Tom Harmon Joins Amherst Securities Group as Managing Director
AUSTIN, Texas, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Amherst Securities Group, LP, a leading financial services provider to institutional investors in the mortgage sector, announced today that Tom Harmon has joined the company as a Managing Director in fixed income trading and sales. Mr. Harmon will be based in Amherst's New York office and focus on supporting the firm's growth in Agency pass-through securities.
Mr. Harmon joins Amherst from Cantor Fitzgerald, where he was a Managing Director in Debt Capital Markets focused on single and multifamily mortgage products, since 2008. Prior to that, Mr. Harmon worked on the Merrill Lynch pass-through trading desk, and Fannie Mae on their portfolio team.
"As a 15-plus year veteran in trading and portfolio management at Fannie Mae and other leading investment banks, Tom brings a wealth of experience to our clients in this key market sector," said Dan Hoffman, Senior Managing Director at Amherst Securities. "We are very pleased to welcome him aboard."
Mr. Harmon graduated from the University of Maryland with a degree in Economics, and received his M.S. from Johns Hopkins University.
About Amherst Securities Group, LP
Amherst Securities Group, LP, is a specialist broker-dealer with more than 15 years experience analyzing and trading residential mortgage-backed securities. Amherst is the principal subsidiary of Amherst Holdings, a holding company for several companies dedicated to assisting institutional investors in the U.S. mortgage markets. Amherst's experienced professional staff utilizes proprietary analytical tools to provide actionable intelligence to institutional clients that are seeking to understand and profit from the complexities and risks of the mortgage securities market. More information about Amherst can be found on www.amherstholdings.com.
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