Mark J. Wilson

 The Hovde Group

Mark J. Wilson
Managing Director
Tel: 973.387.1409

As a Managing Director in the firm’s Equity Capital Markets Group, Mr. Wilson is responsible for equity trading and market making of bank stocks for the firm nationwide. He brings 25 years of expertise in sales, trading and financial services, along with notable experience leading and managing market making and trading strategies for prominent investment banking firms. His trading acumen and specialization in the regional bank sector provides key insights into the financial markets for corporate and institutional clients.

Mr. Wilson previously served as Managing Director in Equity Trading for Keefe, Bruyette, and Woods, a wholly owned subsidiary of Stifel Financial Corp., where he worked for nearly 16 years. During his tenure, he successfully navigated multiple market cycles, managed IPO’s and secondary offerings and was an integral part of rebuilding the firm’s trading platform following the events of September 11, 2001. Prior to that, he served in various trading-related functions for nine years at CIBC Oppenheimer & Co.

Mr. Wilson resides with his family in New Vernon, New Jersey, serves as vice chair of the Harding Township Historical Preservation Commission, is a trustee of the Harding Land Trust and is an active volunteer for Family Promise of Morris County. He earned his BS in Business Administration from William Paterson University and holds the following FINRA licenses: Series 7, 55, and 63 licenses.