NEW YORK, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WJB Capital Group, Inc. (WJB), a privately held institutional broker-dealer and a Member of the NYSE, FINRA, SIPC, and other principal exchanges, announced today that Jeffrey S. Langbaum has joined the firm as Director, Senior Analyst for Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs).
"Adding Jeffrey to our best-in-class research team demonstrates our clear commitment to providing our clients with immediate, value-added analysis in the REIT space. Jeffrey's keen insight into REITs is the ideal complement to our longstanding partnership with John Burns Real Estate Consulting, and I'm thrilled to have him on our team," said WJB Capital Group's Chief Executive Officer, Craig Rothfeld.
Mr. Langbaum has extensive experience in the REIT research space, most recently as Vice President – REITs at Barclays Capital, where he focused on office and commercial mortgage REITs. Prior to that, Mr. Langbaum was Vice President/Associate Research Analyst – REITs for Bear Stearns & Company where he was recruited to help build the REIT and real estate research practice. Mr. Langbaum also served as an Associate Research Analyst for BTAlex.Brown Incorporated, working in both New York and Baltimore.
Mr. Langbaum earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Maryland, College Park.
About WJB Capital Group, Inc. (WJB)
WJB Capital Group, Inc. is a privately held institutional broker-dealer and a Member of the NYSE, FINRA, SIPC, and other principal exchanges. Since its founding in 1993, WJB Capital Group has employed a partnership philosophy that focuses on customer-centric trading and execution solutions to the buy side. WJB now offers an extensive suite of global trading and execution services; agency equity and derivative executions; a dedicated corporate access team; macro, technical, TMT, healthcare, industrials & infrastructure, specialty retail, and REIT research; and comprehensive commission management solutions. WJB operates its own live trading desks for all major U.S. equity and option exchanges as well as in the global market centers of Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, South America, and South Africa.
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