NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Jan 14, 2014) -  Maxim Group LLC, a leading full service investment banking, securities and wealth management firm, today announced the appointment of Michael Messinger as an Executive Managing Director and Co-Head of the Fixed Income Group.

Mr. Messinger's appointment is part of an ongoing expansion of Maxim Group's Fixed Income Division, and marks his return to the firm after an eight-year hiatus. He will manage the Fixed Income Group along with Jamie Terranova, the group's current Managing Director, and will be responsible for expanding the Fixed Income Sales & Trading Platform. He has nearly 30 years of experience in the financial industry building sales teams and managing relationships across several product areas. 

Prior to re-joining Maxim Group, Mr. Messinger served as CEO of HC Wainwright & Co. and a Director of Fixed Income for Collins Stewart & Co. /Canaccord, Genuity & Co. He held leadership positions with Wall Street Access, MH Meyerson & Co. and Stuart Coleman & Co. before joining Maxim Group in 2001.

"We are very pleased to welcome Michael back to Maxim Group. His broad range of industry contacts and solid knowledge of the fixed income markets will further ensure that Maxim Group will meet the capital markets needs of our corporate clients," said Michael Rabinowitz, Chairman and CEO of Maxim Group LLC.

About Maxim Group LLC 

Maxim Group LLC is a full-service investment banking firm headquartered in New York. Maxim Group provides a full array of financial services including investment banking; private wealth management; and global institutional equity, fixed-income and derivatives sales and trading, equity research and prime brokerage services. The investment banking group focuses on middle market and emerging growth companies within the shipping, energy, health care, technology, retail, and business and financial services sectors. The institutional coverage of Maxim Group spans North and South America, Europe and Asia. Maxim Group LLC is a registered broker-dealer with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and is a member of the following: Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA); Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB); Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC); NASDAQ Stock Market and the NYSE Arca, Inc. To learn more about Maxim Group, visit  

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