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 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.