Amherst Securities Group Hires John Caputo as
Primary CMBS Trader
June 21, 2010 08:33 AM Eastern Daylight Time
AUSTIN, Texas--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Amherst Securities Group, L.P., a leading financial services
provider to institutional investors in the mortgage sector, announced today that John Caputo has joined the company
as its primary commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) trader, effective June 21. Mr. Caputo brings nearly
20 years of commercial real estate expertise to this position, having worked as a loan underwriter, desk trader and
bond portfolio manager. He will be based in Amherst’s New York office.
Sean Dobson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Amherst, said, “We are very pleased to welcome John to
our company. There is a tremendous opportunity for Amherst to expand its mortgage trading efforts into the CMBS
market. We are convinced that John’s extensive trading and loan credit background will be critical to our success as
we build out this important new platform at Amherst. John is the ideal person to fill this important role.”
Darrell Wheeler, Head of CMBS Strategy at Amherst, added: “I am confident that the combination of John's credit
and trading expertise, Amherst’s proprietary analytics and our strategy efforts will enhance Amherst’s ability to
evaluate and offer commercial mortgage-backed securities trading opportunities to our clients. I look forward to
working with John.”
Most recently, Mr. Caputo managed the RMBS and CMBS trading efforts at hedge fund C12 Capital Management
LP. Prior to that, he held positions at Barclays Capital and Saloman Brothers/Smith Barney/Citi as a CMBS trader.
About Amherst Securities Group, L.P.
Amherst Securities Group, L.P., is a specialist broker-dealer with more than 15 years experience analyzing and
trading residential mortgage-backed securities. Amherst is the principal subsidiary of Amherst Holdings, a holding
company for several companies dedicated to assisting institutional investors in the US mortgage ma