D&D EXPANDS INVESTMENT BANKING & EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT TEAM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DOMINICK & DOMINICK EXPANDS ITS INVESTMENT BANKING AND EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT TEAM
New York, NY, October 24, 2011--- Dominick & Dominick LLC (“Dominick”), an independent securities firm established in 1870, announced today that a number of senior professionals have joined the firm from Merriman Capital Inc. (“Merriman”). This team of bankers and an analyst are joining Dominick to expand its investment banking business including underwritings and corporate services.
In Investment Banking, Michael Marrus and James P. McIlree lead a team of former Merriman executives joining Dominick. Michael Marrus has extensive experience as a senior investment banker specializing in applied defense and technology industries. In addition to his tenure at Merriman, he served as Head of Investment Banking at Collins Stewart LLC and previously C.E. Unterberg, Towbin. James P. McIlree was a Managing Director in the Research Division of Merriman and has more than 20 years of experience as an Equity Analyst. He served as Director of Research at Collins Stewart LLC, and was also a Principal at C.E. Unterberg, Towbin, where he was responsible for the defense electronics and communications sector. In Corporate Services, Elise Stern joins Dominick as a Managing Director and brings a wealth of experience having worked in the financial industry as a Financial Consultant at Merrill Lynch and as Vice President of Institutional Sales for Montgomery Securities. Rounding out the team, Christine Bae, Pete Peikidis, and Debbie Gangaram also join Dominick from Merriman. Christine and Pete worked as Associates in Merriman’s Investment Banking Group.
In Executive Management, Alex Seiler joins Dominick as an Executive Vice President. Alex brings over 30 years of brokerage and asset management experience to Dominick. At Merriman, Alex Seiler served as CEO and Director. Prior to Merriman he was a Managing Director at both Morgan Stanley and HSBC. At Morgan Stanley he was a Managing Director in U.S. Institutional Equity Sales Management and at HSBC he was head of North American equity research sales and capital market products. He also founded Anchor Point Asset Management and was a senior executive with Atlas Capital. He began his Institutional Equities career at First Boston Corp. where he served as a Director of Equity Sales.
Dominick & Dominick Inc. was founded on June 15, 1870 in New York as a securities partnership and has always been privately owned. During its 141-year history, it has been known for its expertise in wealth management and investment banking. Today, Dominick is an independent securities firm that operates as a fully licensed FINRA broker/dealer, SEC Investment Advisor, and a member of SIPC.