MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Duncan-Williams, Inc. (DWI) announces the expansion of their Public Finance footprint into New York.
Duncan-Williams, a Memphis, TN-based full-service investment banking firm, announces that Carlos Desmaras and Dominick Setari have joined its Public Finance division to increase its presence in New York. Desmaras, a 20-year financial veteran, has joined DWI as Managing Director. Most recently, Desmaras was responsible for institutional sales and trading, project finance, financial advisory and public finance banking for East Coast based issuers. Setari, a 15-year financial veteran, also joins DWI as Director of its New York-based Public Finance division. Prior to joining DWI, Setari served as financial advisor and investment banker to a variety of public sector clients and as a transportation finance professional.
The two will work under Wayne Breunig, Senior Vice President, Public Finance. "The Public Finance Department is pleased to welcome Carlos and Dominick into the Duncan-Williams family. Their skills and experience will enable them to 'hit the ground running' and build effectively on our existing municipal banking and underwriting team," noted Breunig.
"Dominick and I are excited about joining Duncan-Williams. Joining the DWI team feels like a homecoming, as we have enjoyed working with and had success working with a number of DWI's professionals in the past," said Desmaras. "We are also impressed with DWI's strengths in niche markets including housing," added Mr. Setari.
"Carlos and Dominick bring vast experience in all aspects of municipal finance in the northeast region. We are pleased to have a team of such high quality join our expansion efforts," noted Demetri Patikas, Executive Vice President of Duncan-Williams, Inc.
About Duncan-Williams, Inc.
Duncan-Williams, Inc., is a Top 100 Brokerage Firm headquartered in Memphis, Tenn. The firm is a full-service brokerage and investment banking firm providing financial solutions to retail and institutional organizations in 50 states and 11 foreign countries. Duncan-Williams, Inc., is a member of FINRA, SIPC and RBDA. Duncan-Williams, Inc., has offices in New York City, Jersey City, N.J., Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco, Houston, Philadelphia, Cleveland, Charlotte, N.C., Nashville, TN and Jackson, Miss. The Women's Business Enterprise National Council certifies Duncan-Williams, Inc., as a Women's Business Enterprise (WBE). Additional information is available at www.duncanw.com.
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