Trading



Aaron Read

Aaron Read is part of the non-agency trading team at Auriga with sector focus in mortgage credit. Mr. Read began his career in 1999 with BlackRock as part of the investment strategy team where he served as a portfolio manager for short duration mandates and an ABS/RMBS product specialist. In 2007 Mr. Read moved to the hedge fund community where he managed and traded mortgage relative value strategies for BlueMountain Capital. Since 2009 Mr. Read has served in senior non-agency RMBS trading roles at multiple broker dealers including Cantor Fitzgerald, Cohen and Co and Gleacher. Prior to joining Blackrock, he obtained an undergraduate degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Rhode Island and a masters degree in Financial Engineering from Columbia University. Mr. Read holds Series 7 and 63 Licenses.


Jack Sullivan

Jack trades non-agency RMBS and subprime, specializing in mezzanine and subordinated tranches. Prior to joining Auriga Jack traded non-agency RMBS and subrpime bonds from 2009 until 2015 at Deutsche Bank. Jack graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2009 where he earned a BA in Political Science and minor in Economics. Jack holds Series 7 and 63 Licences.

Brian Maloney

Brian Maloney is currently a Senior Vice President at Auriga USA. He is responsible for trading CMBS and Consumer ABS. Mr. Maloney has more than 20 years of experience trading a variety of fixed income products to include CMBS, ABS, Mortgage Passthroughs, Agency CMO's , Agency Debentures and US Treasuries. He also has experience in managing MBS, Agency and Treasury trading desks. Mr. Maloney previously worked for Janney Montgomery Scott, spent the majority of his career with FTN Financial and Spear Leeds & Kellogg/Goldman Sachs and began his career at HSBC. He holds a B.S. in Economics from the University at Albany and a M.B.A. in Finance from Pace University, Lubin School of Business. Mr. Maloney holds Series 7, 24 and 63 licenses.

Brian Leistman

Brian Leistman is a Junior RMBS Trader who joined Auriga in November 2013. Prior to joining Auriga, Brian was at HSBC. Brian graduated with a BA in Economics from Union College. Brian holds Series 7 and 63 Licences.

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