Barclays announced today that it has hired four Investment
Representatives who will be based in New York in the Wealth
and Investment Management division. The new hires will
report to Mark Stevenson, Managing Director and Regional
Manager for New York.
Mark Leyton joins Barclays as a Managing Director from
Deutsche Bank's Private Wealth Management division. At
Deutsche, Mr. Leyton focused on creating customized
solutions for ultra high net worth individuals, corporate
executives and professional investors. Prior to joining
Deutsche in 2004, he advised high net worth clients at
Salomon Smith Barney and Lehman Brothers. Mr. Leyton holds
a B.A. in Economics from Union College in New York.
Zach Shillingford, a Director, joins from Deutsche Bank's
Private Wealth Management division. Prior to joining
Deutsche in 2005, he was an advisor to high net worth
clients at Janney Montgomery. Mr. Shillingford holds a B.A.
in Economics from Villanova University.
Gannon McCaffery, a Vice President, joins Barclays from
Deutsche Bank. In his previous role in Deutsche Bank's U.S.
Private Institutional Client Group, Mr. McCaffery offered
capital market solutions to ultra high net worth clients
and family offices. Prior to joining Deutsche in 2010, he
worked for five years in the Investment Bank at Barclays
where he focused on the structuring and distribution of
fixed income products. Mr. McCaffery holds a B.A. in
Economics from the University of Virginia.
Darin Laub joins Barclays as a Vice President, after 13
years at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney. Mr. Laub was a
financial advisor serving high net worth individuals and
families. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, he worked at
Prudential Securities in the Private Client Group. Mr. Laub
holds a B.A. in Political Science from Boston University.
"We are confident that these first-class Investment
Representatives will deliver Barclays capabilities, in a
customized way, to our ultra high net worth individuals and
families," said Mitch Cox, Managing Director, Head of
Wealth Management, Americas, for Barclays. "The addition of
these experienced Investment Representatives further
underscores our ability to continue to attract top
performing advisors to Barclays world-class platform. We
look forward to working with these professionals and having
them join our growing New York office," added Steve
Houston, Managing Director, Head of Sales Management,
With 13 offices across the United States, including our
trust office in Delaware, Barclays Wealth Trustees (U.S.),
N.A., the Wealth and Investment Management division of
Barclays, provides comprehensive wealth management to high
net worth individuals and families in the Americas. The
firm focuses on understanding its clients' financial needs,
personal aspirations and tolerance for risk in order to
design and implement highly customized investment
Barclays moves, lends and invests money for customers and
clients worldwide. With over 300 years of history and
expertise in banking, we operate in over 50 countries and
employ over 140,000 people.*
Our customers and clients benefit from access to the
breadth of expertise across Barclays. We are one of the
largest financial services providers in the world, engaged
in retail banking, credit cards, corporate and investment
banking, and wealth and investment management.
We are a leading global wealth and investment manager
providing international and private banking, wealth
planning, trust and fiduciary services, investment
management, brokerage services and research to private and
intermediary clients around the world.
"Barclays" refers to any company in the Barclays PLC group
Barclays offers wealth management products and services to
its clients through Barclays Bank PLC ("BBPLC"),
functioning in the United States through Barclays Capital
Inc. ("BCI"), an affiliate of BBPLC. BCI is a
registered broker dealer and investment adviser, regulated
by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, with
offices at 200 Park Avenue, New York, New York 10166.
Member FINRA and SIPC. Barclays Bank PLC, registered in
England and Wales (no. 1026167), has a registered office at
1 Churchill Place, London, E14 5HP, United Kingdom, and is
regulated by the Financial Services Authority.
Mortgage products and services in the U.S are offered by
Barclays Bank Delaware ("BBD"), member FDIC. Custom lending
is offered via BBPLC, New York Branch. Securities investing
and brokerage products and services are offered exclusively
through BCI. A relationship with the Barclays Wealth and
Investment Management unit need not be established or
maintained to obtain BBD or BBPLC, New York Branch products
or pricing. Bank regulations require that the loan review
and approval proves to be independent of, and cannot be
impacted by, brokerage/investment-related matters or other
Trust and fiduciary services are offered through Barclays
Wealth Trustees (U.S.), N.A. ("BWT") a limited purpose
national bank. BWT is subject to regulation and examination
by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. BWT is an
indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of BBPLC and an affiliate
of BCI and various other subsidiaries of, and entities
affiliated with, BBPLC.
This is not a solicitation of any products or services.
* As of March 31, 2012