Institutional Equities

Senior Management

 

Individual: 

Michael Cox, CFA

Managing Director
Co-Head of Global Equities

E-mail  |  Tel: +1 612 303-2043

Michael Cox

Michael Cox is the co-head of global equities at Piper Jaffray. In this role, he oversees the firm's equity research organization and serves as a member of the equities operating committee.

Previously, Cox served as director of equity research and prior to that, he spent more than 10 years as a senior research analyst covering a wide range of sectors, including consumer, agriculture and clean tech.

Prior to joining Piper Jaffray in 2003, Cox worked in equity research at RBC Capital Markets in Minneapolis and Edward Jones in St. Louis.

Cox has a bachelor’s degree in finance from Iowa State University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.

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James Fehrenbach

Managing Director
Chief Operating Officer of Global Equities

E-mail  |  Tel: +1 612 303-6422

James Fehrenbach

Jim Fehrenbach is a managing director and chief operating officer of global equities for Piper Jaffray. In this role, he serves on the equities operating committee and oversees distribution of capital markets transactions, corporate access, and corporate & venture services.

Most recently, Fehrenbach served as head of institutional equity distribution, and prior to that, was head of NASDAQ trading at the firm. He joined Piper Jaffray in 1995 and was one of the firm's top market makers.

With more than 28 years of experience in the securities industry, Fehrenbach was formerly a member of the trading committee for the Securities Industry Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) and was formerly president and board member of the Minnesota Security Dealers Association (MSDA). He is also a current board member of The Autism Society of Minnesota (AuSM). Fehrenbach earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from St. Cloud State University.

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Lance Lonergan

Head of Global Equity Execution

E-mail  |  Tel: +1 203 861-9315

Lance Lonergan

Lance Lonergan is the head of global equity execution and serves on the equity operating committee at Piper Jaffray. For the last 12 years, Lonergan served in senior leadership roles at Weeden & Co. and served as CEO for the last eight years.

Prior to Weeden, Lonergan was a managing director and head of equity sales and trading for Citigroup for 15 years. He is a member of the National Organization of Investment Professionals (NOIP) and speaks on numerous industry panels.

Lonergan is a graduate of Penn State University and the Smeal College of Business. He is currently a squad leader for Catch A Lift Fund, an organization that serves post 9/11 wounded combat veterans. Lonergan resides in Westport, CT with his wife and four children.

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Thomas O'Kane

Managing Director
Co-Head of Global Equities

E-mail  |  Tel: +1 212 284-9375

Tom O'Kane

Thomas O’Kane is the co-head of global equities at Piper Jaffray. In this role, oversees the firm's equity sales & trading organization and serves as a member of the equities operating committee.

Previously, O'Kane served as the global head of equity sales & trading and prior to that, he was part of the institutional equity sales group and served as head of the New York region. From 1991-2006, O’Kane was a financial advisor in Piper Jaffray's private client group and prior to that, he worked on the firm's municipal bond desk.

O’Kane graduated with a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of St. Thomas.

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