SOURCE: Olympia Capital Markets Group

Olympia Capital Markets Group

February 01, 2010 16:25 ET

Olympia Capital Markets Group Enhances Institutional Services With Addition of Jeffery Girsky as Managing Director for the Institutional Trading Desk

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - February 1, 2010) - Olympia Capital Markets Group today announced the hiring of Jeffery Girsky as Managing Director for the Institutional Trading Desk. Before joining the Olympia Capital Markets Group team in late 2009, Mr. Girsky spent sixteen years at Morgan Stanley where he served as Vice President in Equity Research Sales, Global Wealth Management, and Institutional Equities.

Chief Executive Officer of Olympia Capital Markets Group Michael Murphy said, "Acquiring Jeff Girsky as our Managing Director for the Institutional Trading Desk has made a huge contribution towards accelerating our growth and market share. His background as a Vice President for Institutional Equities and Global Wealth management, as well as his experience as a VP of Equity Research Sales make for a combination of skills that we believe lends itself well to the role of Managing Director for Olympia Capital Markets Group."

Mr. Girsky's addition supports Olympia Capital Markets' longer term strategic plan initiated by Mr. Murphy to complement the company's successful retail business with a strong institutional operation by enhancing institutional sales & trading, research and investment banking.

In a memo to clients, Mr. Girsky noted: "I am extremely excited to be a part of the Olympia team. We have put together a world-class group, including Ron Weiss, our Chief Investment Officer and Paul Resnik, our Chief Market Strategist. We see an enormous opportunity to service an expanding group of institutional clients with the team we have in place. Mike Murphy is committed to making Olympia a force to be reckoned with in the institutional community."

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About Olympia Capital Markets Group

Olympia Capital Markets Group is an asset management, investment banking, and research firm dedicated to providing execution, proprietary research, and capital markets insight to institutional, individual, and corporate investors. Olympia Capital Markets Group is the institutional asset management division of Olympia Asset Management, LTD.

About Olympia Asset Management

Olympia Asset Management, LTD, member of the FINRA, SIPC and MSRB, is an independent Broker Dealer headquartered in the center of New York City, with a growing network of financial services. The institutional sales platform of Olympia focuses primarily on alternative investments. The firm offers its clients access to the financial markets while providing knowledgeable and experienced Financial Consultants who continuously strive to service their clients' needs.

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