Brad Reifler, an entrepreneur, is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Forefront Capital Markets Management. He has served in this position since 2009. Forefront Capital has several subsidiaries that include Forefront Advisory LLC and Forefront Partners. With these subsidiaries, the firm has been able to attract registered investment advisers, top investment bankers, and leaders in business to the firm. Mr Reifler holds a bachelor’s degree from Bowdoin College, where he studied Economics and Political Science.
Mr Reifler was formerly the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pali Capital, having served in this capacity from 1995 to October 2008. Pali was a sell side broker dealer that strictly focused on equity markets. He lead the firm to high levels of success, making more than $1 billion in commissions income, employing over 300 staff and opening offices in 4 continents. He also served as Senior Managing Director at the firm. In 1982, he founded Reifler Trading Corporation. The firm was involved in the management of hundreds of millions of dollars in discretionary accounts and later evolved to institutional research, information dissemination, global derivative advisory and execution services. The firm went on to become a market leader in independent futures operations.
In 2000, Mr Reifler sold the company to the world’s largest futures company, Refco Inc. In 1992, he founded Reifler Capital Management. Mr Reifler managed the Institutional Sales Desk at Refco, from 1995 to 2000. Here he was responsible for sales and execution of global derivatives, creating custom investment programs for institutional and high net worth clients, foreign exchange and execution of global derivatives. Mr Reifler has been the CEO of Forefront Income Trust, which is a public non-traded interval fund that allows Middle America to invest in strategies typically reserved for the 1%. Investments made are in direct loans and specialty finance space.
The investments are structured to minimize risk. Mr Reifler is a Director at Symmetry Property Development ROOT Exchange, ITG Investment Research Inc (formerly Majestic Research Corp) and at ITG Market Research Inc. Mr Reifler has also served on the board of various companies including the European American Investment Bank, and Foresight Research Solutions. Since 2014, he has served Sino Mercury Acquisition Corp as Independent Director. Mr. Reifler serves as the Director of Root Markets, a trustee of the Millbrook School and serves the Finance Committee as Chairman. Mr Reifler has gained a vast amount of experience as an entrepreneur and investor.