SOURCE: R.F. Lafferty & Co., Inc.

R.F. Lafferty & Co., Inc.

June 02, 2015 07:00 ET

R.F. Lafferty & Co. Inc. Announces Hiring of Rick Bensignor to Join the Institutional Sales Division as Chief Market Strategist

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Jun 2, 2015) - R.F. Lafferty & Co., Inc, today announced the addition of Rick Bensignor to its Institutional Sales Division as Chief Market Strategist. The new hire further continues the expansion of the division and products supported.

"We are delighted to have Mr. Bensignor join the firm and bring with him his deep market knowledge and large institutional following," said Robert Hackel, Chief Operating Officer at R.F. Lafferty. "We have watched, listened to, and read Rick's work for years, and we are thrilled that he has joined us and is now a part of our time-honored firm."

"I am excited about joining R.F. Lafferty as they continue their growth," said Mr. Bensignor. "Here I will be able to bring my clients a full suite of conflict-free services and customized portfolio analysis that they're unaccustomed to receiving from traditional investment banks."

Mr. Bensignor was most recently Head of Cross-Asset Trading Strategy at Wells Fargo Securities, where he wrote one of the Street's most sought after market behavior/investing strategy reports. Previously, he was Chief Market Strategist at Morgan Stanley, both for the firm's proprietary trading arm and earlier in the Equity Research division.

Mr. Bensignor has been quoted and featured in numerous news publications and shows including the WSJ, CNBC, Fox Business and Bloomberg.

About R.F. Lafferty & Co., Inc.

Founded in 1946, R.F. Lafferty & Co. is a leading boutique securities firm with Retail and Institutional Sales, Research, Investment Banking, Wealth Management and Market Making. The firm is registered with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and is a member of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC). Headquartered in New York, R.F. Lafferty has been family owned for over 40 years.

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    R.F. Lafferty & Co., Inc
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