Nick Pritzakis is the Founder and President of Quest Futures & Options, LLC ("QFO"), Nick has experience providing hedging and risk management solutions to retail and institutional clients. Prior to starting QFO, Nick owned and operated a futures brokerage for two years. The firm was registered with the CFTC and the National Futures Association. Before that, he worked as a licensed series 3 futures and commodities broker.
Nick's career in the futures and options industry started in 2005, as a licensed futures and commodities broker, working in the heart of Manhattan's financial district, on Wall Street. In time, he came to play a key role on a team of brokers responsible for structuring and executing transactions in the futures options market. The majority of these orders were in crude oil, the Euro FX, gold, silver, the 10-YR US T-Notes and 30-YR US T-Bonds.
In October 2010, he won a crystal Bull & Bear trophy for having the most profitable trading month in the World Cup Championships of Futures & Forex Trading.™
Nick makes his knowledge in commodity risk-management strategies and options volatility research available to clients through a weekly newsletter, consulting and educational videos. He was a regular presenter in the Options Room for 1.5 yrs, helping promote futures options education to retail traders.
Nick obtained his Masters Degree in Economics from SUNY Albany in 2004 and a Bachelors Degree in Economics from SUNY College at Oneonta in 2001.