PrinceRidge Group Opens Chicago Branch Office, Names Tom Connors, Todd Arbuckle and Janae Winner to its Structured Products Sales and Trading Group

25. May 2010 News Posted by jvbnews

NEW YORK–The PrinceRidge Group LLC, the institutional client-oriented broker-dealer founded by John Costas (Chairman), Michael Hutchins (CEO), Ahmed Alali, Colette Dow, Ronald Garner and Matthew Johnson, announced it has named new team members to its Structured Products desk in the newly opened Chicago branch.

Tom Connors

Tom Connors joins PrinceRidge as a Managing Director, Structured Products Sales and the head of its Chicago branch. Mr. Connors brings over 25 years of experience to PrinceRidge where he is responsible for covering institutional clients focusing on structured product sales in mortgages, ABS and CMBS. Prior to joining PrinceRidge, Mr. Connors worked at Credit Suisse in Chicago where he was a Managing Director in structured sales covering insurance companies, money managers and hedge funds.
Mr. Connors said, “The collective experience of PrinceRidge’s founding partners and the depth of talent they have assembled is impressive. I am excited to build the sales initiative in the Chicago branch to further enhance PrinceRidge’s presence in the Midwest.”

Todd Arbuckle

Todd Arbuckle joins PrinceRidge as an Executive Director, Structured Products Sales. His responsibilities include delivering MBS, ABS and CMBS to institutional clients. Mr. Arbuckle brings over 20 years of experience to PrinceRidge’s clients. He has previously worked in fixed income sales, global securitizations and distressed loans at RBS/ABN Amro Bank NV, Bank of America and Morgan Stanley.

Janae Winner

Janae Winner joins PrinceRidge as a Director, Structured Products Sales and is responsible for sourcing and distributing structured products to their institutional client base. Prior to joining PrinceRidge, Ms. Winner was at Credit Suisse where she worked in fixed income sales focusing on structured products.

Mr. Garner said, “With the addition of the Chicago branch, we are adding seasoned fixed income veterans to our team and extending our overall expertise to a growing client base in the Midwest.”

About The PrinceRidge Group LLC

PrinceRidge is a financial services firm built upon extensive industry experience, professionalism and integrity. The firm is client-oriented, fixed-income focused and offers a variety of financial services to an institutional customer base. PrinceRidge is committed to employing the highest quality professionals with significant industry experience, deep product knowledge, integrity and entrepreneurial spirit. For more information about The PrinceRidge Group LLC please visit