McDermott is joining Guggenheim Securities with a mandate to build a focused middle-markets equities team.
Dante Ferrarie, Senior Managing Director at Guggenheim Securities, said, 'We are delighted to announce Rich’s hire, and we look forward to his arrival to help us expand our middle-market focus, build out our specialized distribution capabilities, and deliver world-class research to our institutional clients'.
McDermott will be joining from Lazard Capital markets where he was a managing Director and head of middle-market equity sales. Previously, McDermott was a founding member of the middle-market sales team at Cowen and Company. He has both buy-side and sell-side experience from earlier roles at Lehman Brothers and Merrill Lynch.
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