Peter Seccia

Global Head of Equity Derivatives at Jefferies LLC

Peter Seccia

Peter Seccia

Global Head of Equity Derivatives at Jefferies LLC

Biography

Peter Seccia graduated from Xavier High School in 1985. He earned a bachelor's degree in political science from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1989.

Seccia spent much of his career at Goldman Sachs, where he was responsible for running the North American Derivative Sales business for the Equities Division. He started his career in the J. Aron Division in 1989 as an analyst in foreign exchange derivative trading in New York and moved to Tokyo in 1992. He relocated to London to assume a senior role in FX options trading in 1995. In 2000, he joined the Equities Division to run Swiss Equity volatility tradition. In 2002, he assumed responsibility for the flow derivatives and futures businesses, and then more broadly for hedge fund sales in 2006. Seccia was named managing director in 2003 and partner in 2008. He stepped down from Goldman in 2016.

In 2017, Seccia joined Jefferies as global head of equity derivatives.

He has served on the boards of Xavier High School, USA Rugby, Play Rugby USA, and Friends of Hudson River Park.

Seccia and his wife, Lisa, have two children, Jack and Rosie. Jack recently completed his freshman year at Bennington College. Rosie is a high school freshman at IMG Academy, where she also plays tennis.

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4

Number of Awards

1

Interests

Rugby

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Executive Director at Friends of Hudson River Park, Inc.

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Chief Operating Officer at Moore Capital Management LP

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Chief Executive Officer, Founder at Galaxy Digital Holdings Ltd.

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Chief Executive Officer at Jefferies Group LLC

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Vice Chairman at Jefferies LLC

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President at Xavier High School

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President at Rose Urban Strategies

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Director at USA Rugby Football Union, LTD.

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Director at USA Rugby Football Union, LTD.

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Director at USA Rugby Football Union, LTD.

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Peter Seccia
Global Head of Equity Derivatives at Jefferies LLC
Education
B.A. in Political Science
Class of 1989

Stony Brook University is one of America’s most dynamic public universities, a center of academic excellence and an internationally recognized research institution that is changing the world. After less than 60 years of existence, it’s ranked among the top 100 universities in the nation.

Attendee
Class of 1985

Xavier High School is an independent university-preparatory high school for boys run by the USA Northeast Province of the Society of Jesus in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. It was founded in 1847, as the College of St. Francis Xavier (also known as St. Francis Xavier College by John Larkin.

Career History
Global Head of Equity Derivatives
2017 - Current

Founded in 1962, Jefferies LLC is a global investment bank and institutional securities firm headquartered in New York City. The firm is a subsidiary of Jefferies Group LLC (NYSE: JEF) and their ultimate parent is Leucadia National Corp. (NYSE: LUK). Jefferies provides investment banking, sales and trading, research and asset management to a variety of corporate clients, institutional investors and high net-worth individuals. The firm specializes in growing, mid-sized companies in the following sectors: (1) aerospace and defense (2) clean technology (3) energy (4) financial services (5) business services (6) gaming and leisure (7) healthcare (8) industrials (9) maritime and oil service (10) media and communications (11) retail and consumer and (12) technology. They also offer private client services, prime brokerage, securities finance, correspondent clearing and NYSE brokerage services. Jefferies' research covers U.S. and international equity, high yield, convertibles, investment grade fixed-income and post-reorganization securities, as well as special situations and quantitative research.

Partner
Prior

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. engages in global investment banking, securities, and investment management, which provides financial services. It operates through the following business segments: Investment Banking, Global Markets, Asset Management, and Consumer & Wealth Management. The Investment Banking segment serves public and private sector clients around the world and provides financial advisory services, help companies raise capital to strengthen and grow their businesses and provide financing to corporate clients. The Global Markets segment serves its clients who buy and sell financial products, funding and manage risk. The Asset Management segment provides investment services to help clients preserve and grow their financial assets. The Consumer & Wealth Management segment helps clients to achieve their individual financial goals by providing a wealth advisory and banking services. The company was founded by Marcus Goldman in 1869 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Current

Friends of Hudson River Park, Inc. owns and operates amusement & theme parks. Their mission is to complete and sustain this world-class park that includes expansive lawns, horticultural walkways, recreational facilities, historic landmarks, and access to one of the most important rivers in the city and state. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

USA Rugby is an American nonprofit company located in Boulder, CO. The firm engages in conducting and promoting sports events and retails sporting apparels and footwear through online platform.The company says this about itself: Established in 1975, USA Rugby is the governing body for the sport of rugby in America and a Full Sport Member of the United States Olympic Committee. Currently headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, USA Rugby is charged with developing the game on all levels and has more than 125,000 active members, with more than 32,000 playing collegiate rugby and 27,000 playing senior club rugby. USA Rugby oversees four national teams, multiple collegiate and high school All-American sides, and an emerging Olympic development pathway for elite athletes. It also hosts more than 30 national playoff and championship events each year as a service to its members. In October 2009, the International Olympic Committee announced Rugby Sevens (the seven-a-side version of the game) will appear in the 2016 Olympic Games to be held in Rio de Janeiro.

Political Donations
$2,300
2008

Former President of United States

Awards & Honors
2011
Stony Brook Distinguished Alumnus Award
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