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Joseph A. Calvo

President – Head of all Trading

Mr. Calvo joined Pressprich in October 1990. He is President/COO and Head of all Trading and Sales since January,2008, after previously serving as Managing Director of Credit Trading. Prior to his time at Pressprich, Mr. Calvo spent five years at Bear, Stearns & Co., three of which were spent at Bear Stearns International Ltd in London. At Pressprich, Mr. Calvo has also traded corporate Bonds, FRN’s, Euros, Yankees and Foreign Currency debt. Mr. Calvo holds a B.S. in Finance from Fordham University.

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Frank Sinatra, Jr.

Managing Director - Head of Investment Grade Corporate Trading

Mr. Sinatra has 19+ years of experience trading various credit markets. He joined Pressprich in May 2019 as a Managing Director and is the Head Investment Grade Credit Trader. He is well versed in all aspects of the credit markets but specializes in the Industrial and Telecom, Media and Technology (TMT) sectors. Prior to joining Pressprich, Mr. Sinatra was a credit trader at FTN Financial for 15 years, where he also spent the last 5 years as a Manager and Head Corporate Trader. Mr. Sinatra has spent his career working to develop and service an institutional account base that consists of insurance companies, asset managers, pension funds, private equity and hedge funds.

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Charles Engel

Managing Director – Head of Leveraged Credit

Mr. Engel joined R.W. Pressprich in May of 2020 as a Managing Director and oversees Leveraged Credit. He manages daily trading flow and sales to a diversified group of institutional accounts. Prior to joining R.W. Pressprich, Mr. Engel was head of High Yield trading at Janney Montgomery Scott for 9 years. He held similar roles at MF Global and SAMCO Capital Markets. Mr. Engel is a leader with 20+ years’ experience growing financial services groups in competitive markets.

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Lawrence Milstein

Senior Managing Director – Head of Treasury and Agency Trading

Mr. Milstein joined Pressprich in September 1992 as a trader/analyst following graduation from Columbia Business School where he earned his MBA (Beta Gamma Sigma). Before joining the trading desk, Mr. Milstein spent a year building econometric models and analyzing the value of using historical patterns and expectations theory to predict movements in the yield curve. Currently, he is the head of Government and Agency Trading and responsible for trading strategies and relative value analysis. Prior to attending Columbia University, Mr. Milstein worked as a consultant for Electromech Associates, a mechanical engineering consulting firm in California. Mr. Milstein also holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering (Summa Cum Laude) from UCLA.

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Dan deCastro

Managing Director – Head of Equity Trading

Mr. deCastro joined Pressprich in January 2015 in Equity Sales & Trading. In the Equity Products group, Mr. deCastro is responsible for execution in all publically traded equity, preferred & convertible products as well as private & non-listed equity related securities. Prior to joining Pressprich, Mr. deCastro worked at Citigroup on the Distressed Credit desk responsible for trading their Re-org / levered equity book. Mr. deCastro has a B.A. in Psychology from The Pennsylvania State University.