May 2, 2022

Robert Aguilar Promoted to President at Cabrera Capital Markets

Chicago — Cabrera Capital Markets (“Cabrera”), recently having celebrated 21 years in business, announces today that Robert Aguilar, a partner and veteran of the company for over 19 years, will move into the President role at the firm. In this role, Robert will report directly to the CEO and Chairman Martin Cabrera, Jr. Robert has served in various roles and functions at Cabrera, most recently serving as CFO and COO. He was responsible for managing the firm’s overall financial operations, governing regulatory compliance, managing risk, spearheading new business initiatives, and overseeing business operations.  He also played an integral role in expanding the firm’s capacity within Taxable Fixed Income trading, Debt Capital Markets, and Equity Sales and Trading. 

“We are experiencing tremendous growth at the firm and Robert is an instrumental part of that growth. Robert has built an impressive career and he brings the leadership skills, business acumen, industry knowledge, and ambitious vision needed to lead our business into the future,” said Martin Cabrera. “I look forward to leveraging his expertise, management skills, and insights to maximize our growth and continue to achieve even greater partnerships and strategic dialogues with our corporate, municipal, and institutional clients.”

Robert received his Executive MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business. In addition, Robert was a member of the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission’s Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies and was a recipient of Chicago United’s Business Leaders of Color. Robert has also served on boards for The Chicago Parks Foundation, Chicago United, and La Rabida Children’s Hospital.

“I am excited to have this opportunity to lead Cabrera Capital Markets to the next level and drive the company to meet its goals. I am fortunate to start this new role with such a strong, driven, and talented management team, whom I consider friends and family,” says Robert Aguilar.

“Cabrera’s new structure will enable us to drive our firm’s growth plans and manage business in a manner aligned with the firm’s long-term vision,” added Martin Cabrera. “We will continue to expand the firm’s operations and leadership to best serve our global client base and provide solutions for all of our stakeholders.”

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About Cabrera Capital Markets

Cabrera Capital Markets – founded in 2001 – is an investment bank and institutional brokerage firm providing investment banking for municipal, corporate, and advisory clients, institutional brokerage services for municipal bonds, global equities, taxable fixed income securities, preferred equities, and structured products, as well as cash management services. Cabrera’s diversified global client base includes corporations, municipalities, financial institutions, federal agencies, unions, pension funds, foundations, and endowments. More information about Cabrera can be found at

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