Irvine, California and Melville, New York (Sharewellnewswire.com) May 1, 2013 – C. K. Cooper & Company, an independent, full-service investment bank, headquartered in Irvine, California, announced today Philip O. Fatta joined the firm as a Managing Director – Private Client Group in its Melville, New York office.  Mr. Fatta will be responsible for the recruitment, training and sales supervision of the firm’s recently opened Melville Office.

In addition, joining the firm along with Mr. Fatta will be, Michael Rogers who will also be joining the firm’s Private Client Group, in the Melville Office.

Commenting on these additions, Alexander G. Montano, President and CEO of C. K. Cooper & Company stated, “We have been making a concerted effort to broaden out the firms established institutional presence through the growth of our Private Client Group.  The opening of our offices in New York, coupled with the addition of Phil and his team, will position us to continue this growth into the foreseeable future.  We are excited to bring somebody of Phil’s experience, and background to help manage these operations, and further build on out our retail platform.”

Mr. Fatta has being in the financial services industry for nearly seventeen years, having been affiliated with various retail broker/dealers in the New York area.  He has had prior management experience at J. P. Turner & Company, Brookstone Securities and most recently at Legend Securities.

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