R.J. O’Brien Wins 2019 CTA Intelligence U.S. Services Award for Best Independent FCM

Award Marks Seventh CTA Intelligence Award for RJO and its UK Affiliate 

CHICAGO / NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2019 – Chicago-based R.J. O’Brien & Associates (RJO), the oldest and largest independent futures brokerage and clearing firm in the United States, announced that the firm won the award for “Best Independent FCM” at the CTA Intelligence U.S. Services Awards 2019.  The award marks the seventh CTA Intelligence award win for RJO and its UK affiliate in the U.S. and European editions of the magazine’s Services Awards.

Gerald Corcoran, RJO Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said: “I truly believe we have the best staff in the industry and the best clients a company could ever want. We are honored that CTA Intelligence has recognized RJO once again, and we’ll continue to work every day to earn out clients’ trust and confidence.”

Now in their sixth year, U.S. awards recognize those service providers to the U.S. managed futures industry that have demonstrated exceptional customer service, innovative product development and growth over the past 12 months.

On three other occasions, RJO won the “Best FCM – Client Service” award, and in 2016, the “Best FCM – Innovation” category at the U.S. awards. Its London-based affiliate won the magazine’s European Services award in the technology category in November 2016 and in the innovation category in 2015.

Published by Pageant Media, CTA Intelligence focuses on key issues for professionals working in the commodity trading advisor (CTA) and managed futures space.  An independent panel of judges from CTA Intelligence and leading industry experts selected RJO for the award.

About R.J. O’Brien & Associates

Founded in 1914, R.J. O’Brien & Associates is the largest independent futures brokerage firm in the United States, serving institutional, commercial and individual clients globally, in addition to a network of 400 introducing brokers (IBs). Clearing more than 80,000 client accounts, RJO services the industry’s most expansive global network of IBs, a vast array of middle market firms and many of the world’s largest financial, industrial and agricultural institutions. The firm offers state-of-the-art electronic trading and 24-hour trade execution on every major futures exchange worldwide. RJO has received the FOW International Award for Non-Bank FCM of the Year for the past three years.  Wealth and Finance International Magazine named the company’s private client division, RJO Futures, “2018’s Most Trusted Financial Brokerage Firm.”

Ellen G. Resnick
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