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John Thomas Financial

June 29, 2011 13:15 ET

John Thomas Financial Appoints Financial Industry Veteran Mario Truglio as Managing Director of Institutional Sales

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Jun 29, 2011) - John Thomas Financial, an independent broker/dealer and investment-banking firm located in New York City's Financial District, today announced the appointment of Mario Truglio as its Managing Director of Institutional Sales.

Mr. Truglio joins John Thomas Financial with over thirty years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining, Mr. Truglio held proprietary trading and management positions on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange with some of the most renowned institutions in the industry including Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs.

Mr. Truglio will oversee all operations of the full-service institutional sales and trading desk, which will offer agency execution to institutional traders, fund managers and advisors. By implementing a state-of-the-art order matching system (OMS), John Thomas Financial now provides access to multiple pools of liquidity (i.e. ECNs, Dark pools, etc.) as opposed to solely NYSE tools.

In this highly competitive and increasingly challenging environment, access to market intelligence, real-time information, deep liquidity and anonymous execution are all essential to successful trading operations. The services provided by John Thomas Financial will increase efficiency and provide effective tools to enhance trading capabilities. Moreover, John Thomas Financial's team provides unparalleled customer service and top-notch technical and economic research, all designed to help the performance of our clients.

By providing point-of-sale information and anonymous execution, personalized service, and experienced agency trading, John Thomas Financial's team enhances trading operations and allows clients to benefit from superior execution, efficiency, and customer service. John Thomas Financial utilizes the latest technologies to provide clients with real-time intelligence, maximum efficiency and overall execution excellence.

"Over the last couple of years, there have been major cutbacks at investment banks due to the economic crisis. John Thomas Financial has been a company that has demonstrated tremendous growth in tough economic times. It is an honor and a pleasure to be a part of an organization that has a vision in building a financial institution and is willing to put up its resources in investing in cutting-edge technology that clients have the ability to utilize to their benefit," says Mario Truglio.

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About John Thomas Financial
John Thomas Financial, member of the FINRA and SIPC, is an independent broker-dealer and investment-banking firm headquartered in New York City's Wall Street district. Emphasizing a client-centric approach to managing all aspects of its business, the firm offers a full complement of retail brokerage and corporate advisory services tailored to the unique needs of its clients. The firm publishes the Fiscal Liquidity Index a unique daily indicator that looks at government spending and its impact on the financial markets, as well as The John Thomas Financial Economic Outlook, a research report analyzing consumer sentiment, market outlook, credit cycles and dozens of other market influences. For more information on the firm, please visit:

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