CastleOak Securities hired Gene Gallagher and Roy Jones to its fixed-income sales and trading team. Gene is an extraordinary talent in the fixed-income world, and we are very fortunate to bring him onto our team," said David Jones, the firm's president and chief executive officer. "Adding a professional like Gene with over 25 years of industry experience is a huge benefit. He will serve as managing director of fixed-income sales and trading based in New York, where he will spearhead our Preferred Stock business.
Gallagher was formerly a vice president at Goldman Sachs where he established the secondary preferred stock trading desk. Earlier, he was vice president for Blaylock & Partners and also held positions with Chase Securities, Morgan Stanley, as well as MKI Securities Corp.