GFT ramps up for institutions

GFT aims to hire 30 institutional sales dealers for a new institutional sales office in New York, which is due to open this summer. This will add to another 35 hires planned for a new office in Chicago, which opened in April.

The 65 new dealers will double GFT’s existing sales team in Michigan, which focuses on retail clients, and will provide a local service for institutional clients in the new centres, said GFT president and founder Gary Tilkin. "A local presence is more important to insti