James Tabacchi Speaking at Finadium's Rates & Repo Europe

Colleen Judge
March 05, 2024

South Street Securities is pleased to announce that James ("Jim") Tabacchi, President & Chief Executive Officer of South Street Securities Holdings, Inc., will be speaking at Finadium’s Rates & Repo Europe conference in London, England as the moderator for a Treasury mandate discussion. Habiba Greenland, Managing Director, will also be attending the event on March 14, 2024.Participants have the opportunity to engage with peer professionals and service providers in a changing markets, regulatory and technology environment. This live event is for cash investors, dealers, market intermediaries, technology firms and other service providers. Attendees have the opportunity to hear from various industry professionals, including James Tabacchi.

The agenda for Finadium’s Rates & Repo Europe is filled with networking opportunities and panels covering the current events of the market, led by seasoned experts:


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About James Tabacchi

As President and CEO of South Street Securities Holdings Inc., Mr. Tabacchi directly oversees all aspects of the business, including strategy, credit, market and liquidity risk, infrastructure, technology and clearing, compliance, finance, accounting and controls. In 2000, he raised the venture capital and founded South Street as an independent repo broker dealer and began building and expanding the franchise of products. Today, South Street remains one of the largest independent repo dealers and has added asset management of an Agency Mortgage REIT, an MBS TBA derivative dealer franchise, a fintech fixed income processing company, and an equity sec lending business. In 2018, he also invested in and continues to mentor a Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (DVOSB) and minority owned broker dealer called AmeriVet, which underwrites and distributes corporate debt and equity. He continues to look for opportunities to expand the South Street franchise in the mid-market dealer community.

Prior to founding South Street, Mr. Tabacchi joined Citicorp/Citibank in 1980. Over a period of 20 years he worked in various customer interface and business head positions within the Investment, Corporate, and Consumer Banking Divisions. In 1987 Mr. Tabacchi became the regional business manager for the Northeast Division of Citicorp Mortgage, Inc. In 1989, he was a Division Financial controller in Citicorp's North American Investment Bank. During 1990, Mr. Tabacchi was asked to manage the day-to-day operations of Citibank's Municipal Trust business. He revamped the product lines and packaged the business for sale, which was completed in 1992. He then joined the Finance Desk and was named Treasurer of Citicorp Securities in 1995, adding Co-Head responsibilities of the Primary Dealer Desk a short time later.

In addition to his Board responsibilities at South Street, ACM Trust REIT and AmeriVet, Mr. Tabacchi is Chairman of the Board of the Independent Dealer and Trader Association (IDTA) and is a member of BNYM’s GSS Industry Advisory Council. In 2021, Mr. Tabacchi was elected to the DTCC Board of Directors. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Maxex, Prime Trading, and AtlasClear Holdings. Outside the office, he is Vice Chair of the Borough of Demarest Planning Board, a Trustee of the St. Joseph’s Catholic School Endowment Fund and a youth hockey coach for the Englewood Field Club’s ‘Learn to Play Hockey’ program.

Mr. Tabacchi graduated from Iona College with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting in 1977 and the John G. Hagen School of Business with an MBA in 1981. Mr. Tabacchi is FINRA Series 7, 63, 27 and 24 registered.

About South Street Securities Holdings, Inc
South Street Securities Holdings, Inc. operates through its subsidiaries, including South Street Securities LLC, a registered broker dealer specializing in repo financing of U.S. Treasuries, Agency MBS, TBA mortgage origination hedging and equity finance; Matrix Applications, LLC, a technology and back-office services company; South Street Capital Management, LLC, an asset management company; and AmeriVet Securities, Inc., a service-disabled veteran and minority owned broker dealer. 

About South Street Securities LLC
South Street Securities LLC is a leading independent provider of specialized financing, servicing capital markets institutional asset managers (including traditional and hedge fund managers), real estate investment trusts ("REITs"), tri party investors, mortgage lenders, midsize and middle market securities broker-dealers, and corporate and government issuers. South Street Securities LLC operates from its New York headquarters with a branch office in Arkansas.

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