Cantella & Co., Inc., Welcomes Brooks Marston as Chief Operating Officer

November 14, 2016 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
November 14, 2016 - [BOSTON] Financial industry veteran Brooks Marston has joined Cantella & Co., Inc., as Chief Operating Officer. In this role, he will be focusing on further enhancing the firm's long-term strategy and corporate development. Most recently, Marston held positions at Pershing, LLC, a Bank of New York Mellon Corp., subsidiary, and Fidelity Investments.

"Having Brooks on board will enable me to increase my focus on firm growth while continuing to find new and innovative ways to improve the quality of the services we provide our financial advisors and their clients," said Jennie Devlin, President of Cantella. "This is a significant and strategic investment in talent that should contribute towards our growth. Brook's energy, perspective and experience will be a valuable addition to our team as we continue to grow."

"Brooks has been a valued business partner of Cantella's for nearly 30 years," said Cantella Chief Executive Officer Jay Lanstein. "His institutional background will give us an edge in further developing additional business lines in the changing financial-services landscape."

"One of the reasons I was attracted to Cantella was its due diligence process. They didn't get involved in the sale of questionable products. Their dedication to honesty and the protection of their advisors and clients is resolute," said Marston. "With so much on the horizon, this is an exciting and challenging time to be in the financial-services industry. I'm looking forward to meeting the challenges with Cantella's innovative, driven, young executive team."

Prior to joining Cantella, Marston was a Managing Director at Bank of New York Mellon (BNY Mellon) Corporation's Investment Management North American Distribution unit. This role entailed client and business responsibility for the successful management of the North American retail market, managing in partnership, approximately $1.7 trillion in client assets.

Previously Marston was Director at the Boston Regional Office for Pershing LLC, overseeing client relationships and business development for the northeast region. Marston also served as Chairman of Pershing's Self-Directed Leadership Committee, its Credit and Risk Committee, and the ACAT Task Force and Empowerment Advisory Group. Prior to joining Pershing, Marston was a Senior Vice President at Fidelity Investments Institutional Brokerage Group, responsible for New Business Sales, Relationship Management, Full-Service and Discount Brokerage client market segments.

A native of Taunton, Mass., Marston earned a Bachelor of Science degree in International Business from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn. He holds his FINRA Series 6, 7, 63, 24 and 4 licenses.

Members of the media wishing to speak with Brooks Marston or Jennie Devlin should contact: Joseph Finora / 631-680-7870 / jfinora@optonline,net.


Since 1952 Cantella & Co., Inc., has been providing individuals, businesses and institutions with financial products and services to reduce taxes, save for retirement, and plan for children's education. Additional information may be found at:

Certain statements in this document may be "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act. These statements are based on management's current expectations and subject to uncertainty and changes in circumstances. Actual results may differ materially from those included in these statements due to a variety of factors. More information is in Cantella & Co., Inc.'s Securities and Exchange Commission filings.

For more than 65 years, Cantella & Co., Inc. has been recognized as a Wall Street innovator and staying ahead of the marketplace. As a specialist on the floor of the Boston Stock Exchange Cantella made markets in hundreds of New England based companies, and was one of the largest execution providers for institutional investors and asset owners based in Pacific Rim and European countries.

Today, Cantella provides financial solutions to advisors, asset managers, broker dealers, family offices, registered investment advisors, wealth managers and firm specializing in the financial technology sector of the market.

When you choose to work with Cantella, you gain access to a dedicated team of experts dedicated to helping you grow your business. We are personally invested in our clients and their success. Cantella also has the youngest group of executive management in financial services.

Cantella & Co., Inc., member FINRA/SIPC is headquartered at: 28 State St., 40th Floor
Boston, MA 02109, tel: 800-333-3502 / 617-224-1408 /

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