MKM Partners appoints Sagar Sheth as CEO after posting record growth

STAMFORD, Conn., April 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — MKM Partners announced today that Sagar Sheth will become the company’s chief executive, effective immediately. “It is a pleasure for me to welcome Sagar as CEO. His vision and passion for our business makes us beyond excited for the future of MKM Partners,” Tom Messina, co-founder and chairman of MKM Partners said. “Sagar is one of Wall Street’s youngest CEOs with an incredible track record of delivering results and executing our core competencies. He has a knack for creating opportunities for expansion, innovating our product lines and growing meaningful experiences for our employees and customers alike.”

Sagar joined MKM Partners in 2014 as Managing Director and Head of Midwest Equities and was responsible for opening the first Chicago office, which he successfully completed shortly after arriving. He was quickly promoted to co-head of institutional sales and then chairman of the operating committee, roles in which he was able to improve the company’s overall business in the United States, Canadaand Europe. In 2018, he was appointed Chairman of MKM Partners. Sagar and the management committee have since led the company to unprecedented revenue and profitability. Under his leadership, the company focused on growing human capital to develop a collaborative culture while significantly increasing MKM’s market share.

“I am honored and delighted to be appointed CEO of MKM Partners,” said Sagar. “I would like to thank my colleagues, in particular Tom and Steve Messina for their support, their trust, their advice, as well as their unwavering dedication to our employees and our customers. I am incredibly proud of what we have already accomplished and look forward to building on the strong foundation of our company – one that values ​​creativity, growth, original thinking, diversity and integrity.” Founded in 2002 , MKM Partners celebrates its 20th anniversary this month. The company has a history of providing niche and differentiated investment ideas to clients with unique content and balanced by value-added trading capabilities.

Sagar got an MBA from University of Chicago Booth School of Business after graduating from the University of Michigan with a bachelor’s degree in economics. Sagar will move to New York in this newly appointed role.

About MKM Partners
MKM Partners is an institutional equity research, sales and trading firm headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut with additional offices Boston, Chicago, New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, dallasand Austin. MKM combines high-impact fundamental analysis with macroeconomics, technical insights, derivatives strategies, event-driven commentary, alternative research and top-notch execution. With over 1,000 institutional clients and one of the largest trading floors in the United States, the firm has trade execution capabilities in the global equity markets and in the US options markets. For more information on MKM Partners, visit


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