Corporate Biographies

Chief Executive Officer
Anthony Gardini

Anthony M. Gardini is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of American Capital Partners, LLC, a leading independent Full Service Broker Dealer since 2002. Mr. Gardini, 49 has been a Registered Representative for 26 years serving in various capacities; Financial Advisor, Sales Manager, Branch Manager, OSJ Manager, Executive Vice President, Partner and CEO.

Throughout his independent entrepreneurial career, Mr. Gardini was instrumental in establishing firm departments such as, wealth management, syndicate, institutional sales and execution services. Mr. Gardini has also successfully led the expansion of branch offices in various locations contributing to the growth of many of these offices and firms in his quarter century in the industry.

Currently, Mr. Gardini as the CEO, oversees the day to day business operations and growth of American Capital Partners, LLC. Mr. Gardini received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Dowling College in 1988. Mr. Gardini holds a series 7, 24 and 63 licenses. He is married with two children.

Edward Cahill

Edward M. Cahill is the Co-Founder and President of American Capital Partners, LLC. Mr. Cahill has been a registered representative for over 20 years and is a licensed principal. Throughout his career, Mr. Cahill has played an active role in helping firms maintain key client relationships that has enabled growth in various capacities.

Mr. Cahill holds a Bachelor of Science from Dowling College.  He currently serves on the Advisory Counsel for Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) Correspondent Services, and is active in his community concentrating on children’s organizations. 

Chief Financial Officer
Anthony P. Simone

Anthony P. Simone holds the position of Chief Financial Officer, Financial and Operations Principal of American Capital Partners, LLC. He is a Certified Public Accountant with over thirty years of experience in the securities industry.

Mr. Simone’s industry experience has included introducing broker dealers as well as self-clearing broker dealers such as ABN Amro Inc., ING Barings, LLC, Gruntal & Co., LLC, and KBC Financial Products USA, Inc. His extensive finance experience includes expertise in Regulatory Accounting, Product Accounting and Control, as well as Financial and Management Reporting. Throughout his career he has held various positions including manager for the Equity Market Product Accounting and Control Group at ING Barings, LLC and ABN Amro Inc., Assistant Controller for Gruntal and Co. Inc. and Vice President of Finance at KBC Financial Products, USA Inc.

Mr. Simone received his Master of Science degree in Accounting from Pace University and his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Marketing from Long Island University. Mr. Simone holds the Financial and Operations Principal (Series 27) license.