Lighthouse Prime Services, a division of Lighthouse Financial Group, has announced that Steven M. Simmons, Garrett Nenner and Lynn Matteo have joined the firm.
Lighthouse Prime Services, headquartered in midtown Manhattan, offers a prime brokerage platform including technology services, institutional trading and capital introduction for hedge fund managers.
'We are really pleased to have Steve, Garrett, and Lynn join the team. They bring a wealth of experience and industry knowledge. Their reputations for putting their clients first supports our goal of providing a true client service model for hedge fund managers,' says Jamie Caputo, managing director and co-head of Lighthouse Prime Services.
Simmons brings nearly 20 years of institutional experience and will focus on capital introduction services. Most recently he was with Terra Nova Financial in Chicago where he was the head of prime brokerage services. He has been a frequent industry speaker on the topic of alternative methods for raising assets for smaller hedge funds and emerging managers. He is a junior executive board member of the Susan B. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, and a founding member of the Midwest Hedge Fund Association.
Nenner has 20 years of institutional trading and trading technology experience, and managed a trading desk and quant portfolio at Millenium Partners hedge fund for seven years. Recently, he was a senior sales executive and engineer for Lehman Brothers/Townsend Analytics' Real Tick Trading platform where he focused on product design and implementation. He has been a noted senior instructor at the Financial Times/New York Institute of Finance and has given numerous seminars on the topic of the securities markets and related technologies.
Matteo has spent the last ten years working with Goldman Sachs as a vice president with the operations group involved extensively with the electronic trading platforms and has managed several teams responsible for options rebalancing, trade reconciliations and client technology implementation. Previously, at the American Stock Exchange, she was a managing director of market operations responsible for managing an automated trading service desk as well as floor operations.