Mr. Zabora is responsible for equity research coverage of the U.S. bank sector. Mr. Zabora brings over 18 years of equity research experience to Hovde Group covering the financial service sector as an equity research analyst. He joins Hovde from Keefe, Bruyette, & Woods/Stifel Financial, in Baltimore, where he was a Vice President in the research department covering banks across several regions of the U.S. and specialty financial companies for the past 8 years. Previously, he was an associate analyst in equity research for Credit Suisse and an associate analyst with Legg Mason Wood Walker, Inc. in Baltimore primarily covering large and regional banks.
Mr. Zabora graduated with his MBA with a concentration in Finance from Loyola University and also holds his Bachelors in Finance from Loyola. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst and is a member of the Baltimore CFA Society. Mr. Zabora is licensed with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority as a registered representative and holds the following licenses: Series 7, 63, 86 and 87.