This Day On The Street
Continue to site
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

FTN Financial Capital Markets Announces Continued Growth Of Municipal Bond Platform

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 28, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FTN Financial Capital Markets, a division of First Tennessee Bank N.A., announces the addition of four new hires as part of a strategic growth plan. Joe Britt, Vincent Pietanza, Sal Muslim and Billy Thoma have all joined FTN Financial through the continued expansion of its national municipal bond platform.     

Joe Britt has joined FTN Financial's public finance department in St. Louis. Britt comes to FTN Financial from Wells Fargo Securities with more than 15 years of experience providing public finance investment banking services to state, local and not-for-profit customers throughout the Midwest. Earlier this year, FTN Financial opened offices in San Antonio and Austin, Texas, as part of the build-out of the public finance department. 

Vincent Pietanza, former senior underwriter for UBS, has joined FTN Financial's municipal trading desk in New York to lead the national competitive bid underwriting effort for general market municipal debt.

"Vincent rounds out our underwriting capabilities bringing extensive market knowledge and relationships to the table. He joins our two existing competitive underwriters, who concentrate in other municipal sectors, and seven secondary traders focused solely on municipal bond transactions," said Mike Allen, FTN Financial's Municipal Products Manager. 

Billy Thoma, formerly of TD Securities, and Sal Muslim, formerly of Citigroup, have joined FTN Financial's Municipal Sales team in New York. "Both are key hires for our firm, bringing significant institutional municipal sales experience to FTN Financial. We are excited to have them in our firm," says Rod Turner, Director of Sales at FTN Financial.

"This is a very important initiative for FTN Financial," says Michael E. Kisber, President of FTN Financial. "We are excited with the level of enthusiasm and acceptance we have experienced from both municipal investors and issuers so far. We will continue to expand our role in the municipal marketplace on a national basis both organically and through acquisition if opportunities arise."

1 of 2

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Options Profits

Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • Actionable options commentary and news
  • Real-time trading community
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG

Markets

DOW 18,232.02 -53.72 -0.29%
S&P 500 2,126.06 -4.76 -0.22%
NASDAQ 5,089.3620 -1.4320 -0.03%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs