Financial Services >> Analyst Interviews >> April 2, 2012

Banks with Quality Relationships to Harvest Loan Growth – Damon DelMonte – Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc.

Delmonte, Damon
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. Profile
TWST: Your coverage of regional banking is very broad. What are the top trends investors can expect to emerge or develop in 2012?

Mr. DelMonte: One trend we're closely watching is loan growth. I know