NEW YORK, April 22, 2013, 8:04 am -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- Behrman Stein announced that Michael Stark has been named General Counsel. He will assume this position for Behrman Stein. Mr. Starkwill replace Liam Teller, who will retire at the end of the year following eight years of service in the position.
"Liam Teller has played an integral role in what has been a very dynamic period in our industry during which our firm experienced significant growth and development. His contributions are many, and we deeply appreciate his tireless efforts," commented Joseph Behrman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Behrman. "We are very pleased to welcome our new partner, Mike Stark, who brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to Behrman Stein at this critical time of ongoing growth and change for our firm and our industry. His extensive and varied background in the commodities, investment banking and broker-dealer communities will be invaluable to our capitalizing on future opportunities," added Mr. Behrman.
"Working with Liam Teller these past eight years has been an exceptional honor and pleasure for all of us at Behrman Stein. His wisdom and counsel supported our strategy and our actions, and we thank him for all he has given us," said John Alberts, Chief Administrative Officer. "We welcome Mike Stark to Behrman Stein and look forward to continuing to build our firm with his guidance and leadership."
Mr. Stark has been involved in nearly all aspects of the financial-services industry. After earning his MBA from Cornell University , Mr. Stark traded US Treasury Bonds and related instruments for seven years before getting his JD from the University of Georgia Law School, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review. Behrman Stein, a global commodity trading advisory firm, has served companies and their investors for more than 10 years.
About Behrman Stein
Behrman Stein is a commodity trading advisory firm in New York . Behrman Stein has risen to become the consummate trading advisory firm in the industry for a diverse and quickly expanding client base. Behrman Stein was founded on the principle that every client should receive the highest level of personalized client service, advanced technology, responsive risk management, and customizable back office operations.