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IFS Securities, an Atlanta-based full-service independent broker-dealer, announces today the opening of the firm’s New York office, located at 14 Wall Street in the Financial District of New York City, across the street from the New York Stock Exchange.

“New York City is the financial capital of the world and with our firm’s strong growth rate over the last few years, it’s important for IFS to establish a Wall Street presence,” Alex McKenzie, IFS Securities President and CEO, said. “From an Advisory standpoint, this expansion allows IFS to attract top-tier financial advisors on an employee-basis within this branch office.  On the Capital Markets side, our corporate marketing team can provide investment banking and municipal financing services through a local office,” he added.

Joseph Libretti, IFS’ Director, Corporate Advisory, will be based in the New York Office. Libretti is responsible for assisting institutions; treasury teams; and multi-billion dollar, publicly-traded companies with debt offering strategies and equity market repurchase solutions.