Gus is also the CEO and co-founder of the Two Oceans funds, which have been acquiring, managing and developing real property in Panama since 2006. Prior to that, Gus co-founded G3 Investment Group, a wholesaler of clearing, execution, and software services that allowed hedge funds and active traders direct and real time access to the U.S. stock and options markets. He previously worked as an equities trader for L.H. Friend and Weinress, a boutique Southern California investment bank and on the floor of the Chicago Board of Options Exchange for the Stafford Group.
After graduating from the University of Southern California’s School of Business Administration with a dual degree in Real Estate Finance and Entrepreneurship, he worked as a credit analyst for both City National and First Business Bank, where he evaluated the bank’s commercial and real estate customers, specializing in restructuring debt and under-performing commercial real estate loans.