As President at SL Capital Markets LLC, Rajeev Patil is responsible for developing business, expanding the sales footprint, cultivating client relationships, and recruiting talent. As a Loan Originations Specialist, he is also actively involved in the origination and underwriting of loans for CMBS. His career spans 20+ years of experience in financial services organizations, complemented by an MBA (University of Michigan), Master’s Degree in Computer Sciences (University of Alabama), and Bachelor’s Degree in Electronic Engineering (Indian Institute of Technology in Bombay).
Rajeev’s exemplary leadership skills became evident in his first job at Continental Bank (Chicago, IL), where he was quickly promoted from Associate to Vice President and Manager of the Derivatives Trading Desk. He was then recruited by ABN AMRO Bank to establish an Interest Rate Derivatives Trading Desk in Chicago, which positioned them as a premier market maker in derivatives.
Due to his success at ABN AMRO Bank, Rajeev was hired by Bank of Montreal (Chicago, IL) as Head Trader of the Interest Rate Derivatives Trading Desk, and was rapidly promoted to Managing Director with responsibilities for management of the trading team. During his 12-year tenure, Rajeev leveraged his business, finance, and technical expertise to drive growth and change. He automated front and back office operations, added new products to market making and proprietary trading mix, and achieved record revenues.
After relocating to Miami, FL, in 2009, Rajeev served as Managing Director at Global Strategic Investments, LLC. His ability to turn strategy into reality resulted in establishment of a customer-driven business in US treasuries, agencies, commodity futures, and mortgages for institutional customers in US, Colombia, and Argentina. He was also influential in launching a US Broker/Dealer for a Brazilian company at TOV Capital Markets, Inc.