Derek Wachsman joins the Wachsman team as Finance Associate. Derek joins Wachsman after a six year career as an options broker on the New York Stock Exchange. Starting his career by working for three years on the NYSE-AMEX, in New York, Derek began as a clerk and was quickly promoted to the position of floor broker. He then went to work on the NYSE -ARCA, in San Francisco, for three additional years and executed trades for clients that ranged from broker-dealers, to banks, to hedge funds.
Derek holds a long term personal interest in cryptocurrency and blockchain, and represented Wachsman at many industry events, including the San Francisco Bitcoin Meetups. Derek graduated from Fordham University in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance. Derek additionally holds three financial industry certifications; Series 7, Series 56, and Series 63.