David Gaynes
Head of Business Development
+1 631 988-9217

David Gaynes joined the Middlemark team in 2018. He is a hedge fund and capital markets consultant. Previously, he was in Barclays Prime Services Origination Sales. Based in New York, David draws on more than two decades of Prime Services management experience.

David joined Barclays in 2010. He previously spent eight years at Deutsche Bank where he was a Managing Director in Sales. He was also part of the senior management team for Deutsche Bank’s Prime Services business, where he serviced and financed some of the world’s largest hedge funds. David had regional sales responsibilities in the West Coast, Connecticut and New York, and his guidance was instrumental in propelling Deutsche Bank to the top of the prime brokerage rankings.

David joined Deutsche Bank from Lehman Brothers, where he was a Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager, and helped maintain and enhance relationship management for some of the firm’s key clients. He grew the firm’s prime brokerage relationships by expanding the client services Lehman offered.  Mr. Gaynes spent a total of 12 years at Lehman Brothers.

David is also a CPA who worked at Coopers and Lybrand from 1987 to 1990 as an Audit Senior and Staff Accountant. He earned a BBA in Accounting from Hofstra University, where he was a member of the Accounting & Tax Society.

David is Co President of Chillin’ with Adam: The Adam Gaynes Foundation and a board member of R Baby Foundation . The Chillin’ with Adam foundation was established in honor of his son and raises money for the care and comfort of children with brain and spinal cord tumors. 

David Gaynes is a Registered Representative with Seedchange, and all securities are offered through Seedchange Execution Services Inc.. David holds Series 7, 8 and 63 licenses with FINRA.

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