Richard Brian Handler

Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer at Jefferies Group LLC

Richard Brian Handler

Richard Brian Handler

Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer at Jefferies Group LLC

Career Highlights

Landcadia Holdings II, Inc.
Waitr Holdings, Inc.
Landcadia Holdings, Inc.

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South Salem, NY

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05/23/1961 - Fair Lawn, NJ, United States



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President & Director at Jefferies Financial Group, Inc.

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Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary at Jefferies LLC

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Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at NZCH Corp.

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Vice Chairman at Jefferies Group LLC

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Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President at Jefferies LLC

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Global Co-Head of Investment Banking at Jefferies LLC

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Global Head, Equity Research at Jefferies LLC

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Global Head, Investment Banking & Capital Markets at Jefferies LLC

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Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Magex Ltd.

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Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Landry's, Inc.

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Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer at Jefferies Group LLC
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Class of 1987

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has built an international reputation based on its innovative programs, which include: Two-year MBA Program, designed to educate business leaders One-year Stanford Sloan Master’s Program for mid-career executives PhD Program for future academics Executive Education programs for experienced managers Faculty research program Academic programs, including the two-year MBA, the 12-month Sloan Master's Program, and the PhD program, create a transformational student experience that reflects the tagline: Change lives. Change organizations. Change the world. Today the state-of-the-art Knight Management Center complex enables Stanford's innovative, globalized MBA curriculum, offering flexible classroom spaces for hands-on experiential learning small-group leadership labs, and team-based learning. It engages faculty and students across Stanford University, as well as alumni, global executives, and the broader world community.

BA in Economics, magna cum laude
Class of 1983

The University of Rochester is a private, nonsectarian, research university in Rochester, New York, United States. The university grants undergraduate and graduate degrees, including doctoral and professional degrees. The university has six schools and various interdisciplinary programs. The University of Rochester is noted for its Eastman School of Music. The university is also home to the Institute of Optics, founded in 1929, the first educational program in the US devoted exclusively to optics. Rochester's Laboratory for Laser Energetics is home to the second most energetic fusion laser in the world.

Career History
Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Jefferies Group LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE: LUK), a diversified holding company. Jefferies, the global investment banking firm, has served companies and investors for over 50 years. Headquartered in New York, with offices in over 30 cities around the world, the firm provides clients with capital markets and financial advisory services, institutional brokerage and securities research, as well as wealth and asset management. The firm provides research and execution services in equity, fixed income, foreign exchange, futures and commodities markets, and a full range of investment banking services including underwriting, merger and acquisition, restructuring and recapitalization and other advisory services, with all businesses now operating across the Americas, Europe and Asia.

Chief Executive Officer

Founded in 1962, Jefferies LLC is a global investment bank and institutional securities firm headquartered in New York City. The firm is a subsidiary of Jefferies Group LLC (NYSE: JEF) and their ultimate parent is Leucadia National Corp. (NYSE: LUK). Jefferies provides investment banking, sales and trading, research and asset management to a variety of corporate clients, institutional investors and high net-worth individuals. The firm specializes in growing, mid-sized companies in the following sectors: (1) aerospace and defense (2) clean technology (3) energy (4) financial services (5) business services (6) gaming and leisure (7) healthcare (8) industrials (9) maritime and oil service (10) media and communications (11) retail and consumer and (12) technology. They also offer private client services, prime brokerage, securities finance, correspondent clearing and NYSE brokerage services. Jefferies' research covers U.S. and international equity, high yield, convertibles, investment grade fixed-income and post-reorganization securities, as well as special situations and quantitative research.

Co-Chairman & President
2019 - Current

Landcadia Holdings II, Inc. operates as a blank check company. It intends to effect a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization, or similar business combination with one or more businesses. The company was founded on August 11, 2015 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

Boards & Committees
2016 - Current

The FXCM Group provides online foreign exchange, or FX, trading and related services. It operates as a holding company. The firm operates through two segments: Retail Trading and Institutional Trading. The company was founded by David Sakhai, Kenneth A. Grossman, Dror Niv, Eduard Yusupov and William Ahdout in 1999 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Jefferies Broadview, a division of Jefferies & Company, Inc. provides services to the information technology, communications, healthcare technology and digital media industries. The firm addresses six major technology segments: communications technology, semiconductors and electronics manufacturing, enterprise software, digital media, and information technology services. Jefferies Broadview consists of 90 investment bankers operating in the US, Europe and Asia. The company provides investment banking services including debt and equity underwriting, private placements, M&A and restructuring advisory services. The company is headquartered in New York, NY.

Political Donations

Former Governor of Minnesota


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Senator from Virginia

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Awards & Honors
Business Insider - Clusterstock 50: The Most Respected People on Wall Street
New York City Police Foundation Annual Gala

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