SC Distributors, a wholesale distributor of alternative investment offerings, has hired Steve Baker as senior regional vice president for its Central U.S. territory.
Prior to SC Distributors, Baker was a wholesaler at Highland Capital Management and covered the “four corners” territory comprised of Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, and Utah, and was responsible for all marketing and sales activity for the mutual funds, Delaware statutory trusts, interval funds, non-traded business development companies and real estate investment trusts.
He was previously a regional vice president with Realty Capital Securities from April 2012 until February 2015, focusing on the Arizona and New Mexico territory while raising more than $100 million in three years, the company said.
Baker also served as vice president of sales for Walton International, selling their private placement throughout the New England region. Before his time at Walton, he was a regional marketing director for The Harford Financial Group, distributing their mutual funds throughout both Arizona and New Mexico.
Baker has served in the financial services industry since 2005, beginning his career as a financial advisor for Smith Barney.
He received a Bachelor of Science degree in corporate finance from the University of Rhode Island and holds FINRA Series 7, and Series 63 registrations.
SC Distributors is a wholesale distribution organization connecting financial intermediaries with alternative investment products. The firm partners with investment managers to create alternative investments that play a role in helping to build a diversified investment portfolio.