Imperial Capital Group, LLC ("Imperial Capital") announced today the hiring of Jonathan Glionna and Scott Marchakitus, two seasoned credit analysts who will join the firm's credit sales & trading analysis team designed to create global trading ideas for its institutional investors. Glionna joins the financials analysis team in NY covering global banks, insurance and financials while Marchakitus joins the high-grade sales and trading analysis team also in NY to cover investment grade and cross over corporate credits.
"With the hiring of these veteran analysts, we continue to demonstrate our commitment to creating trading ideas for our clients," said Tom Corcoran, President of Imperial Capital, LLC. "Both Jonathan and Scott come to Imperial with extensive credit analysis experience and established track records within both the US and European markets, further distinguishing Imperial as a global leader in credit sales & trading institutional analysis."
Mr. Jonathan Glionna joins Imperial Capital as a Managing Director and Senior Desk Analyst with 20 years of industry experience who will primarily cover Global Financials including European Banks and Latin American Banks for Imperial Capital's Credit Sales & Trading Group. Mr. Glionna spent the last 8 years at Barclays as a Managing Director, serving as the Head of Global Bank Credit Research in London and most recently, the Head of US Equity Strategy Research in New York. Mr. Glionna began his career with Lehman Brothers in New York as a Vice President in the Fixed Income Research Group covering the US Financial sector including banks and mortgages. After seven years, he joined Wellington Management Company in Boston as a Vice President and Fixed Income Analyst with a focus on US, European, and Japanese banks and US finance and brokerage companies. Mr. Glionna later returned to Lehman Brothers in New York as a Senior Vice President. In addition, Mr. Glionna earned a Bachelor of Science in Quantitative Methods from Babson College in Massachusetts.
In addition, Mr. Scott Marchakitus joins Imperial Capital as a Managing Director and Senior Desk Analyst with more than 22 years of industry experience who will primarily cover investment grade and cross over corporate credits for Imperial Capital's Credit Sales & Trading Group. Most recently, Mr. Marchakitus was the Director of Credit Research at Goldman Sachs overseeing Investment Grade and High Yield Credit Research while also covering North American and European telecom, cable and satellite operators. Prior to Goldman Sachs, Mr. Marchakitus worked with JP Morgan in New York and London for 10 years as a Vice President in the Fixed Income Research Group covering a variety of sectors including TMT, gaming, transportation, energy, and chemicals. Mr. Marchakitus began his career as a financial analyst at Citibank in New York. Mr. Marchakitus earned a Master of Science in Finance from the University of Baltimore and a Bachelor of Science from Towson University. In addition, Mr. Marchakitus holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation from the CFA Institute.