Peter P. Costa is a governor with the New York Stock Exchange, president of Empire Executions (a boutique trading firm on the floor of the NYSE) and a CNBC market analyst.
He is regularly featured on "Closing Bell" with Maria Bartiromo and Bill Griffeth, "OutFront" with Erin Burnett and "The Larry Kudlow Show," providing valuable insights into volatility of domestic and global markets. He is a sought-after speaker at numerous industry conferences and universities, both nationally and abroad.
A seasoned trader for more than 30 years, Costa began his career as a clerk on the floor of the NYSE. Holding senior positions at Lehman Brothers, Francis P. Maglio, Bear Sterns and Eckhart & Co., Costa co-founded Empire Executions in 2008.
A lifelong New Yorker, Costa graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, with a degree in forestry, and is actively involved in the university today.