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Ben Seelaus is COO at R.Seelaus & Co. He joined the firm as a Managing Director in October of 2014. Ben spent the first 10 years of his career as a market maker and trader of U.S. Government Bonds for several firms including JP Morgan and HSBC. Just prior to joining Seelaus, Ben was a Managing Director and Head of U.S. Government Bond trading for Morgan Stanley. Robert Bertoni has been in the R. Seelaus & Co. muni trading department for two years. He began his career with HSBC in their middle office group. He currently holds his Series 7, Series, 63 and is a Level 3 CFA candidate.

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