Damon DelMonte, a Senior Vice President with Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc.’s Hartford office, joined the company in 2003. He is currently responsible for equity research coverage of regional banks in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. Prior to joining Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc., Mr. DelMonte was an Investment Analyst at The Hartford Investment Management Company, where he assisted in the management and analysis of both investment portfolios and direct hedge fund investments. Mr. DelMonte holds an MBA in finance from the University of Connecticut and a B.S. in finance from Bryant University.