David S. Warhoftig


Head of Trading Operations

David S. Warhoftig

David S. Warhoftig is a Director and Head of Trading Operations, overseeing equity and fixed income trading at Avalon Advisors.  David began his career on the floor of the NYSE in 1992, where he was a Specialist until 2004.  After spending two years as the Head Trader at Cambium Capital in Charlotte, NC, David moved to Highside Capital in Dallas.  As a Managing Director and Head Trader at Highside, David began deeper work on market structure and trade analysis while running their global trading operations.  In 2014, David began working as VP of Operations and Government Affairs at Pavaso, where he focused on providing data from digital mortgages to fixed income issuers and underwriters.  In 2017, David was the Head Trader for Water Street Capital in Jacksonville, FL.  David is a member of the National Organization of Investment Professionals and continues to work closely with regulatory and legislative parties on market structure issues in Washington, D.C.



  • B.S. Economics & Political Science, Clarkson University (1992)


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