Speakers Edward Gibstein
Edward Gibstein

Edward Gibstein has been licensed in the financial industry since 1982. In 1989, Mr. Gibstein began his Wall Street career with Lehman Brothers. After achieving the title of Senior Vice President and member of both the President’s and Chairman’s Council, Mr. Gibstein then moved to Prudential Securities. In 1996, he formed Taylor Stuart Financial (TSFI), where he served as Chairman and CEO. As Chairman, he guided all aspects of the firm, including Investment Banking, Retail Brokerage, Proprietary Trading and Market Making. As CEO, Mr. Gibstein focused much of his efforts on Investment Banking, and was successful in raising significant funds for both private and publicly listed companies.

In 2010, Mr. Gibstein joined Bannockburn Partners, LLC, and subsequently purchased the firm in 2012. Bannockburn Partners, LLC changed its name to COVA Capital Partners, LLC, later the same year.

Mr. Gibstein is active in his community. He sits on the Commerce and Industry Committee of North Shore LIJ Health System, one of the country’s largest; on the Advisory Board of Rock and Wrap It Up, a charity fighting hunger and poverty in the United States; and is a member of the Executive Board of the Long Island Golf Association. He has also served on the Board of Directors of Engineers Country Club, where he has been a member for over 20 years.

Mr. Gibstein is a graduate of New York University and holds a FINRA Series 7, 63, 66, 79, and a Series 24 Securities Principal, License. Mr. Gibstein has also worked in the Insurance industry for a number of years, and currently holds Broker licenses for Life, Accident, and Health Insurance, as well as a Property and Casualty Insurance.