Americas Practice.

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Americas Practice.

The Omerta Group’s Americas Practice is fundamental to driving our client relationships in the US.

Strategic collaboration with our London and Hong Kong offices is key to our success. We operate globally across Asset Management, Hedge Funds, Systematic Markets, Global Markets and Investment Banking & Private Markets.

We partner with our clients to deliver exceptional human capital solutions and market insights across all global verticals, focusing on their critical short-term hiring needs and long-term priorities.

Asset Management.

CIO | Portfolio Managers | Analysts | Quants | Distribution | ESG

Hedge Funds.

CIO | Portfolio Managers | Analysts & Strategists | Traders | Economists | Quants | Investor Relations & Sales

Global Systematic Markets.

Systematic Investment Strategies | Systematic Market Making & Execution | Derivative Quantitative Strategies | Frontier Technologies

Global Markets (Fixed Income, Equities, Commodities & Crypto).

FICC | Credit, Interest Rates, FX, Structured Products, Commodities and EM Equities | Cash, Derivatives, Research, Electronic and Prime Services

Investment Banking & Private Markets.

Industry Coverage | M&A | Capital Markets & Leveraged Finance | Restructuring Private Equity | Private Credit | Credit Opportunities | Real Assets | Investor Relations

Corporate Functions.

COO | CRO | CTO | CCO | CFO | Senior Operations & Risk | Treasury & Repo | Technology

Our Reach

Coverage.

Our Track Record

Recent Completed Assignments.

Head of Credit Solutions.

Global Investment Bank

Portfolio Manager, Corporate Credit.

Multi Strat Hedge Fund

Managing Director, Institutional Sales.

Asset Manager

Senior Credit Quantitative Trader.

HFT Principal Trading Firm

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Head of Convertible Bond Trading.

HFT Principal Trading Firm

Senior Quantitative Researcher, Equities.

Non-Bank Trading Platform

Senior Director, Origination – Private Credit.

Credit Boutique

Head of eCredit, Americas.

European Investment Bank

Head of FX & EM Sales, Americas.

Japanese Investment Bank

Director, Investment Banking – Technology.

US Investment Bank

Senior Trader, High Yield.

HFT Principal Trading Firm

Portfolio Manager, Structured Products.

Sovereign Wealth Fund

Senior Research Analyst, Technology Equity.

Asset Manager

Product Specialist, ESG.

Asset Manager

Our People

Practice Team.

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Michael is Head of Americas, leading The Omerta Group’s regional...

Michael Stover

Managing Director, Head of the Americas

Jon, based in the New York office, is part of...

Jon Friedman

Managing Director

Dan joined The Omerta Group in 2019 and leads the...

Daniel Rosado

Vice President

Bryant joined The Omerta Group in 2021, based in New...

Bryant Yao

Vice President

Edite joined The Omerta Group Americas in 2021 and is...

Edite Agolli

Hedge Funds

Pierre is a Senior Associate, part of the Global Markets...

Pierre Guillonneau

Senior Associate

Angela joined The Omerta Group in 2020 as a Senior...

Angela Beglaryan

Senior Associate

Edward joined The Omerta Group in 2021, supporting the Global...

Edward Guariglia

Senior Associate

Michael Stover

Position: Managing Director, Head of the Americas
Email: Michael.Stover@omerta-group.com
Categories: Asset Management, Corporate Functions, Digital Assets, Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange, Hedge Funds, Investment Banking & Private Markets, Systematic Markets
Location: New York

Michael is Head of Americas, leading The Omerta Group’s regional client relationships, strategic development and senior search mandates across Global Markets, Global Systematic Markets, Investment Banking and Asset Management, based in New York.
 
Michael has had significant global front-office recruiting experience, with his career spanning 20 years working at a strategic level as a talent acquisition leader in the U.S., EMEA and Asia markets. His coverage has included; Global Securities (Equities, Fixed Income & Research), Capital Markets, Investment Banking, Asset Management, International Banking, Transaction Banking, Wealth Management and Shared Services senior recruitment.
 
Prior to joining Omerta, Michael was a Managing Director at a boutique executive search firm focused on the global financial services industry, where he was responsible for the origination of new business development and execution of searches across global markets and asset management.
 
Michael’s career has also included senior talent acquisition roles at Citadel, UBS, Credit Suisse, Standard Chartered Bank and Wachovia/Wells Fargo.

Jon Friedman

Position: Managing Director
Email: Jon.Friedman@omerta-group.com
Categories: Asset Management, Commodities, Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange, Hedge Funds, Investment Banking & Private Markets, Systematic Markets
Location: New York

Jon, based in the New York office, is part of the firm’s Global Asset Management leadership team, focused on identifying, assessing and hiring senior talent across both, traditional and alternative asset managers. His core expertise stretches across senior leaders, portfolio managers, research analysts, sales & distribution, IR, quantitative professionals and risk managers.
 
Jon has established and managed relationships with buy side firms for over 20 years, including extensive experience with fundamental credit and equities; event-driven, special situations and distressed; emerging markets; structured corporate and mortgage credit; macro; and quantitative strategies. Jon has also run and executed numerous sell side searches, primarily in corresponding asset classes/markets.
 
In addition to establishing and building the asset management practice at two previous search firms he worked with, Jon has been part of the senior leadership teams, helping to set and execute firm and/or team strategy, including hiring, training and managing team members.
 
Prior to search Jon traded derivatives. He studied finance and Asia at the University of Pennsylvania.

Daniel Rosado

Position: Vice President
Email: Daniel.Rosado@omerta-group.com
Categories: Asset Management, Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange, Hedge Funds, Investment Banking & Private Markets
Location: New York

Dan joined The Omerta Group in 2019 and leads the Research function, where he supports all firm practice teams for the U.S. operations. He also actively recruits for searches where additional resources are needed. Dan is based in New York.
 
Prior to joining The Omerta Group, Dan held senior Research positions with a number of global retained search firms, where he most recently served as the Head of Research for the Americas at a major global executive search firm.
 
Throughout his career, Dan has developed expertise around several areas within Financial Services including Fixed Income, Equities, Foreign Exchange, Investment Banking, Asset Management, Private Equity, Fin Tech, Cash Management/Transaction Banking, and Risk Management, among others. Beyond Financial Services, Dan also has a successful track record and extensive exposure to search assignments for clients in the Payments, Software, Networking, AI and Real Estate spaces.
 
Dan attended Pennsylvania State University for his undergraduate degree.

Bryant Yao

Position: Vice President
Email: bryant.yao@omerta-group.com
Categories: Asset Management, Hedge Funds, Systematic Markets
Location: New York

Bryant joined The Omerta Group in 2021, based in New York, focusing on US quant and systematic client needs, working closely with the Systematic Markets practice, Hedge Funds, Asset Management and Global Markets. His coverage spans quantitative portfolio managers, researchers, analytical specialists and other modeling/strats professionals.
 
Prior to joining Omerta, Bryant helped build the quantitative practice and establish the NYC office for a financial services recruitment boutique. Before that, Bryant was a member of the quantitative practice at a global talent acquisition and advisory firm covering a diverse set of clients. He began his career as an Associate at a major US investment advisory firm, focused on risk reporting.
 
Bryant is a graduate of Cornell University.

Edite Agolli

Position: Hedge Funds
Email: Edite.Agolli@omerta-group.com
Categories: Asset Management, Hedge Funds, Systematic Markets
Location: New York

Edite joined The Omerta Group Americas in 2021 and is a member of the Asset Management & Alternatives practice, partnering closely with US and Global leadership. She focuses on identifying, evaluating, and presenting investment and other professionals, primarily to hedge fund clients. Her coverage spans portfolio managers, investment analysts, quantitative researchers, and technology & infrastructure professionals.
 
Prior to joining Omerta, Edite operated her own boutique recruiting firm with expertise in fundamental long/short credit & equities, quantitative strategies, fixed income, and discretionary & systematic macro strategies across corresponding asset classes globally.
 
Previously, Edite was Vice President at Highbridge Capital Management and Amaranth Advisors, where she developed her career in Operational, Project and Portfolio Risk Management over 12 years.
 
Edite studied Finance at Iona College and is pursuing her CAIA designation.

Pierre Guillonneau

Position: Senior Associate
Email: Pierre.Guillonneau@omerta-group.com
Categories: Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange
Location: New York

Pierre is a Senior Associate, part of the Global Markets Practice in New York focusing on Fixed Income, Macro & Emerging Markets.
 
Prior to joining The Omerta Group in 2018, Pierre was an Associate at a Boutique Financial Services Search firm based in New York. There, Pierre was responsible for conducting multiple cross-product mandates for the Americas region.
 
Pierre holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University.

Angela Beglaryan

Position: Senior Associate
Email: angela.beglaryan@omerta-group.com
Categories: Asset Management, Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange, Hedge Funds
Location: New York

Angela joined The Omerta Group in 2020 as a Senior Associate based in New York, focused on US markets and asset management.
 
Prior to joining The Omerta Group, she worked in a global search firm, search boutiques and in corporate recruitment with several major global enterprises.
 
She graduated from Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland with a Master’s Degree in Linguistics.

Edward Guariglia

Position: Senior Associate
Email: edward.guariglia@omerta-group.com
Location: New York

Edward joined The Omerta Group in 2021, supporting the Global Markets, Investment Banking and Asset Management practice in New York City. He specializes in all levels of M&A advisory and investment roles across investment banking, asset management, hedge fund and private equity clients.

Prior to joining Omerta, Edward was an Associate Director with a nationwide search firm based in New York.  For nearly 10 years he partnered with banks, asset managers, insurance, real estate and fintech firms to support positions across investment/corporate banking, private equity, risk management, compliance, investor relations, sales, and all aspects of middle/back office operations.

Edward studied Finance at Seton Hall University