John Hirt

John Hirt

Managing Director, Financial Strategies

John Hirt leads the Sales team at Banes Capital Group and Hanover Securities, which has tripled in size and gross revenue during his tenure. Committed to product knowledge, John leads a daily sales call where he and traders communicate product knowledge and relevant market conditions. Sales Strategists are expected to act as consultants to bank and credit union C-suite leaders, helping them optimize their portfolio. John leads by example with focus, energy, and excellence. These are traits that John brings to the organization and requires of his organization. John sits on the Leadership Team of Banes Capital & Hanover helping the Company grow to its full potential.

John has over 25 years of industry experience including his time as Managing Director and National Sales Manager for Raymond James. While there, John served on the senior management committee for the Fixed Income Capital Markets group.

Prior to Raymond James, John was a Managing Director and National Sales Manager for Morgan Keegan. During the sale of Morgan Keegan to Raymond James in 2012, John served on the transition and integration team for the two firms. He was Morgan Keegan’s top producer in Institutional Fixed Income in 2011 and was one of the highest producing brokers in the history of the firm. John joined Morgan Keegan in 1996, having worked for two years prior at First Tennessee’s Bond Division, achieving top 20 status in his second year.

Prior to joining First Tennessee Bank’s bond division, John was involved in M&A activity with WSGP and later Aurora Capital Partners in Century City, California.


Education: B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Geneva College; EMBA, Emory University
Licenses: Series 7, 63
Direct: +1 (901) 261-5964

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