We are proud to provide our customers superior trade execution and unparalleled market access thrugh our strategic partners.
R.J. O’Brien – Our Brokerage Partner
R.J. O’Brien & Associates is the oldest and largest independent futures brokerage and clearing firm in the United States. A futures commission merchant (FCM), RJO is a full clearing member of: the CME Group (founding member of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange); IntercontinentalExchange (ICE); NYSE Liffe U.S.; and the CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE).
RJO offers the latest in order entry technology coupled with 24-hour execution and clearing on every futures exchange worldwide. The firm services a global network of approximately 300 introducing brokers, as of September 30, 2011, and many of the world’s largest financial, industrial and agricultural institutions.
Founded in 1914, RJO is one of the last ’boutique’ futures firms in the industry. It is a privately held business owned by the O’Brien family of Chicago. For many years, the O’Briens have been instrumental in the development of the futures industry and are committed to the continued growth of the company.
With client assets of approximately $2.8 billion, RJO is a well-diversified, fully integrated FCM. Our revenue base is approximately $275 million annually while our net capital base is approximately $190 million. RJO’s diversified client base allows us to regularly capture top tier market share in both agricultural and financial futures products at both the CME and CBOT.
RJ.O’Brien is committed to a client service-risk management-profit philosophy. We provide our clients with value-added trade information, efficient execution, accurate and prompt reporting, resourceful compliance support, and acute risk management to assure the safety of our customers’ assets, as well as the capital base of the firm.
Through bull and bear markets, political instability, economic triumphs, and hardships, the longevity of R.J.O’Brien is a testament to the focus we place on our customers. We must continuously adapt and respond to the ever-changing needs of our valued clients. As new technologies develop, we will respond. As new strategies are forged in the marketplace, we will adapt. This is why countless users of the futures markets rely on R.J.O’Brien as a partner in building their business.
R.J.O’Brien is committed to people, ideas, vision, and leadership. We continue our journey with great enthusiasm for the bright future that lies ahead.