NEW YORK, NY – Brean Capital, LLC announced that John Ryding and Conrad DeQuadros have joined the firm as economic advisors in its Institutional Strategies Group. John will serve as Chief Economic Advisor and Conrad as Senior Economic Advisor and they will be responsible for providing key insights into economic developments and monetary and fiscal policy for Brean clients. For the last 11 years, John and Conrad have run their own economic research and consulting business, RDQ Economics LLC. Prior to founding RDQ Economics in 2008, John and Conrad were the U.S. economics teams at Bear Stearns & Co. John has ten years of experience in central banking at the Bank of England and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

“We are very happy to have John and Conrad join forces with Brean Capital,” said Rob Fine, CEO of Brean Capital. “Their knowledge, insights, and experience will be invaluable to helping our clients navigate the crosscurrents of monetary and economic dynamism, which allows Brean Capital to elevate the level of service we are able to provide for our clients.”

Russ Certo, Managing Director and Head of Rates Products, added, “We believe strongly that one of the keys to obtaining investment performance in markets going forward will be to encompass thoughtful collaboration of ideas. John and Conrad deliver on concepts impacting markets, including interpretation of economic fundamentals and policy insights. We welcome Conrad and John and are very much looking forward to the addition to our team.”

“Conrad and I are thrilled to be a part of the Brean Capital family,” said John Ryding. “Brean Capital’s reach into the institutional investor base makes it a terrific place to build on the economic analysis platform we have developed over the last 20 years. We look forward to helping investors navigate the economic landscape.” 

About Brean Capital, LLC

Brean Capital, LLC is a full-service broker-dealer founded in 1973. Under its current management team, Brean became a leader in Mortgage Backed Securities sales and trading, eventually expanding product offering lines to include loans, Treasuries, GSE debt, municipal bonds, ABS, etc. Brean leveraged its expertise in sales and trading to build a full-service investment banking team that provides a broad range of capital and advisory services. Brean now offers a full suite of services for institutional and corporate clients. Brean Capital’s nationwide footprint includes offices in New York, Chicago, Memphis, Seattle, Birmingham, Boston and Charlotte.

Contact the team

Interested to learn more and see how Brean Capital can help your business? Contact the team below:

Chief Economic Advisor
(212) 702-6547

Senior Economic Advisor
(212) 702-6634

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