Brian Fitzgibbon, CEO of Fitzgibbon Toigo Associates, has over 30 years
of experience in the financial service industry. From 1982 to 2000, Brian was a Company Director and Senior V.P. of Nomura Asset Management Co., where he created and implemented a business strategy for this Asian start-up firm with a complex investment process under adverse market conditions. He was personally responsible for $7 billion in institutional sales.
In 2000, Brian became a Principal and Exec V.P. of eFrontiers, Inc., an Internet B2B start-up that built an on-line marketplace for the institutional investment community.
His career in institutional sales began in 1970 with Bernstein Macauley, Inc. where he was responsible for new corporate business development. Brian was then promoted to Assistant National Sales Manager of parent firm CBWL Hayden Stone, with direct responsibility for supervising the firm’s private placement participations, where he developed extensive due diligence and
analytical experience. He has successfully marketed a diverse group of investments including domestic equity, fixed income, private placements, international-global equity, global fixed income, and real estate.
Brian honorably served in the 1st Recon Battalion of the United States Marine Corps. He graduated from Fordham University on a scholarship with a BS in Finance. Brian has served as a board member of AIMSE.
Sue Toigo, Chairman of Fitzgibbon Toigo Associates, has over 20 years of experience building relationships with plan sponsors, consultants, and investment managers. Sue was a founder and Chairman of The Institute for Fiduciary Education (IFE). Since 1985, IFE has provided both educational seminars and informational services to large institutional investors worldwide. The leading pension fund consultants have also participated, and sponsorship has been provided by the world’s premier investment managers. Sue has developed strong relationships with many of the more than 3000 IFE seminar participants from around the world, including Australia, Belgium, Canada, Finland, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, The United Kingdom, and the United States. She is also a founder and Director of the Robert Toigo Foundation, which supports 120 minority students each year in the nation’s top 17 business schools and has over 500 alumni in the financial services industry, globally. Her work with the Foundation gives her significant industry presence.
A graduate with honors from the University of California at Berkeley, she has been inducted into the Berkeley Women’s Hall of Fame. Sue serves on the Columbia Business School Board of Overseers.
Sean P. Fitzgibbon, Senior Vice President has over 14 years experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining Fitzgibbon Toigo Associates, Sean was Vice President at Prudential Equity Group in the Institutional Sales division, where he cultivated new relationships with a sophisticated group of traditional and alternative asset managers. From 1999 to 2004, Sean worked as an Equity Analyst at Columbus Circle Investors on the Large Cap Growth team where he covered a variety of sectors including financials, semiconductors, energy, and media. Prior to that, Sean was a Research Analyst at a relative value fund, Dietche & Field Advisors, where he served as a generalist and was exposed to all market caps and industry groups. Mr. Fitzgibbon started his financial career as a Credit Analyst in the Corporate Finance Department of the Industrial Bank of Japan, Ltd
Sean graduated from Georgetown University with a B.S. in Japanese language and a minor in Economics. He received his M.B.A from Columbia Business School with a concentration in Finance.