MKM Team Players

Independence. Objectivity. Knowledge. Exceptional performance. If you were looking for a few words to capture the qualities of the team players at MKM Partners, these would top the list. This is what has made us succeed, and precisely what we’re looking for as we continue to build our firm.

As part of our growing team, you’ll be challenged to deliver value to our clients every day. You’ll work in an exciting, fast-moving environment that values insight, integrity, and judgment. You’ll be part of a culture that demands hard work — and rewards it richly.

If you have the energy and drive to succeed among the industry’s top performers, we invite you to explore career opportunities with us.

Open Positions

If you are interested in working at MKM Partners and wish to submit a general application, please email so we can review your candidacy.

Junior Salesperson

MKM Partners (an Institutional Research, Sales, and Trading firm) is looking to hire an Institutional Equity Sales Associate for the Stamford, CT office. This is an entry level role with excellent exposure to the financial markets and provides a strong career path in Institutional Equity Sales, as well as many opportunities for longer term career development and advancement. The ideal candidate should work well in a fast paced and team environment while delivering the various resources of the firm to our institutional clients. In this role, you will learn about MKM Partners actionable and unbiased economic, technical, derivative, event-driven and fundamental research product, as well as our trade execution abilities in both the US and foreign markets. Bachelor’s degree in finance/account/economics/marketing is preferred, and one to two years of professional experience is a plus. Please send your resume to for consideration.

Sales Trader

MKM Partners (an Institutional Research, Sales, and Trading Firm) is seeking experienced and motivated Sales Traders with strong buy side relationships to join our team. The ideal candidate will be able to leverage our award winning research, execution services, and various other products to provide maximum value to our clients. In addition to a robust fundamental research platform, our firm provides a full suite of content including Economic, Technical, and Derivatives Strategy as well as Proprietary Studies, CSAs, Fixed Income, etc. We are looking to expand our New York, Stamford, and Chicago offices. Please send your resume to for consideration.

Derivatives Salesperson

MKM Partners (an Institutional Research, Sales, and Trading Firm) is growing its Equity Derivatives business in the United States. The focus will be on listed single name, ETF, and index options. We are seeking experienced and motivated Equity Derivatives salespeople with established buy side relationships and transferable books. This is a great opportunity to join a rapidly growing institution and leverage the Firm’s fundamental, economic, technical, and derivatives research products. This position may be located in our New York, Stamford, and/or Chicago offices. Please send your resume to for consideration.

MKM Partners Internship Program

The MKM Summer Associate Program offers undergraduate students from highly selective colleges and universities the opportunity to work on challenging and meaningful projects in several areas of finance including Equity Research, Sales and Trading, and Macroeconomics. The program also includes various leadership development seminars with MKM employees and industry experts.


Internship positions at MKM Partners are matched with the interests and skill set of each student. Ideal qualities for prospective interns include demonstrated leadership abilities, strong quantitative skills, and the ability to work in a team environment.

Interns are assigned a supervisor who will oversee their work responsibilities and projects for the duration of the program while also being paired with a mentor outside of their departments to provide additional coaching and development.

Throughout the summer program, interns also participate in an ongoing leadership development seminar. Interns will participate in weekly sessions that allow them to meet and network with MKM employees and executives, including MKM’s CEO, Richard Castellano, and MKM Co-founders, Tom Messina and Steve Messina. Speaker topics include MKM’s business strategy, career management, specific products and the Public Finance industry as a whole.

The Speaker Series

As part of the curriculum, in addition to presentations by MKM Partners’ department heads and strategists, the Speaker Series includes presentations from MKM’s valued clients and respected members of the financial community.

MKM Partners provides equal opportunity employment to all its current and prospective employees.