Burke Dempsey

Executive Vice President,
Head of Investment Banking

Burke Dempsey is Executive Vice President and Head of Investment Banking for Wedbush Securities. His personal specialty is investment banking for financial institutions and fintech companies. He is a member of Wedbush’s President’s Executive, Underwriting, and Fairness Opinion Committees. During his over 30 years 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 Agee, 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.