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Dalzell Trading is an outsourced equity and options trading firm and investment advisor. Our founding partners include former managers of some of the largest and most respected buy-side and sell-side trading desks and successful registered investment advisors.

Your Outsourced Buy-Side Trading Desk

We ARE Your Dedicated Buy-Side Trading Desk --
We develop an understanding of each manager's needs in order to act as your own trading desk

Our Sole Focus Is On Best Execution --
We understand that every basis point from execution adds to your performance

You Receive Personal Trading Coverage From A GROUP Of Traders --
Our team of traders with 20+ years of experience will work with your team to implement customized trading strategies

Each Client Is Unique --
We tailor our execution strategy to suit your specific investment process

Full Outsourced Trading Solution or Extension Of Your Existing Desk --
Choose between full outsourced trading, or existing trading desks can utilize our proprietary trade execution venues & strategies, and our DR/BCP solution


Outsourced Trading

for Hedge Funds and Asset Managers

We become your dedicated buy-side trading desk. Dalzell Trading provides professional U.S. equity and options trading to emerging and established hedge funds and asset managers eliminating the considerable fixed expense of in-house traders while empowering managers to focus on portfolio management. We combine current trading technology and highly experienced traders with customized trade execution management allowing us to perform and execute as each client's dedicated buy-side trading desk.

  • We ARE Your Dedicated Buy-Side Trading Desk --
    We develop an understanding of each manager's needs in order to act as your own trading desk
  • Our Sole Focus Is On Best Execution --
    We understand that every basis point from execution adds to your performance
  • You Receive Personal Trading Coverage From A GROUP Of Traders --
    Our team of traders with 20+ years of experience will work with your team to implement customized trading strategies
  • Each Client Is Unique --
    We tailor our execution strategy to suit your specific investment process
  • Full Outsourced Trading Solution or Extension Of Your Existing Desk --
    Choose between full outsourced trading, or existing trading desks can utilize our proprietary trade execution venues & strategies, and our DR/BCP solution
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Investment Advisory

for clients seeking a trusted & transparent fiduciary relationship

Dalzell Investing's highly experienced registered investment advisors provide trusted and transparent fiduciary investment advisory services utilizing a proprietary asset allocation model. After gaining a thorough understanding of each client’s needs, we customize each client’s portfolio through access to a wide range of investment products, securities, and highly vetted professional investment managers.

We help our clients determine their optimal investment strategy after evaluating their financial and emotional needs related to their investments. We understand the importance of staying committed to sound investment policy through bull and bear markets.  We strive to make smart, long-term goal oriented decisions.  Our team members each have 20+ years of experience helping investors achieve their goals. We work directly with clients on a fee-only basis and are held to a fiduciary standard as a registered investment advisor. We serve no other interest than that of our clients.

  • Individualized Assessment
  • Proprietary Asset Allocation Model
  • Customized for Individuals, Families, Businesses, 401k, and IRA Rollovers
  • High Level of Service, Communication, and Technology
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The Team

Dave Dalzell, CFA

Principal, Founder & CEO

Mr. Dalzell was Managing Director and Associate Head of Equity Trading Americas at BlackRock. He was also Head Trader of the Boston equity trading desk at BlackRock. He supervised the trading desks at BlackRock while actively executing large and illiquid trades on a daily basis. Dave has spent his career solving complex trading issues for investment managers, hedge funds, and portfolio managers. Dalzell Trading was founded...

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Trey Bauer

Principal

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Mr. Bauer has spent his career as a professional securities trader and co-founder of financial services companies. The bulk of his sell-side trading experience was acquired as a Managing Director at Bear Stearns, H.C. Wainright, and Rochdale where he was responsible for trading equity products on behalf of large Institutional money managers and hedge funds. Prior to joining Dalzell Trading...

Nick Lampone

Principal & Director of Trading

Mr. Lampone has spent his career as a professional securities trader and supervisor of sell-side trading desks. From 2002-2017 he worked at Janney Montgomery Scott as a Managing Director and Head of Sales Trading and Trading. He supervised both the Institutional and Retail trading desks at Janney, in addition to the Equity Operations Group, while actively executing trades for clients on a daily basis. Prior to Janney...

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Jerry Olivetti

Marketing & Client Service

Mr. Olivetti has spent his career assisting his clients with their wealth management needs as both a registered investment advisor and private client manager. He began his career at Smith Barney in San Francisco, then worked in the private client groups of A.G. Edwards and Deutsche Bank Alex Brown in Boston, MA. In 2002, Mr. Olivetti founded his own firm, Olivetti Capital Management...

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The Team

Dave Dalzell, CFA

Principal, Founder, & CEO


Mr. Dalzell is a former Managing Director and Associate Head of Equity Trading Americas at BlackRock. He was also Head Trader of the Boston equity and options trading desk at BlackRock. He supervised the trading desks at BlackRock while actively executing large and illiquid trades on a daily basis.

Dalzell Trading was founded in 2010 when Dave began providing trade execution services and trading desk management consulting and advisory for the buy-side and sell-side. His clients have included some of the largest investment managers in the world, hedge funds, and broker dealers. He has worked on the equity trading desks of various investment managers and hedge funds including BlackRock, Trinity Investment Management (Oppenheimer Funds Institutional), First Chicago Trading Consultants, and Disciplined Alpha. Dave has spent his career solving complex trading issues for his clients and portfolio managers.

Mr. Dalzell graduated from The Pennsylvania State University with an MBA in Finance in 1993. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Augustana College in 1987. In addition to becoming a CFA Charterholder in 1999, Mr. Dalzell holds the Series 24, Series 4, Series 7, Series 57/TP, Series 63, Series 65, and Series 99 registrations.




Trey Bauer

Principal

Mr. Bauer is a former senior sell-side trader whose experience was acquired as a Managing Director at Bear Stearns, H.C. Wainright, and Rochdale where he was responsible for trading equity products on behalf of large Institutional money managers, hedge funds and mutual fund companies as well as new business development. Trey has spent his career as a professional securities trader and co-founder of financial services companies.

Prior to joining Dalzell Trading in 2018, he co-founded Grand Cul-de-Sac Fund L.P, a real estate investment company specializing in buying, renting and selling residential properties for accredited investors. His responsibilities varied from company formation and build-out, to asset raising, marketing and project management. During this time, he also worked as a consultant with privately held companies in sales, marketing and strategic direction and he is a licensed Pennsylvania real estate agent.

Mr. Bauer graduated from The Pennsylvania State University in 1987 with a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communication. He attended the Frank P. Smeal School of Business becoming the first football player at Penn State to attend business school while simultaneously playing. He was voted Captain of the 1987 team,  was a three year starter, and 1986 National Championship team member. He was also voted to play in the Senior Bowl after the 1987 season and was voted Captain of that team. Mr. Bauer currently holds the Series 24, Series 7, and Series 63 registrations.




Nick Lampone

Principal & Director Of Trading

Mr. Lampone is a former Managing Director and Head of Sales Trading and Trading at Janney Montgomery Scott. He supervised the trading desk at Janney while actively executing trades for clients on a daily basis. Prior to Janney, Nick worked at Knight Trading Group as an Equity Sales Trader where he covered a comprehensive list of major buy-side institutions across the U.S. Nick has spent his career as a professional securities trader and supervisor of sell-side trading desks.

Mr. Lampone graduated from West Chester University in 1994 with a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communication. While attending West Chester, he was President of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. Mr. Lampone holds the Series 24, Series 7, Series 57/TP, Series 6, Series 63, and Series 99 registrations.






Jerry Olivetti

Marketing & Client Services

Mr. Olivetti is the former founder (2002) and owner of Olivetti Capital Management, a registered investment advisor in Massachusetts. He began his career at Smith Barney in San Francisco, CA. In 1997, he moved to Wellesley, MA and worked in the private client group for A.G. Edwards and then Deutsche Bank Alex Brown in Boston, MA. Jerry has spent his career assisting his clients with their wealth management needs as both a registered investment advisor and private client manager.

Strong personal relationships, innovative investment strategies and successful risk management were the founding principles of Olivetti Capital Management. Mr. Olivetti brings over 20 years of financial services expertise to Dalzell Trading.

Mr. Olivetti graduated from Connecticut College in 1989 with a Bachelor of Arts in Art History. Mr. Olivetti holds the Series 7, Series 63, and Series 65 registrations.







John Stefanelli

Equity and Options Trading

Mr. Stefanelli is a former Director of Trading at BlackRock where he spent 17 years trading U.S and Global Equities for Portfolio Managers on the BlackRock Fundamental Equities platform. His experience includes trading for Small, Mid, and Large Cap Growth and Value products along with a Long/Short Healthcare Hedge fund. Most recently Mr. Stefanelli was Head Trader at Schneider Capital Management trading U.S. Small Cap stocks as well as U.S. Equity index options.

Mr. Stefanelli graduated from The Pennsylvania State University in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and a Minor in Business Logistics. Mr. Stefanelli holds the Series 7, Series 57, Series 63 and SIE registrations.







Dalzell Mission Statement

WE ARE a company that was founded to provide unique financial services
solutions for our clients. We will strive every day to be a team of winners
working on behalf of our clients.
Our company will be ethical, trustworthy and treat everyone with respect.
Our commitment to excellence every day in every aspect of our business
drives us to perform at the highest level for the clients of DALZELL TRADING.

Leading Technology

Current Technology Solutions and Seamless Integration for our Clients

Dalzell Trading strives to utilize best in class technology.  We have chosen technology solutions that work efficiently and seamlessly with our clients’ systems. Our technology infrastructure includes LiquidityBook's Outsourced Trading OMS, Eikon Market Analytics and Redi+ EMS, Westminster CSA Aggregation, Instinet Plazma Commission Management, and InfoHedge Technologies IT Support.

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