HilltopSecurities Welcomes Thomas O’Connell to Private Client Group
DALLAS, February 2, 2023 – Hilltop Securities Inc. (Hilltop Securities) recently welcomed Thomas M. O’Connell to its Private Client Group. O’Connell will serve as senior vice president, advisor recruiter in its Sherman Oaks office and will report to Managing Director, Head of Business Development Jeff Stewart. In his new role, O’Connell will work alongside the HilltopSecurities leadership team to expand the firm’s Pacific Coast division.
“Thomas will be an incredible asset to HilltopSecurities,” Stewart said. “His experience will allow us to build upon our Pacific Coast division while strengthening our current team.”
O’Connell brings over 28 years of experience in the securities industry, having worked as a registered representative, assistant trader, operations manager, and marketing representative. Prior to joining HilltopSecurities, he spent 16 years at Western International Securities where he served most recently as associate director of new business development.
“I look forward to embedding myself with HilltopSecurities and developing trusted, meaningful relationships,” O’Connell said. “The opportunity to collaborate with the new business development team and with a firm that carries a storied culture is more than infectious.”
Hilltop Securities Inc. delivers forthright advice and tailored solutions for municipal issuers, institutions, broker-dealers, and individuals. The full-service municipal investment bank and registered investment adviser is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with offices across the United States. Areas of focus include public finance; municipal and taxable fixed income underwriting, sales, and trading; retail brokerage services; securities clearing; structured finance; and securities lending. A wholly owned subsidiary of Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTH), HilltopSecurities’ affiliates include Momentum Independent Network Inc., PlainsCapital Bank, and PrimeLending. Learn more at www.HilltopSecurities.com. Member: NYSE/FINRA/SIPC.
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