About Mr. GinsbergMr. Ginsberg previously served as Managing Director on the Mortgage-Backed Securities trading desk at Sandler, O’Neill + Partners L.P., where he structured and traded new-issue CMOs and mortgage derivatives for the firm. Over the course of his nearly 15 year career, Mr. Ginsberg has held numerous MBS trading positions, including at Deutsche Bank Securities as a Director, and at Goldman, Sachs & Co. Mr. Ginsberg earned a B.S. in Finance and Statistics & Operations Research from New York University. About Mr. Partow Mr. Partow joins Gleacher & Company with extensive experience in MBS and ABS trading. Most recently, he was a Managing Director and Partner at KGS Alpha, where he also served as head of MBS derivatives trading. He previously held MBS Sales & Trading positions at Princeridge Group, where he was a Managing Director, Partner and head of MBS derivatives trading, and at Amherst Securities, where he was a Managing Director. Prior to that, he was a Managing Director and head of the Arms Conduit and Derivatives Desk at Washington Mutual Capital Corp. He has also served as the head mortgage derivatives trader at Deutsche Bank, and as a Director at Nomura Securities in Derivatives Trading. Mr. Partow received a B.S. in Mathematics and a minor in Economics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. About Mr. Gaberlavage Mr. Gaberlavage joins Gleacher & Company from UBS, where he served as a Managing Director and Co-Head of Corporate Desk Analysts. Prior to UBS, he was a Director at CitiGroup, and previously helped start CitiGroup’s North American Capital Structure Arb Group. Prior to that, Mr. Gaberlavage held multiple leadership positions at AIG Global Investment Group, including Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, and earlier in his career he held positions at Sanford C. Bernstein, Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse First Boston and Deloitte & Touche Consulting Group. Mr. Gaberlavage received a Master’s Degree in Finance from New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Business from Lafayette College.
About Mr. WarrenMr. Warren joins Gleacher & Company from Goldman Sachs & Company, where he was a Vice President in Leveraged Finance Sales. Previously, Mr. Warren was a Managing Director in Institutional High Yield Sales at JP Morgan Securities Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Warren served as a Vice President in Institutional High Yield Sales at Goldman Sachs. He began his career at IBM Corporation. Mr. Warren received an MBA from New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business and a Bachelor’s degree from University of Arizona. About Gleacher & Company, Inc. Gleacher & Company, Inc. (Nasdaq: GLCH) is an independent investment bank that provides corporate and institutional clients with strategic and financial advisory services, including merger and acquisition, restructuring, recapitalization, and strategic alternative analysis, as well as capital raising, research based investment analysis, and securities brokerage services, and through a new subsidiary, engages in residential mortgage lending. For more information, please visit www.gleacher.com. Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains “forward-looking statements.” These statements are not historical facts but instead represent the Company’s belief regarding future events, many of which, by their nature, are inherently uncertain and outside of the Company’s control. The Company’s forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties, including the conditions of the securities markets, generally, and demand for the Company’s services within those markets and other risks and factors identified from time to time in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. It is possible that the Company’s actual results and financial condition may differ, possibly materially, from the anticipated results and financial condition indicated in its forward-looking statements. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements. The Company does not undertake to update any of its forward-looking statements.