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Brad Reifler, The Man With The Midas Touch

Brad Reifler is the founder and CEO of Forefront Capital Management. He is a serial entrepreneur and a finance guru. Reifler has three decades of experience. Reifler attended Bowdoin College where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business.

He started the Reifler Trading Corporation in 1982 after completing school. The company provided an array of services such as global derivative advisory, institutional research, and management of discretionary accounts.

Bloomberg reveals that Brad Reifler eventually grew the company into becoming a major player dealing in independent futures. The company’s success led to its acquisition by Refco Inc. Brad Reifler worked at Refco at the institutional sales desk for five years. He was responsible for creating investment programs for clients and overseeing the sale of global derivatives.

Reifler founded Pali Capital in 1995. He started out as the company’s CEO. Pali Capital was a broker-dealer focusing on equity markets. The sales traders of the company led it to success through a combination of research, analysis, and derivative structures. Brad Reifler developed this model. He helped it to generate more than a billion dollars in income. The company employed hundreds of people. It was present on three other continents.

According to PR Newswire, Brad Reifler left Pali to start Forefront Capital. This is a conglomerate of enterprises. Its subsidiary companies offer different services and products. They include Forefront Partners and Forefront Partners. He established Forefront Capital after noticing that there were very few options for non-accredited investors. Non-accredited investors are not allowed to make certain investments. They make up a huge percentage of the population.

Forefront Capital pools the funds of its clients together and invests the funds into low-risk and high-returning prospects. Forefront’s success can be attributed to its team of successful executives and board members who are distinguished in the financial industry.

Reifler is mainly affiliated with Millbrook School. He serves as a trustee and the chairman of its Finance Committee. He serves as the director of several companies including ITG Market Research, Sino Mercury Corporation, Symmetry Property Development, and Root Markets, Inc.

Brad Reifler has been a member of the boards of several companies including Foresight Research Solutions, Genesis Securities, and European American Investment Bank.