Gary M. Esayian | Chief Operating Officer Co-Head Equity Trading

Prior to joining Tigress Financial Partners, Gary was CEO for BCS, Americas, which is a part of the BCS Global Markets, Group headquartered in Moscow/London.

Prior to joining BCS Gary was a Managing Director at Instinet (a Nomura Company) in New York focusing on DMA solutions, smart order routing for both Buy and Sell side clients.

Gary has a long history on Wall Street beginning in retail brokerage, then transitioning to the Institutional side with a focus on Equity/Options execution, with a particular specialization in DMA. Gary began his career with Merrill Lynch, and has held senior positions at Lawrence Helfant, (NYSE/AMEX Floor Brokers), acquired by Jefferies, where he ran their overall Exchange operations and Global DMA business, and WR Hambrecht which focused on IPO’s utilizing a Dutch Auction methodology.

Gary holds a MBA from St. Louis University and an undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Missouri. Active registrations include FINRA Series 4, 7, 14, 24 and 63. 

In his spare time Gary is an avid golfer and enjoys collecting wine and travel. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, and raised in Wilmington, Delaware, Gary has resided in New York City since 1991.