Ronald P. Russo, Jr.

Ronald P. Russo, Jr.


Ron is a serial entrepreneur and the Founder of,,,, and Cocoanut Row. He has been an active member of the investment banking and financial media communities for over 30-years holding key roles in brokerage operations and management as well as strategic consulting and investment banking for many broker / dealers.

Ron began a career on Wall Street in 1993 as a registered principal on the sell side of the retail industry. In 1997 Ron began raising institutional private equity for small-cap publicly traded companies (PIPE’s). In 1998 he founded Silicon Alley Capital Management, where he advised and funded several internet and new-media technology companies. In 2002 he re-entered the PIPE market participating in more than two dozen transactions until 2009. Over the past 10-years Ron has been focused on the creative side of data and software design and development.

Ron graduated from Seton Hall Preparatory School in West Orange, NJ in 1988. He went on to receive a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from St. John’s University in Queens, NY in 1993. He has held various FINRA licenses including the Series 7, 63, 24 and 27. He currently resides in Palm Beach, FL.

“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.”