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					                                                           KEITH A. IZZO
                                                145 Lexington Court, Holmdel, NJ 07733
                                                             917-364-2759
                                                           kaizzo4@aol.com

                                                                  SUMMARY

         Licensed sales professional with solid work experience and extensive knowledge of fixed income products. Held positions of
         increasing complexity and responsibility on several high profile trading desks of major financial institutions.

                                                     PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

ING FINANCIAL MARKETS, LLC                                                                          August 2007- June 2009
Operations Division                                                                                 New York, New York
Senior Settlements Analyst, Repo Trading Assistant

         Processed and cleared all treasury, mortgage and corporate Triparty trades, which were in excess of $35 billion daily.
         Verified all repo and reverse repo General Collateral Financing (GCF) trades on GSCC system daily, in excess of $25 billion.
         Verified overnight funds positions with traders daily at 3p.m (Fed deadline), so that they could either borrow or lend additional
          collateral depending on their particular funding needs at the time.
         Cleared and settled all treasury, mortgage, and corporate repo and reverse repo trades daily.
         Used ICI Impact system for settlement, trade comparison and position reconciling on real time position balancing vs clearing bank.
         Assisted in execution, processing and confirmation of trades by ascertaining customer’s terms and providing collateral
          requirements and interest rate levels.

CANTOR FITZGERALD SECURITIES CORP.                                                                  May 2005 – August 2007
Debt Capital Markets – Repo Division                                                                New York, New York
Trading Assistant

        Calculated and submitted margin call exposure notices to relevant traders, sales people and customers.
        Daily re-pricing and re-rating of existing positions.
        Investigated and followed up on trade issues to ensure proper and timely settlement.
        Reviewed and resolved inter-company breaks as per reports sent from operations control.
        Distributed fail reports to traders and sales people on a daily basis. Followed up on all failed trades.

MAXCOR FINANCIAL INC./EURO BROKERS                                                                  Feb 2004 – Jan 2005
Institutional Corporate Bond Division                                                               New York, New York
Vice President – Dealer Sales

        Worked on a team of two sales representatives covering 250 major regional and dealer accounts.
        Worked directly with senior traders to help market swap ideas and position items to the dealer community.
        Prospected and opened over 25 new dealer accounts across the United States and Europe.
        Created and built database for all institutional and dealer accounts for a team of 15 sales people.
        Maintained position of liaison between trading desk and back office for all corporate and government security trade clearing.

MERRILL LYNCH & CO                                                                                  June 1997 – Feb 2004
Global Emerging Markets Institutional Client Division                                               New York, New York
Senior Fixed Income Sales Assistant/Senior Specialist (Feb 2002-Feb 2004)

        Acted as a liaison between clients and 12 institutional sales representatives by monitoring all transactions; resolved trade
         disputes, acquired and secured documentation, tracked production credits and assisted in settlement issues of fixed income
         securities.
        Aggressively marketed repo desk priorities by executing and maintaining all customer repurchase agreement transactions
         including issuing margin calls, re-pricing and re-rating existing positions.
        Maintained effective links with Internal and Client Support Staff as well as other Merrill Lynch Divisions to track and expedite
         orders as well as to minimize settlement problems and risk.
        Acquired a fundamental understanding of a wide array of fixed income instruments including corporates, US Treasuries, and
         credit derivatives with a strong emphasis on emerging markets fixed income securities.
KEITH A. IZZO                                                                                         Page 2


MERRILL LYNCH & CO
Continued

Corporate Bond Loan Division
Trader’s Assistant (Feb 2000-Feb 2002)

        Responded to borrow requests from both proprietary traders and professional customers.
        Negotiated loan arrangements with Institutional Securities Lenders and Brokers, including size, term, collateral and rates.
        Dealt with failed trade analysis and ensured that all failed trade queries were resolved appropriately.
        Acted as the liaison point between the corporate bond loan desk and the internal support areas (predominately the Settlements
         Department) to ensure that all trade problems were resolved in a timely and appropriate manner.
        Rates maintenance - ensuring maximum return/reward for all existing positions.

Emerging Market Repo Division
Trader’s Assistant (June 97-Feb 2000)

        Directed processing and clearing of Brady and Euro Bonds related to financing including repo and reverse repo transactions.
         Annual volume exceeded 100,000 trades totaling $500 million.
        Worked closely with both Brady Bond Trading and Finance desks.
        Managed organization fusing five different functions: trades processing, bookkeeping, receive and deliver, trading support and
         margin to develop a team environment between the New York and London office

ERNST & COMPANY                                                                                       May 1996-June 1997
Compliance Assistant                                                                                  New York, New York

        Assisted the Director of Compliance in overseeing all market activity to make sure that all trading complied with SEC and
         exchange regulations.


CANTOR FITZGERALD SECURITIES CORP.                                                                    October 1986-Feb 1996
Government Securities Broker                                                                          New York/Tokyo, Japan

        Managed operations involved in the buying and selling of Government Securities.
        Directed and contributed to the professional development of a 9-member team of brokers.
        Monitored portfolio hedge activity including interest rate swaps, floors and caps for retail and dealer clients; assisted with
         speculation; provided information on current economic news.

                                                              LICENSES
                                                              Series 7 and 63

                                                         EDUCATION
                                           BACHELOR OF ARTS IN SPANISH, 1984
                         New York University, Washington Square and University College of Arts and Sciences
                                      Magna Cum Laude • Minor in Speech Communications

                                                              LANGUAGES
                                    Fluent and bicultural in Spanish • Working knowledge of Japanese

                                                             PERSONAL
                           Willing to relocate and perform work related travel • Two Time Marathon Finisher

                             REFERENCES AND FURTHER DATA AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

				
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