Prior to joining LJM, Mr. O’Brien spent over 25 year working in the financial markets. He started as a financial consultant with Northwestern Mutual working with families and small companies designing financial plans using insurance products, annuities, and mutual funds to help his clients achieve their goals and protect their assets. He transitioned to an option market maker in the commodity and equity markets, working at both the Chicago Board of Trade and the American Stock Exchange in NYC. He has extensive option knowledge, risk management skills, and understanding of portfolio construction across multiple asset classes. He has helped raise assets for a liquid alternative firm in the Mid-Atlantic/Northeast where he currently lives in Connecticut. Mr. O'Brien graduated from Fairfield University in 1989 with a B.S. in marketing and a minor in finance.
Mr. O'Brien is registered with the CFTC as an AP of LJM and possesses his FINRA Series 3, Series 7, and Series 66 licenses.