Michael Karp

Leadership Team | Michael Karp

Michael Karp

Primary Focus

Fixed Income

Hedge Funds


Interest Rates

Investment Banking

Mike is one of the founding partners and currently serves as CEO of Options Group. Mike is a leading authority on all aspects of leadership and talent, and has developed an outstanding track record advising clients in all aspects of organizational strategy. With his deep subject matter expertise, creative and innovative thinking, Mike is uniquely qualified to help you grow or reengineer your business, and is an authority on six sigma and best in class recruitment strategies.


Mike, in conjunction with his Options Group partners, develops and implements the firm's business strategy and has also spearheaded the opening of 15 offices since the firm's inception, including recent additions in Tel Aviv and Dubai. Mike is also the leading light behind OG University, which provides optimal professional development and certification in all aspects of our business as we carry out fiduciary responsibilities to our clients and shareholders.


Mike's expertise lies in all areas of international capital markets and investment banking. Mike is committed to the entire life cycle of talent management from attraction to development. In addition to leading the firm's strategy and growth, Mike is a key driver of and passionate about the firm's strong culture of performance, loyalty, integrity and teamwork. Mike is regularly quoted in media publications, such as The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times and Bloomberg News and regularly appears on CNBC.


Mike serves on the board of directors of various companies and is an active investor in a number of ventures. He attended New York Institute of Technology's program in Computer Science and Engineering.