Equity Research Analyst to Concentrate on Commercial Mortgage REITs
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
JMP Group Inc. (NYSE:JMP),
an investment banking and alternative asset management firm, announced
today that Christopher York has joined JMP Securities, JMP Group's
broker-dealer subsidiary, as a vice president and equity research
analyst. Working under director of specialty finance research Steven
DeLaney, who also serves as the firm's senior mortgage finance analyst,
Mr. York will assist in the expansion of JMP Securities' coverage of the
commercial mortgage REIT sector.
"The mortgage finance industry has been a focus for JMP since the firm's
inception," said Mark Lehmann, president of JMP Securities. "Chris is an
experienced research analyst who will do an outstanding job of
broadening our well-regarded research effort in that space, building on
our existing coverage and giving JMP's brokerage clients an even wider
range of insights and actionable information."
Prior to joining JMP Securities, Mr. York was an equity research analyst
at ROTH Capital Partners, where he helped establish the company's
financial services group, initiating coverage of companies in the
specialty finance and mortgage finance industries. He previously worked
as an equity research associate at William Blair & Company following
commercial banks, specialty finance companies and electronic payment
processors and gained commercial credit experience in the real estate
capital markets division of Bank of America following its acquisition of
LaSalle Bank. Mr. York holds a BBA from the University of
About JMP Group
JMP Group Inc. is a full-service investment banking and asset management
firm that provides investment banking, sales and trading, and equity
research services to corporate and institutional clients and alternative
asset management products to institutional and high-net-worth investors.
JMP Group operates through three subsidiaries: JMP Securities, Harvest
Capital Strategies and JMP Credit Advisors. For more information, visit www.jmpg.com.
JMP Group Inc.
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Seth Linden, 212-704-7385
Source: JMP Group Inc.
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