Peter Kershenbaum

Kershenbaum_Peter_BWMusic Market – Co-Founder

Peter grew up in Michigan and graduated from the University of Michigan with a Degree in Economics. After college he moved to Los Angeles where he was head of West Coast Sales and Raised Monies for a startup Musicwriter Inc. that had a kiosk-based retail “point-of-sale manufacturing” system for the distribution and printing of sheet music.  After leaving MusicWriter Peter got his licenses and started trading for WorldCo LLC, a Proprietary Trading Firm.  A year later he moved to San Francisco to build and manage a Trading Desk for Assent LLC- Sungard Financial Systems where he successfully recruited licensed traders, managed risk, compliance & built the branch to over 55 Registered Representatives and over 28 million shares a month in volume.  Peter managed the desk for seven years until Sungard exited the trading side of the business in 2010. For the last 6 years he has been a Senior Representative for one of the largest Direct Access Broker Dealers in the US, Lightspeed Trading LLC.  He currently holds his Series 7, 63, 55, & 24 licenses.  Peter lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two daughters.