mr. Clarke is a municipal bond industry veteran, having held various management positions at J.P. Morgan for over 40 years. Mr. Clarke joined J.P. Morgan in 1977 as an institutional salesman. He moved to the municipal underwriting desk in 1982, which he headed from 1984 to 2009. From 2009 to 2017, Mr. Clarke was Vice Chairman of Public Finance.
“We are thrilled to have Peter on the Advisory Board,” stated Academy’s Chairman and CEO Chance Mims. “He will bring a fresh perspective and valuable insight into industry trends in public finance, enhancing our ability to add value to our clients.”
Mr. Clarke served two terms on the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board of which he was Chairman from 2009 to 2010. Mr. Clarke is a past President of the Municipal Bond Club of New York, served on the Municipal Forum of New York Board, and is currently a FINRA arbitrator. He received a B.A. from the University of Virginia.
“I am honored to be joining the Advisory Board of Academy Securities,” Clarke said. “Giving veterans a chance to succeed as investment banking, sales, and trading professionals is a worthy cause for these folks who have served in the military and given so much to our country. Academy is in the business for the long haul and I am going to do whatever I can to help them accomplish their objectives.”
“Peter is a well-known figure in public finance with extensive experience who will add tremendous value to our Advisory Board. His addition will help us advance the cause of hiring and training returning military veterans for a career in finance,” said Phil McConkey, President of Academy Securities.
About Academy Securities
Academy Securities is a preeminent disabled veteran owned investment bank with strength in capital markets, public finance, fixed income and equity trading. Leadership and staff have had intensive military training prior to entering and gaining in depth financial services experience in global capital markets. We are mission driven with a high ethical code, a solid sense of accountability, and we strive for excellence in the pursuit of our clients’ success. Intellectual assets, strong visionary leaders and a proud team commitment bring out the best in each other for the benefit of our clients. Academy is our nation’s first post-9/11 disabled veteran owned investment bank and is certified as a DVBE, SDVOSB, and MBE. The firm has offices in New York, San Diego, Chicago, Los Angeles, Sacramento, South Norwalk, Charlotte, and Chapel Hill. Information about Academy Securities is available at www.academysecurities.com.