Terry Pigott

Gladstone, New Jersey, Arbitrage Investment Executive Terry Pigott

About Terry Pigott

Employing a results-driven Treasury bill (T-bill) arbitrage strategy, Terry Pigott guides Gladstone, New Jersey-based Glacier Peak Capital as founder and principal. He has achieved 22 percent returns through a proven strategy of investing in short-term U.S. government holdings. Terry Pigott’s career in finance extends back to the late 1970s, when he served as accountant with the International Paper Company in Monroe, Louisiana. He subsequently joined the container-shipping company Maersk Line’s treasurer’s department and completed an MBA at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Terry Pigott became a T-bill trader with First Interstate Bank of California’s U.S. government bond trading desk in the mid-1980s. Joining Daiwa Securities America in 1988, he began as a T-bill trader and ultimately earned positions as trading desk head and fixed-income head. He also held a strategic role on the firm’s management committee. Mr. Pigott is recognized as a thought leader in the short-term Treasury market, having been quoted in Wall Street Journal articles and having appeared on CNN.