Greg McDermott

Options Analyst

Greg McDermott is an Options Analyst for Market Rebellion, where he works on the Rebel Pit service.

Past Experience

Greg is a veteran trader with three decades of experience as a floor trader. He’s also an experienced financial educator who has taught a graduate-level course in derivatives, an undergraduate course in markets and institutions at Saint Joseph’s University, and a graduate-level course in international financial management at Delaware Valley College.

Prior to Market Rebellion, he managed an off-floor trading desk, ran the Philadelphia Stock Exchange (PHLX) Floor Trading Unit, managed the off-floor staff and qualified an International Securities Exchange (ISE) DTR for JAS Securities’ Partners. Before that he traded on the AMEX and PHLX Floors as a market-maker with Rockrimmon Securities where he was responsible for hiring and training all floor personnel, monitoring each market maker’s intra-day and inter-day risk, and hedging the PHLX group’s overnight risk. In addition to managing the firm’s floor trading operation, he was a market maker in Dell Computer options, one of the busiest equity options in the country.

Education & Certifications

Greg earned his B.S. in Financial Management from Saint Joseph’s University, and a Masters in Applied Finance (MAppFin) at Macquarie University’s Centre for Money and Banking in Sydney, Australia.

Personal Interests

In his free time, Greg enjoys spending time with his wife and children, photography, and getting to the gym.

Greg's Services

Rebel Pit