Mr. Hugh Croskery (Company Specific Director)
Stocks and Securities Limited (SSL) Website
Hugh Croskery is the Chairman and Managing Director at Stocks and Securities Ltd. (SSL).
is a career Banker and Financial Advisor and carries over thirty (30) years of experience and expertise in the financial field.
Hugh attended Jamaica College (JC) High School where he successfully attained his high school diploma and various O'Level Certificates.
After which, Hugh attended Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada where he received a "Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers (FICB)" Degree.
In continuing his educational goals, Hugh achieved a certificate in Advanced Management with Merit Order from the University of the West Indies, Institute of Business in 1992.
Hugh's career achievements range from experience at Bank of Nova Scotia
(BNS) Canada, Eagle Merchant Bank
(EMB) and formerly Paul Chen-Young and Co.
Ltd., recently re-named Stocks and Securities Ltd
Hugh worked at Bank of Nova Scotia Canada for the period 1976-1986.
At BNS, Hugh worked his way up from teller to being the Assistant Manager of Operations at the branch level in Toronto, Canada, where he covered a total of eighteen (18) branches.
In 1986, Hugh
decided to return to Jamaica and returned as the Loan Manager of EMB Jamaica Ltd.
In a few years, Hugh was promoted to General Manager and Principal of EMB.
outstanding contribution to EMB
is inclusive of growing EMB's JMD deposit base from JMD 90mm in 1986 to in excess of JMD 14B by 1996, a remarkable growth rate over the period of 15,455% or by an arithmetic average of 1,545.50% per annum.
In addition, Hugh
grew EMB's USD deposit base from being non-existent or nil in 1986 to in excess of USD 18mm by 1996.
In 1997, Hugh joined Paul-Chen Young and Co.
Ltd. (PCY), now named Stocks and Securities Ltd
He joined PCY as Managing Director with the goal of growing the company's Funds Under Management (FUM).
Once again, Hugh
achieved this target successfully.
had FUM of JMD 115mm in 1997 and as at the close of 2006, Stocks and Securities Ltd
. had in excess of JMD 2.50B, representing a growth rate of 2,074% or 230% per annum.
Hugh is happily married with two (2) children and enjoys farming (an avid cash crop farmer) and philanthropy.
He is a licensed dealer representative by the local financial regulatory body, the Financial Services Commission (FSC) and serves as a director on SSL's board, as a member of the council for the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE), as a Director of Total Travel Services Ltd. (Leading Travel Agency in Jamaica) and as a Justice of the Peace (JP) for St. Andrew, Jamaica.
He is also a trustee of the "Verley Home for Gentle Women" (an old-age home for women who have fallen on hard times) and is active in voluntary financial support to various Jamaican Churches.