Financial Services >> Analyst Interviews >> June 27, 2023

Spooked Investors Creating Buying Opportunity in Bank Sector

Marinac, Christopher
Christopher Marinac is Director of Research at Janney Montgomery Scott. Mr. Marinac oversees the firm’s Equity Research team, which covers more than 225 companies within the financials, health care, infrastructure, and real estate sectors. Mr. Marinac has more than 27 years of financial services and research analysis experience. Prior to joining Janney in 2019, he was Co-Founder and Director of Research at FIG Partners LLC, a premier investment banking and research firm specializing in community banks. At FIG, he established and managed an award-winning Equity Research team that covered more than 150 banks, thrifts, and REITs. Earlier in his career, he spent six years as Managing Director at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey and five years as a Research Analyst at Wachovia Corporation (formerly Interstate/Johnson Lane Inc.). He has served as a financial expert and resource to global and national media outlets including American Banker, Bloomberg, CNBC, Financial Times, FOX Business, and The Wall Street Journal. Mr. Marinac graduated from Kent State University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance. He is actively involved with Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities Inc., where he is serving his fourth three-year term as a board member. Profile
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TWST: You oversee all of Janney’s equity research, but also continue to cover bank stocks. Generally speaking, how are the banks looking to you, especially as compared