Burke Dempsey

Managing Director, Financial Institutions Investment Banking

Burke Dempsey is Managing Director and Head of Financial Institutions Investment Banking for Wedbush Securities. He is a member of Wedbush’s Underwriting and Fairness Opinion Committees. During his over 30 of covering financial services, tech, media and analytics companies he has executed over 225 publicly announced transactions worth approximately $68 billion. Mr. Dempsey has helped companies position for, and execute watershed mergers and IPOs.

Before joining Wedbush, Mr. Dempsey was Managing Director and co-head of Financial Institutions at Sterne Agree, Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking at Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., and a Managing Director at UBS heading their fintech efforts.

Mr. Dempsey holds a B.S in Applied Earth Science from Stanford University.