Jefferies Hires Former Senator Bob Corker as Special Advisor

Posted on 10/15/2020


Former U.S. Senator Bob Corker from Tennessee is being hired by New York-based Jefferies Group LLC as a special adviser working with the firm’s Investment Banking business. Bob Corker is also a former real estate developer and former Mayor of Chattanooga. After retiring from the U.S. Senate after 12 years, Corker went back to the private sector.

Jefferies Group LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Jefferies Financial Group Inc.

Corker, a 68-year-old former real estate developer, Tennessee state finance director and Chattanooga mayor, retired from the U.S. Senate after 12 years in January 2019 after serving as chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and a member of the Senate Banking Committee. Since returning to his home town, Corker has worked directly with a handful of Tennessee companies and made other investments in growing and startup ventures.

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