One Oak Capital is led by Steve DiTursi, a seasoned Wall Street executive with over 25 years of experience in the management and oversight of regional dealer corporate bond trading desk portfolios. In addition to managing these portfolios, he assumed the risk management responsibility for protecting the trading capital through a variety of credit, interest rate and market conditions. One Oak employs his experience and the same time-tested portfolio approach and structure through our Alpha Opportunities strategy, and shares the same absolute return objective. The One Oak team embraces this same philosophy of protecting investor’s capital with clear and concise investment objectives.
Prior to founding One Oak Capital, Mr. DiTursi was Head of Fixed Income Trading & Sales at Stone & Youngberg, and served on its Operating Committee from January 2010 to December 2011. Preceding Stone & Youngberg, Mr. DiTursi worked at JVB Financial Group, LLC, functioning as Head of Taxable Fixed Income and member of the Board of Directors. Prior to JVB Financial, he served as Head Industrial Bond Trader at Morgan Keegan & Company, a position he also maintained at Keefe Bruyette and Woods. Early in his career, Mr. DiTursi was Managing Director of Corporate Bond Trading for R.W. Pressprich and Head of Fixed Income Capital Markets at Gruntal & Co., while again, serving on the Board of Directors. Mr. DiTursi holds a B.S. in Economics from Wagner College and maintains the Series 24, 7 and 63 FINRA securities licenses.
Prior to joining One Oak Capital, Mr. Cronin was employed by Oppenheimer & Co, as a Director of Fixed Income Trading. Here, he provided clients and representatives with comprehensive economic commentary regarding US and Non-US credit securities. Preceding Oppenheimer, Mr. Cronin maintained a position at JVB Financial where he traded the firm’s corporate bond portfolio, and pioneered an initiative to create an international bond desk. In May 1997, Mr. Cronin started his career at HSBC on the Emerging Markets Options desk. Thereafter, he moved onto the trading desk and traded an array of fixed income products for the private bank before, eventually, trading the bank’s corporate bond institutional book. Mr. Cronin holds an Honors Master’s Degree in Economics from the National University of Ireland.
Prior to joining One Oak, Mr. Perretti spent three and a half years as Executive Vice President, New York Sales Manager and Head of New Product Development at Southwest Securities (SWST). Preceding SWST, he acted as Executive Vice President at Advisors Asset Management (AAM), where he successfully expanded and developed their Institutional Sales Team. Previous to this, he spent twenty nine years at Merrill Lynch Capital Markets, promoted from a Corporate Bond Specialist to Managing Director of the Debt Wholesale Desk, which he managed for most of his tenure at the firm. Clients included over two hundred and fifty regional broker dealers, including several in Latin America. Under his direction, there were several years where the Debt Wholesale Desk was the fastest growing component of the fixed income business, transacting in all of Merrill Lynch’s debt products. He was responsible for managing a team of thirteen sales people generating total revenues of over one hundred million dollars. Mr. Perretti holds a B.S. in Business Administration from St. Johns University and maintains the Series 3, 7, 63 and 8 securities licenses.