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Mizuho Hires Senior REITs Analyst

February 7, 2016

Haendel St. Juste Joins as Managing Director

New York – Mizuho Securities USA (MSUSA), the U.S. investment banking subsidiary of Mizuho Financial Group, today announced the hire of Haendel St. Juste as Managing Director and Senior Equity Research Analyst covering the Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) space. St. Juste brings over sixteen years of Wall Street and real estate experience to MSUSA and will report to Sheryl Skolnick, Ph.D., Managing Director and Head of Equity Research.   

“We are excited that Haendel has joined our US equity team,” said John Koudounis, President and CEO, MSUSA. “His experience and depth of industry knowledge will be a great asset to our clients that further enhances our ability to add value to every aspect of the investment cycle, from idea generation to execution.”     

St. Juste, who will be based in New York, joins MSUSA from Morgan Stanley, where he spent the previous two years as a Senior Analyst and Co-Head of REITs & Homebuilders research. Prior to Morgan Stanley, St. Juste provided lead REIT coverage as a senior analyst at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods and Green Street Advisors. He received his MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business and his BA from Adelphi University.       

Matt DeSalvo, Executive Managing Director and Head of MSUSA’s Equity Division added, “Haendel joins Rich Anderson in providing our clients with quality REIT research. In addition, Haendel will also cover the US homebuilders as we continue to invest in US equity research to go along with our Institutional Investor #1 ranked Japanese equity research team.”


About Mizuho Securities USA
Mizuho Securities USA Inc. is a U.S. registered broker-dealer headquartered in New York City, with offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Hoboken (NJ), Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and London (UK). MSUSA provides a wide range of fixed income and equity securities products and investment banking services to institutional clients. MSUSA is one of only 22 firms designated as a Primary Dealer in U.S. Government and Agency securities. MSUSA also is a U.S. registered futures commission merchant (“FCM”) and a member of most international futures exchanges. MSUSA’s parent company, Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd., is a top-tier, full-service, Japanese securities firm and a core member of the Mizuho Financial Group. 

Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: MFG), based in Japan, is one of the largest financial institutions in the world, offering a broad range of financial services including banking, securities, trust and asset management, credit card, private banking services, and venture capital through its group companies. The group has approximately 55,000 staff working in more than 880 offices in over 39 countries and territories and total assets of approximately $1.6 trillion. Its core global corporate banking entity, Mizuho Bank, Ltd., has offices throughout Japan, the U.S., the Americas, and the world, providing financial and strategic solutions to major corporations, financial institutions and public sector entities. For more information, please visit

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