Head of Banking – Executive Vice President
Mr. DeCaro oversees the corporate banking effort at Blaylock Van, LLC and has over 50 years of experience in the securities business in a multitude of functions. Prior to joining Blaylock, Mr. DeCaro managed the U.S. Capital Markets effort for ABN AMRO Bank. In addition, he spent 15 years with JPMorgan as a Managing Director overseeing funding for Banks, Insurance firms, REITs, Finance companies and Healthcare entities. In the 80’s, Mr. DeCaro was a Vice President at Salomon Brothers Mortgage Division, the pioneer firm in developing the overall mortgage securities market. Mr. DeCaro stated his securities career at Citibank in the 70’s, focusing on U.S. Treasuries, Agencies and Mortage Government Securities. He holds a B.S. from St. Johns and an MBA from Pace University.
Senior Vice President – Capital Markets
Mr. Gamble has over 10 years of experience specializing in the placement of corporate and municipal securities as well as trading government securities for institutional accounts. Additionally, Mr. Gamble is responsible for relationship management and business development with corporations across all areas of the firm. Tarrell completed the Tuck Executive Education program at Dartmouth and holds Bachelor of Science degrees in both Finance and Banking from San Francisco State University.
Michael E. Bonagura
Senior Vice President - Syndicate Manager
Mr. Bonagura has spent the last 16 years as a bond trader both in the institutional world as well as the retail world. For the last 8 years, Michael ran the fixed income syndicate for Western International Securities in Pasadena, CA as an associate director. The 8 years prior he was at Abel/Noser Corp. in NY as a fixed income trader. Michael holds a BS in Accounting from the University of Scranton.