HOUSTON, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amerex Brokers LLC announced today that it has launched a Crude Oil Options Desk as part of its ongoing expansion efforts. The New York based desk will be led by Chris Motroni and will also include Chris Barvels and Rich Saitta. The three bring over 30 years experience in the energy industry to Amerex. The addition of the crude oil options desk will further strengthen Amerex's strong presence in energy with existing desks in power, natural gas and environmental commodities.
"Amerex has a long history of excellence in the energy space and I am very excited to help build a team to further expand the company's presence," said Chris Motroni.
Mark Gaynor, Managing Director of Amerex Brokers LLC said, "We are excited to expand our brokerage offerings and are confident the combined experience and market knowledge of Chris Motroni, Chris Barvels and Rich Saitta will ensure our success in the crude oil options space."
About Amerex Brokers LLC
Founded in 1978, Amerex is a leading over-the-counter energy brokerage offering services in electricity, natural gas, emission credits and allowances, renewable energy credits, retail energy procurement, energy consulting and energy data services. From its office in Houston, Amerex offers liquidity and timely execution to meet the needs of a global client network of more than 1,000 firms including thousands of traders and risk management professionals. For additional information, please visit www.amerexenergy.com.
Amerex Brokers LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of GFI Group Inc. (NYSE: GFIG), a leading inter-dealer broker specializing in over-the-counter derivatives products and related securities. GFI provides brokerage services, trading system software and market data and analytics software products for a range of credit, financial, equity and commodity instruments. GFI operates one of the largest OTC energy brokerage businesses in North America both directly and through its Amerex and StarSupply businesses.
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