Ray was born and raised in Haverstraw, NY. He graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas College in Sparkill, NY with a degree in business administration.
After graduating Ray began his career working for SAC Capital in Stamford, CT supporting traders with their international equity swap settlements and reconciliations. Ray then moved to HSBC where he worked on hedge fund reconciliations and traveled to Kolkata, India to train employees. After HSBC Ray then went to work for Alliance Bernstein supporting institutional fixed income portfolio managers. He would assist them with client reporting and ad hoc requests. Prior to joining Ela Financial Group Ray worked at Hartree Partners working for the European natural gas and power trading desk. Ray marked all the positions for the desk daily and reported the daily P&L to the traders and management. Ray has joined the group as a Client Services Associate. His experience in multiple arenas of the financial services business over the years brings him to Ela with the foundation needed to help out with our clients’ needs.
Ray currently lives in Nutley, NJ with his wife, Natalie. They have a son, William and a German Shepherd, Bodacious. In his free time Ray likes to spend time with his family and friends, read about the financial markets and watch the New York Giants.