Mesirow Financial Nominated for Structured Retail Products’ (SRP’s) Award for Best Independent Broker – Dealer, US

CHICAGO, May 23, 2018 Mesirow Financial is pleased to announce that the firm’s Institutional Sales and Trading group has been nominated for Structured Retail Products’ (SRP’s) Best Independent Broker – Dealer, US award. Winners will be announced at SRP's 7th Annual Americas Structured Products & Derivatives Awards ceremony on May 24, 2018.

Mesirow Financial is uniquely positioned to offer clients a diverse inventory of investment products and solutions. This flexibility, combined with our market intelligence and thought leadership, allows us create innovative products to meet and exceed the individual goals of our clients.

SRP's Americas Structured Products & Derivatives Awards are considered one of the industry's most prestigious accolades, designed to recognize the best buy and sell-side companies across North and South America, as well as identifying the best service providers and distributors.

Criteria for the Best Independent Broker – Dealer, US award are based on product innovation, understanding client needs and aftersales service, as well as relevant product data. For the full list of 7th Annual Americas Awards nominees by category, please see the 2018 SRP Americas Awards Shortlist here.

George Barbar, senior managing director of Mesirow Financial’s Institutional Sales and Trading group, commented, “Our team is honored to be recognized by SRP and shortlisted for this award. Mesirow Financial’s innovation, comprehensive product offerings and extensive distribution capabilities have allowed us to serve our institutional clients at the highest level.”

The Mesirow Financial team being recognized is led by George Barbar and includes Laura Trimarco, Greg Moccia and Crystal General.

Mesirow Financial’s Institutional Sales and Trading department has over 150 employees averaging more than 20 years in the business, with desks specializing in municipals, rates, government agencies and supranationals, corporates, preferreds and mortgages. For more information, please visit

About Mesirow Financial
Mesirow Financial is an independent, employee-owned firm founded in 1937. As specialists in investment, risk management and advisory services, we are committed to helping our institutional, corporate and individual clients achieve their objectives. Our professionals are inspired by an entrepreneurial desire to develop tailored solutions designed to deliver measurable results. To learn more, please visit