James Fehrenbach

Chief Operating Officer of Global Equities

Jim Fehrenbach is a managing director and chief operating officer of global equities for Piper Sandler. In this role, he serves on the equities operating committee and oversees distribution of capital markets transactions, corporate access, and corporate & venture services.

Most recently, Fehrenbach served as head of institutional equity distribution, and prior to that, was head of NASDAQ trading at the firm. He joined Piper Sandler in 1995 and was one of the firm's top market makers.

With more than 28 years of experience in the securities industry, Fehrenbach was formerly a member of the trading committee for the Securities Industry Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) and was formerly president and board member of the Minnesota Security Dealers Association (MSDA). He is also a current board member of The Autism Society of Minnesota (AuSM). Fehrenbach earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from St. Cloud State University.