Managing Principal, Head of Capital Markets
Mike Hedrei is a Managing Principal and Heads up the firm’s Capital Raising and Sales & Trading departments at Hovde Group LLC. Since joining the firm in 2014 Hovde Group has raised over 1 billion in equity and debt capital for banks across the US. Mike brings extensive experience and knowledge in capital formation working with financial institutions nationwide. Prior to this, Mr. Hedrei was in institutional sales with FIG Partners LLC, and Howe Barnes Hoefer & Arnett for over 11 years specializing in the financial services sector. Mike started his career at Raymond James & Associates in their private client services department and before that worked in the 30 year bond pit at the Chicago Board of Trade while still in college. Mr. Hedrei was formerly a board member of First South Bancorp in Spartanburg, South Carolina until it sold in May of 2019 and was formerly a board member of Commerce Bancshares in Nolensville, Tennessee before it was sold in 2016.
Mr. Hedrei graduated with a Bachelors in Finance and Communications from Lake Forest College and holds the following licenses: Series 7, 24, 63 and 79.