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Company Overview of R.J. O'Brien & Associates LLC

Company Overview

R.J. O'Brien & Associates LLC is a futures brokerage and clearing company in the United States. It offers a range of services to a global network of introducing brokers (IBs), as well as to commercial, institutional, international, and individual investors; and agriculture, energy, equity indices, fixed income, foreign exchange, metals, soft commodities, and structured products markets. The company was formerly known as John V. McCarthy & Co. and changed its name to R.J. O'Brien & Associates LLC in 1969. R.J. O'Brien & Associates LLC was founded in 1914 and is based in Chicago, Illinois. It also has offices in New York, London, Beijing, Hong Kong, and Toronto. R.J. O'Brien & Associates LLC o...

222 South Riverside Plaza

Suite 1200

Chicago, IL 60606

United States

Founded in 1914





Key Executives for R.J. O'Brien & Associates LLC

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 61
President and Director
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 42
Chief Operating Officer
Age: 44
Executive Vice President and President of the Americas
Age: 55
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

R.J. O'Brien & Associates LLC Key Developments

R.J. O'Brien & Associates Appoints Daniel Staniford as Executive Director

R.J. O'Brien & Associates (RJO) announced the appointment of industry veteran Daniel Staniford as executive director, responsible for the firm's institutional business development in New York and London. Beginning October 17, 2016, he will operate out of RJO's New York office and travel regularly to the UK to further expand the firm's sales capabilities in the two key financial centers. Staniford, who will report to Gerald Corcoran, RJO chairman and chief executive officer. Prior to joining RJO, Staniford spent 13 years at Citigroup Global Markets, serving most recently as managing director, Rates Sales. He spent the first seven years of his career at Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., where he became a vice president in the Commodities Lending Department.

R.J. O'Brien & Associates Hires Jordan Stern as Senior Vice President of Ethanol

R.J. O'Brien & Associates announced that Jordan Stern has joined the firm as Senior Vice President of Ethanol, operating out of Chicago. Stern will be focused on building out the firm's futures, swaps and physical brokerage capabilities in ethanol and other biofuels beginning August 1, 2016. Stern joined RJO from SCB Group. He served as co-head of the firm's ethanol desk, where he was instrumental in helping SCB ascend to a leading position in ethanol futures, ethanol options and physical brokering of ethanol.

R.J. O'Brien & Associates Names Tony Dalton as Head of the FX Division

R.J. O'Brien & Associates announced that Tony Dalton has joined the firm in its New York office as head of the FX Division. Dalton is widely considered one of the pioneers of foreign exchange (FX) prime brokerage, after building that business for three major global banks. Phil Fondren will remain an important part of the FX team at RJO and was named executive director, FX Administrator. Dalton served as managing director, futures, options and OTC Clearing at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in New York from 2012 to 2014. He also was senior relationship manager across asset classes for a number of key institutional clients. Dalton joined Bank of America in 2000 to help build its FX prime brokerage business and launched it within five months of joining. For 12 years he held various leadership roles and grew that global business and its sales operation, assuming the title of Managing Director in 2006.

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