Cibc bought Oppenheimer in 1997, Mike was one of the youngest managing directors in CIBC history and was the Number 1 sales trader for the firm. Well known as the largest...more and most effective market timer on Wall Street, Mike accounted for over 6% of the banks entire worldwide revenue and oversaw part of the proprietary desk trading assets. He was touted for trading over $90B in securities while only in his 20's.
Mike took his Lehman training to join Oppenheimer as a middle markets trader. He quickly achieved the rank of Number 1 producing sales trader for the whole firm, top on Wall...more Street and was considered one of the earlier electronic computer arbitrage traders. During his Oppenheimer tenure, he was given hundred's of awards from multiple counterparties including Oppenheimer, most mutual fund, as well as many organisations.
1992 - 1994 (almost 2 years)
Achieved two training degrees in the most highly regarded Wall Street program of its time, at Lehman Brothers. The first of these training programs started in Lehman's brokerage...more and sales division at the famous 55 Water Street. He entered a second training program to study: trading, banking, derivative creation, product formation, market making, early computer based trading, with detailed product knowledge of all sectors. Awarded him an institutional middle market desk in 1994.
Since 1996, Michael has driven real estate, funds and technology projects aggregating Billions in value. He started as one of the best & youngest arbitrageurs on Wall Street trading $90B+ in securities and today is a consummate entrepreneur in disruptive trends.