Brooke Allen


Angestellt, Retired, Rat Race

Jersey City, United States of America


statistical arbitrage
hedge fund
equity trading
quantitative finance
guest lecturer
stories about better ways of hiring people
stories about better ways of finding work
stories about family life. Please see links in "about me".


Professional experience for Brooke Allen

  • Current 8 years and 5 months, since Feb 2014


    Rat Race


  • Current 8 years and 5 months, since Feb 2014


    Viral Virtue

    Founder. Our mission is to make doing the right thing go viral.

  • Current 16 years and 7 months, since Dec 2005


    MANE Fund Management, Inc

    Firm is now dormant.

  • Current 33 years and 6 months, since Jan 1989

    Author writing as self and Len Bakerloo

    I write serious stuff under my own name ( and more humorous pieces as Len Bakerloo (

  • 18 years and 3 months, Dec 1995 - Feb 2014

    Head, Quantitative Trading Group

    Maple Securities, USA, Inc.

    Proprietary trading

  • 1993 - 1995


    Bravo Alpha, Inc.

    Consulting firm to securities firms.

  • 1992 - 1993

    Vice President

    CS First Boston, Asia Pacific (Japan)

    Built statistical arbitrage desk.

  • 1983 - 1992

    Vice President

    Merrill Lynch

    Began in fixed income developing portfolio optimization systems. Moved to equity trading to build a proprietary equity trading desk. Moved to Japan to do index and statistical arbitrage.

Educational background for Brooke Allen

  • 1982 - 1986


    New York University

  • 1970 - 1974

    Mathematics / Computer Science

    Rutgers University


  • English



Please read my "about me" page for more information and to get a better sense of who I am -- Let me start with what I don't want. I do not want a
new job
(I love my job) and I do not want a
new spouse
(I love my wife
) and I do not want a hard sell although if you have something you believe in and want to tell me about it that is fine. -- I am interested in stories about better ways employers have of finding
training and retaining employees
things colleges might do differently. -- I have been speaking to college students on these topics and others in the area of finance and trading. -- I am interested in stories of
family life
from other
. -- Please look at the About Me tab for links to some my published work. IF YOU HAVE READ THIS FAR
PLEASE SEND ME A CONTACT REQUEST. Feel free to write to me at: brooke.t.allen(at) is you are not a premium member.


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