Tetsuo Araki

Managing Director

Tetsuo "Rocky" Araki, Managing Director, is Head of Asian & Japanese Institutional Sales & Marketing.  Rocky brings 25+ years of combined experience in building Trans-Pacific financial institutional networks.  He was the former Executive Director of Institutional Equity Sales at Mitsubishi UFJ Securities, USA, and SMBC Nikko America.   He also served as Senior Institutional Sales at Lehman Brothers in Tokyo.  He is a former Chicago Mercantile Exchange member, in the Index and Option Market ("IOM" division), spending 14 years in institutional sales and trading service at Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.    Rocky is bilingual in English and Japanese, and holds Series 65.​





Western Illinois University, B.A., Business

Western Illinois University, M.A., Econometrics  

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