DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hilltop Securities Inc. (HilltopSecurities) recently welcomed Managing Director Ike Papadopoulos to the company’s public finance division. Papadopoulos’ responsibilities will include expanding HilltopSecurities’ investment banking effort on the East Coast.
Papadopoulos brings more than 20 years of experience to his new role, most recently with private investment bank BC Ziegler and Company, where he served as managing director. Prior to joining Ziegler, he worked for nine years at TD Securities and TD Bank, and four years at Piper Jaffray. Papadopoulos has also held public sector positions as Director of Funding Programs for the Massachusetts Health and Educational Facilities Authority and Deputy Director of Budget for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority in Boston. He began his career at Bear Stearns in New York as a public finance investment banker.
“Ike brings a proven track record as a successful leader to his role at HilltopSecurities, and we look forward to leveraging his talents and abilities as we continue to grow our East Coast business,” said David Medanich. , vice president of HilltopSecurities and head of public finance. “Its mix of private and public sector companies will provide unique opportunities and insights as we continue to expand our presence in this important region.”
Papadopoulos holds a BBA from Kingston University in Greece and an MBA from Northeastern University in Boston, where he is currently an instructor for the university’s MBA program and a member of its advisory board. He has also taken courses in the MSF program at Boston College and is chairman of the finance committee at Franciscan Children’s Hospital in Boston.
“HilltopSecurities is a leading, nationally recognized, full-service municipal investment bank, and I am thrilled to join such a distinguished organization,” said Papadopoulos. “I look forward to continuing to grow our East Coast operations as we recruit new talent and introduce our full suite of services to other issuers throughout the region.”
About Hilltop Securities Inc.
Hilltop Securities Inc. provides candid advice and tailored solutions to municipal issuers, institutions, brokers and individuals. The full-service investment bank and registered investment adviser is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with offices across the United States. Areas of interest include public finance; underwriting, selling and trading municipal and taxable fixed income securities; retail brokerage services; securities clearing; structured finance; and securities lending. A wholly owned subsidiary of Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTH), HilltopSecurities subsidiaries include Hilltop Securities Independent Network Inc., PlainsCapital Bank and PrimeLending. For more information, visit www.HilltopSecurities.com. Member: NYSE/FINRA/SIPC.