Joseph J. Urciuoli
Mr. Urciuoli joined Spectrum in 1998 as a fixed income analyst and most recently held the position of Senior Vice President and Director of Research until his appointment to Managing Director in January 2010. Prior to joining Spectrum, Mr. Urciuoli was an analyst and assistant portfolio manager in the Investment Division of Presidential Life Insurance where he was instrumental in reviewing and recommending investment in high grade corporates, structured products and preferred securities for the general account. Mr. Urciuoli started his career in 1980 as a leisure time equity analyst for six years at Standard & Poor's, responsible for companies in the gaming, motion picture, lodging and recreation industries. Mr. Urciuoli also was a generalist in the Securities Division managing IPO and secondary equity issuance seeking listing on the American Stock Exchange, and manager of business valuations at American Appraisal Associates, where he was principally involved in LBO analyses, debt and equity capital valuations and rendering fairness opinions. Mr. Urciuoli holds a BA/MBA (Finance) from Long Island University.