Financial Services >> Analyst Interviews >> June 28, 2010

An Upswing In Credit Quality For Some Regional Banks – Thomas Alonso – Macquarie Capital (usa) Inc.

Thomas Alonso covers Northeast banks and thrifts as well as Texas banks, and he has been a member of the Fox-Pitt Kelton/Macquarie U.S. banks team since September 2007. Prior to Fox-Pitt, Mr. Alonso was the financial services industry Analyst for First Investors Management Co. and a Research Associate at Janney Montgomery Scott, LLC, where he covered banks. Mr. Alonso holds a B.A. in business administration from Baruch College, and he is a CFA charterholder. Profile
TWST: Let's start with a brief overview of your coverage areas, including some of the specific names you follow.

Mr. Alonso: I am one of the regional bank analysts at Macquarie. My coverage is the