President / Director of Business Development
Stephen Cella joined KeyArx in 2012 and sits on the Executive Committee.
He has over twenty years of experience in brokerage, investment banking, trading and retail sales management. As a branch manager and then regional branch manager, Stephen supervised and managed over 100 reps in Red Bank, New Jersey and Chicago, Illinois. Stephen was later promoted to Institutional Sales where he focused his efforts on private and public equity funding with both domestic and international institutions. Stephen has raised over $60,000,000 in capital and debt financing for small to midsize companies, allowing them to maximize their profit potential.
Stephen started his career in 1984, when he joined E.F. Hutton in its retail sales department. He progressed into a senior managerial role at both First Montauk Securities and H.J. Meyers & Co. From there, Stephen took a position as the Managing Director of Institutional Sales at M.H. Meyerson & Co from 1998 to September 11, 2001. Stephen is the proud parent of two sons, Max graduated from Arizona State University and Nicholas graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI).