Global Conference 2010

Speaker's Biography

Steve Baffico

Senior Managing Director, Head of U.S. Retail Distribution, Claymore Securities/Guggenheim

Steve Baffico is a Senior Managing Director at Claymore Securities, a Guggenheim company, and is Head of U.S. Retail Distribution for the firm. Within the Private Client Group, he oversees areas including sales, marketing, product, key accounts, business analytics, product specialists, strategic initiatives and support teams for intermediary-sold investments. Guggenheim—Claymore's Private Client assets total more than $15 billion across exchange-traded, unit trust, and closed-end funds and strategic investments encompassing nearly 100 offerings. Prior to Guggenheim, Baffico was an executive with BlackRock for more than 10 years, serving in various senior leadership capacities across sales, sales management, investment banking and strategy. He received a bachelor's degree in history and political science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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