JVB Financial Expands Structured Products Team

13. August 2013 News Posted by jvbnews

BOCA RATON, FL, August 13, 2013 – JVB Financial Group, LLC, a subsidiary of Institutional Financial Markets, Inc., is pleased to announce the recent expansion of its Structured Products team.

Based out of the firm’s New York office, Andy Strauss, Kevin Geiger, and Neil Condon will report to Structured Products Managing Director John Tessar and help to further expand the firm’s distribution to its network of Dealers, Advisors, and Institutional clients.

Mr. Strauss serves as a Vice President of Structured Products Sales. A 25-year veteran of the financial services industry, he joins the firm most recently from SIP America. With vast experience building and managing financial product sales distribution networks, he has successfully executed sales and sales management roles at AllianceBernstein, BlackRock, Morgan Stanley, and BNY Mellon, and holds a degree in Business Economics from Brown University.


Mr. Geiger will also hold the position of Vice President of Sales on the Structured Products team when he joins the firm on August 12th. Prior to JVB, he spent eight years in various financial roles with Citigroup in New York, with the last five as a member of Citi’s US Structured Investments sales team, marketing multi-asset structured notes and deposits to Citi Wealth Management and Smith Barney financial advisors. As a VP, Mr. Geiger was most recently responsible for building out Citi’s US structured investments distribution to third party broker dealers, regional banks, and wholesalers on both primary and secondary issuances. He graduated from the College of William & Mary with degrees in Finance and Marketing.

Mr. Condon serves as an Assistant Vice President on the Structured Products team, fulfilling a technology development and sales support role. Before joining JVB in May 2013, he oversaw the North American research and editorial output at StructuredRetailProducts.com (SRP), where his role included the supervision of a four-person research team tracking the issuance of structured notes and market-linked CDs in the US. Mr. Condon was also responsible for SRP’s client service relating to analytical research reports and market commentaries on structured products in North America. He is a summa cum laude graduate of Fordham University, with a degree in Philosophy.

“JVB’s presence in New York enables the firm to take advantage of the high concentration of talent available there, and, as shown by our department’s latest expansion, positions us to more thoroughly cover the large number of customers we work with in the northeast,” said Mr. Tessar.

About JVB

Headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida, JVB Financial Group, LLC (member FINRA, SIPC), an indirect majority owned subsidiary of Institutional Financial Markets, Inc. (NYSE MKT: IFMI) (www.ifmi.com), operates as an investment firm specializing in the wholesale distribution of fixed income securities. With additional offices located in New York City, Sparks, MD, and Charlotte, NC, JVB distributes a variety of asset classes, including Certificates of Deposit, Investment-Grade Corporates, High-Yield Corporates, Government Agencies, U.S. Treasuries, Municipal Bonds, Mortgage-Backed Securities, Asset-Backed Securities, Foreign/Sovereign Debt, and Structured Products. For more information about JVB, please visit www.jvbfinancial.com.