Founded in 1996, First Tryon Securities, LLC is a market maker in corporate, agency and municipal bonds servicing both the dealer community and institutional customers. We also provide independent financial advisory services to municipal and corporate clients. We are headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina—a major U.S. financial center.
We provide markets and advisory services to approximately 1,000 dealers and institutions across the United States and internationally. The combination of secondary trading/sales and financial advisory services enables us to provide our client base with multidimensional expertise in the fixed income markets.
We are well capitalized, enabling us to meet a variety of needs, and efficiently staffed to provide the personal attention you deserve. Each customer transaction is valued regardless of size. The markets and advice we provide reflect our seasoned professionals’ comprehensive knowledge of the marketplace and our desire to earn your business.
Mr. Brunnemer is the Chief Executive Officer of the firm and manages the firm's trading and sales department. He has over twenty years of experience trading a wide range of securities.Read More
H. Keith Brunnemer III
Ms. Carpenter is the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operations Officer of the firm.Read More
Mr. Pensabene is the firm's Operations Associate who's background includes 13 years working in brokerage services.Read More
Mr. Lozzi has worked in the Municipal Bond business since 1983 with experience both as a Bond trader and Institutional Salesperson.Read More
Mr. Goldsmith is the First Tryon Advisors Department Head and has over 18 years of experience serving tax exempt borrowers in the southeast region.Read More
Ms. Truchon is the Chief Compliance Officer of the firm and has served in this role since 2008.Read More