Brad Reifler: Veteran Financial Services Specialist


Serial entrepreneur Brad Reifler is Forefront Capital’s founder and chief executive. He has held the position since May 2009. Prior to that he was founding partner, CEO and chairman of the global financial services firm Pali Capital. Reifler was also one of Refco’s star traders after the company acquired Reifler Trading Company, his first company, in 2000. Brad Reifler is also a Sino Mercury Company director. He had also been a director at European American Bank, Genesis Securities Investment Bank and Foresight Research Solutions. Reifler is Refco founder Ray Friedman’s grandson.

Forefront Capital is a unique advisory and trading firm whose role is to help individuals seeking to use an institutional infrastructure to trade their personal capital. Reifler got a great deal of experience with these types of financial services through his work with Pali Capital and global derivatives trade execution firm Reifler Trading Corporation beginning in 1982. He founded the commodity pool advisor Reifler Capital Management in 1992. From 1995 to 2000, his role was to manage the institutional sales desk at Refco Incorporated. There he oversaw customized investment programs, foreign exchange and global derivatives sales and execution for high net-worth individuals and institutions worldwide.

Reifler has been a member of boards and advisory boards for companies like Foresight Research Solutions, European American Investment Bank and Genesis Securities, He is currently the director of ITG Investment Research Inc. and ROOT Exchange. Reifler is also a Millbrook School trustee and the chairman of their finance committee. A graduate of Bowdoin College, Brad Reifler has numerous regulatory licenses. They include Series 63, 24, 7 and 3. With over 35 years of experience in the financial services industry he is an industry veteran that has helped numerous individual and institutions to prosper.

Brad Reifler owns Sky Blue Farm, a 145-acre property located in Millbrook, N.Y. The property has a riding ring, shooting range, ice skating rink, motorcross track and facilities for other recreational activities. Drawn to the sprawling property’s 13,000 square foot main house’s craftsmanship and architectural details, the Dutchess County estate is where his family and friends can relax, Reifler explained.