CHICAGO - With ambitious growth in mind, Memphis-based Duncan-WilliamsInc. has hired a team of former Popular Securities Inc. municipal professionals, led by former U.S. capital markets manager Alan Murphy and banking manager Maria Saldana,to expand its New York City office and establish a presence in Chicago.

Murphy, based in New York City, and Saldana, based in Chicago, along with a handful of other public finance professionals from Popular joined Duncan-Williams last month following Popular Inc.'s closure of its North American broker-dealer subsidiary in late December. The new hires include New York-based public finance banker Frank Vasquezandanalyst Tom Civitano and a several sales professionals.

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