Our Founder    

Gerard J. Colagrossi

Mr. Gerard Colagrossi (NFA ID# 0418609, http://www.nfa.futures.org/basicnet) is the Owner of Colagrossi Futures, LLC.  A proven innovator in the global futures markets for nearly three decades.

Gerard started his career in 1982 as a runner for Peavey Grain (becoming Geldermann) at the Mid American Commodity Exchange.  While at Geldermann Gerard worked through the ranks to the head their CTA order desk and help establish Geldermann’s presence in the managed futures arena.  In 1994 Geldermann was acquired by ED & F Man.

While at ED & F Man, Gerard established one of the first 24-Hour Execution Desks in the industry.  Mr. Colagrossi has worked as VP execution services MF Global (subsequently Man Financial) and later as Director of Global Trading at ABN AMRO, Director of Exchange Traded Derivatives at UBS and SVP of Execution Services at Fortis.

In each of these positions, he has been responsible for expanding the client base and working with clients by offering personalized value-added services.