Financial Services >> Analyst Interviews >> December 17, 2012
More M&A Activity in Northeastern Banking
Matthew Kelley joined Sterne Agee & Leach, Inc., as a Senior Research Analyst focusing on Northeast banks and thrifts in February 2006, after working as an Analyst at Moors & Cabot since 2002. Prior to Moors & Cabot, he was part of the Northeast bank and thrift research team for RBC Capital Markets, formerly Tucker Anthony. In 2010 he was recognized as the number-three stock picker in thrifts & mortgage finance in the Financial Times/StarMine Analyst Awards. In 2013 he was recognized as the number-two stock picker in thrifts & mortgage finance in the Financial Times/StarMine Analyst Awards. Mr. Kelley holds a B.S. in finance from Marquette University and is a member of the BancAnalysts Association of Boston. Profile
Matthew Breese, a Senior Research Analyst, joined Sterne Agee & Leach, Inc., as a Research Associate in June 2008. He covers the Northeast banks and thrifts. Mr. Breese holds a B.S. in accounting and finance from the University of Rhode Island. Profile
TWST: Where are you focusing your attention in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic bank space these days?
Mr. Kelley: Just by way of background, the universe of companies that Matt and I