Philadelphia, Pa. – December 20, 2013 – Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (“Janney”), a leading full-service wealth management, financial services and investment banking firm headquartered in Philadelphia, Pa., today announced that 30-year industry veteran Seth Diamond has joined Janney’s Glastonbury, Ct. branch office as Vice President/Investments.
Diamond joins Janney from Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, where he spent the past eight years. Diamond began his career as a Commodity Research Analyst at Shearson Lehman Brothers, then served as the Futures Trading Strategist for Advest, Inc. before joining M&T Bank as an Executive Associate, where he traded foreign exchange and also authored a biweekly commentary on capital markets. After trading Foreign Futures Options for a Commodities Fund, he became a Foreign Exchange Strategist for Chase Manhattan Bank. Diamond subsequently joined Prudential Securities (later Wachovia Securities LLC) as a Financial Advisor, rising to Sales Manager of the flagship branch on Park Avenue in New York City. In 2005, he joined Morgan Stanley (predecessor firm to Morgan Stanley*, LLC) in Hartford, Ct.
Diamond holds both a BA in Economics from Franklin & Marshall College (1982) and an MBA in Finance from the Stern School of Business at New York University (1990). He has been appointed Adjunct Assistant Professor of Financial Management at the NYU School of Continuing & Professional Studies, where he lectures on Applied Technical Analysis.
“Seth brings deep industry knowledge in both the capital markets and private wealth management to our firm,” said George Keith, Complex Manager. “Seth exemplifies the characteristics we strive to find in our Firm’s Financial Advisors and he embodies the values we strive to find in all employees. We are extremely pleased he’s chosen to bring his commitment to financial education, client relationship management and the community to Janney.”
Janney’s Glastonbury branch office is located at 180 Glastonbury Boulevard, Suite 302, Glastonbury, CT 06033, (860) 657-1780.
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Established in 1832, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC provides comprehensive financial advice and superior service to individual, corporate and institutional investors. A full-service, financial services firm, Janney is committed to providing our clients advice through a wealth management approach by focusing on the delivery of strategic financial plans that utilize a variety of financial products and services best suited to help meet their financial goals. Janney is equally committed to providing our corporate and institutional clients objective advice for the successful execution of their unique business plans. Janney provides advice and service to clients through a network of professionals in branch offices located along the entire east coast. Janney is an independently operated subsidiary of The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, one of the largest mutual insurance companies in the nation, and is a member of the New York Stock Exchange, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and the Securities Investor Protection Corporation.