The bulk of Mr. Kurzrokâs financial career was spent at Caxton Associates, where for nine years he developed their statistical arbitrage trading desk. He traded millions of shares on a daily basis in addition to evaluating broader, desk-oriented aspects of the business including infrastructure, work flow, transaction cost analysis, and the impact of regulation on trading.
Mr. Kurzrok began his career at a small Japanese bank, then subsequently pursued real estate development. He worked for a closely held firm, assisting in the conceptual, developmental and construction phases of building hotel properties while expanding the hotel's franchise.
Mr. Kurzrok has a BS in Finance from Lehigh University and earned the FINRA Series 7 license.
"I am very excited about joining Woodbine Associates,â comments Kurzrok. âI have a great opportunity to work with a seasoned team of analysts and consultants who have demonstrated unique value to capital markets firms.â
âMichaelâs experience, demeanor, and drive make him a natural fit for our business efforts,â states Matt Samelson, Woodbineâs founding principal. âHis energy and keen analytical skills will undoubtedly give our client-oriented activities a strong boost.â