Mr. Tony Annunziato
Sole Member, Annunziato Holdings
Tony Annunziato is Sole Member of Annunziato Holdings, a privately held company which was formed in March 2015 as a vehicle to trade and invest personal funds. He founded AAA Capital Management in 1997 wherein energy futures were traded on a private platform for Citigroup/Smith Barney as a Commodity Trading Advisor, where he served as President and co-owner until his retirement at the end of 2014. In the year 2005 AAA Capital reached a billion dollars under management. He was a member of the NYMEX until his retirement in 2015.
Mr. Annunziato has over 40 years of experience in the commodity trading business beginning in the early 1970s with the Chicago Board of Trade. He then moved on to Citigroup/Smith Barney and its predecessors supplying energy futures services to a wide range of commercial traders and individual commodity accounts. He retired from Smith Barney in 2005 to focus on his AAA Capital Advisors business.
Mr. Annunziato is a board member for EIV Capital which he co-founded in 2009; EIV is a private equity firm based in Houston, Texas, specializing in the energy industry. EIV focuses on the midstream and downstream segments of the market. EIV Capital is an investor-centric private equity firm, with diverse team experience.
Mr. Annunziato is a board member for Texas Aspires (formerly Texas Institute for Education Reform “TIER”), a non-profit organization that advocates for education policies that focus on students first.
Mr. Annunziato is President of the Annunziato Family Foundation, which is a non-profit 501©3 organization and includes a Scholarship Fund to assist students/families with college tuition, etc. currently, he is trying to find young people with potential who are disadvantaged because of circumstances and help them become exceptional productive adults.
He was born in Buffalo, New York in 1948 and attended St. Bonaventure University, graduating in 1971 with a BS in Business Management. Mr. Annunziato has three grown sons.
His hobbies are eating and drinking with friends, playing golf and attending Astros games.