Wedbush Securities Welcomes Timothy Marcantonio and Peter Wenzke in Securities Lending

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wedbush Securities, one of the nation's leading diversified financial services firms, is pleased to announce the additions of Timothy Marcantonio and Peter Wenzke to its Securities Lending Group, located in the firm's New York office. Both Timothy and Peter play a significant role in the firm's efforts to continue to grow and expand its Equity Finance team.

Timothy joins Wedbush as Vice President, Securities Lending Group, focusing on ETF Trading. His previous experience includes roles with Societe Generale, along with serving as Vice President at Credit Agricole and Merrill Lynch, focusing on Securities Lending and Prime Brokerage groups for each. Timothy graduated from Duke University with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics.

Peter Wenzke also joins Wedbush as Vice President, Securities Lending Group, focused on trading specials. Prior to his new role at Wedbush, Peter held positions with Newedge USA, Van Der Moolen Specialists, and Fiserv Securities. He is a graduate of Mount Saint Mary's University.

"We are pleased to welcome both Tim and Peter to the firm as we continue to further develop our Securities Lending team," states Anthony Monaco, Managing Director and Senior Vice President, Head of Equity Finance and Prime Brokerage. "Their extensive backgrounds in financial services will be critical in strengthening the department and maximizing our services to new and existing clients."

Wedbush's Securities Finance Department provides both internal and external counterparts with long financing and short sale coverage on US Securities, as well as, electronic affirmative determination for short sale requests. Traded products include ADR's, General Collateral, ETF's, Specials, and Corporate Bonds. Furthermore, Wedbush Prime Brokerage enhances the firm's platform to best serve emerging and mid-sized money managers, hedge funds, investment advisors, high net-worth individuals, family offices, and proprietary traders.

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Since our founding in 1955, Wedbush has been a leader in the financial industry providing our clients with a wide range of services; including retail and institutional sales, clearing services, equity research, corporate and municipal finance, equity market making, fixed income trading, and wealth management. Headquartered in Los Angeles, with over 100 registered offices, the firm focuses on dedicated service, client financial safety, continuity, and advanced technology. Wedbush Securities is the largest subsidiary of holding company WEDBUSH, Inc., which also includes affiliated firms Wedbush Asset Management, Wedbush Capital Partners, Wedbush Opportunity Partners, and Lime Brokerage LLC.
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