BTIG is strengthening its Chicago presence with the addition of three veteran traders: Matt Biety, Matt Krebs and Peter Murphy. They will report to Walter Mis, the head of BTIG’s Chicago office.
Biety joins BTIG as a director. An 18-year financial industry veteran, Biety most recently was a sales trader and director at Knight Capital. He has also traded cash equities at Jefferies & Co. and he was an equities block trader at First Union Securities (now Wells Fargo). He started his career as a futures and options trader at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and the Chicago Board Options Exchange.
Krebs joins BTIG as a director. Krebs was most recently vice president of institutional sales at Knight Capital, for whom he’s worked since 2005.
Peter Murphy joins BTIG as a managing director. Murphy is a 13-year veteran of Knight Capital, where he began as a market maker and moved into sales two years later. Before he joined BTIG, he had been the manager of Knight’s Chicago office. -Business Wire