Aegis Capital Corp., - Aegis Capital Corp. ( a full-service wealth management, financial services and investment banking firm is pleased to announce the official opening of its Timonium, Maryland office location which will be spearheaded by Gilbert Kuta and his team, Kirby Ososki and Lauran Snyder. Prior to joining Aegis Capital as a Senior Vice President of Investments Gilbert worked at a regional brokerage firm where he managed over $60 million in client assets

Mr. Kuta is a seasoned wealth management professional that gained his experience working at brokerage firms such as Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorp., Smith Barney Shearson Inc., A.G. Edwards & Sons Inc. and Lehman Brothers Inc. With almost 40 years of experience working with clients ranging from small business owners to highly compensated professionals Mr. Kuta’s sole purpose is to help his clients’ achieve their financial goals. Mr. Kuta also serves on the board of directors and executive committee for the Casey Cares Foundation.

Robert Eide Aegis’ CEO commented: “We are pleased to welcome Gil and his team to Aegis. He is a trusted financial consultant whose personalized approach to financial planning aligns with Aegis’ client- focused and values-driven culture. Gil is excited about the full service platform Aegis has to offer and we look forward to working with his team to provide a next level of service to his customer base.”

Michael Pata Aegis’ Head of Business Development commented: “We are pleased Gilbert has chosen our robust platform to manage his client base and we feel that his experience and knowledge will be a great addition to Aegis. We look forward to providing the resources he needs to build his practice and help his clients achieve their financial goals. Gilbert has a tremendous commitment and passion for excellence.”

About Aegis Capital Corporation

Aegis Capital Corporation (“Aegis”) has been in the wealth management and investment banking business for over 35 years, catering to the needs of private clients, institutions and corporations. Aegis was founded in 1984 by Robert Eide, the current CEO and Chairman, and has over twenty branch offices stretching across the U.S. Aegis offers its investment representatives a conflict free service platform and is able to provide a full-range of products and services through its primary clearing relationship with RBC Correspondent Services whose parent company, Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE:RY), is one of the world’s leading diversified financial services companies.

Any questions contact:

Michael Pata,

Head of Business Development

Telephone: 1-212-813-1010