Peter Costa graduated from University of Tennessee in 1980, majoring Forestry. He is currently President of Empire Executions. Previousuly he was senior managing director at Eckhart and Company. He joined Eckhart in 2006. He has been on the floor for 27 years and a broker for 17 years. Costa worked for Lehman Brothers between 1982 to 1984. He joined Francis p. Maglio Inc. from 1984 to 2003. He was in Bear Stearns between 2003 to 2006. Costa has been a senior floor official at NYSE for 8 years.
Costa was born in Brooklyn, New York, and lives in Laurel Hollow with his wife and two girls.