Network 1 Financial Securities, Inc. is a full service broker/dealer registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission “SEC”, is a member of both the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority “FINRA” and the Securities Insurance Protection Corporation “SIPC”, is registered in 47 States and in Puerto Rico, and is dedicated to assisting small cap and microcap companies through its investment banking services.

Tradition Investment Banking Service

•IPO and Secondary Offering

•Merger and Acquisitions

•Private Placement

•Nasdaq and NYSE Uplisting


•Corporate Debt Financing

•Financial Consulting and Valuation

•Business Plan

•Fairness Opinion

Nontraditional Investment Banking Service

•Specialists in Restricted Securities Liquidations

•Non-deal Road Shows

•Shareholder Relations and Communications

Damon D. Testaverde

Head of Investment Banking & Chairman

Damon has been a member of the Wall St. Community since 1966.  He has worked in various capacities including being Chief Executive Officer for Midsize Broker / Dealers that built significant retail and underwriting capabilities. Damon specializes in Investment Banking Services for small to midsized companies including all areas of capital formation. Damon also has the ability to attract and build distribution systems in the Broker / Dealer community. Damon holds FINRA registrations, including Series 7, 24, 79,  Financial Principal and Municipal Bond Principal.

William R. Hunt

President, CFO, COO

Mr. Hunt is Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Network 1 Financial Securities, Inc. Bill is a member of the Executive Committee and the manager of several managed programs. Bill has been active in the securities business for over 40 years and part of the senior management team of Network 1 Financial Securities, Inc. since 1988. He has held various positions throughout his career with national and regional firms. Bill holds the following FINRA registrations: Series 7, 24, 66, 63, 27, 4 and 55. He is also a licensed Real Estate Agent and licensed Insurance Agent. He has been, and is currently, a member of the Board of Directors of various public and private companies. He is President of Network 1 Financial Advisors Corp. an affiliated registered investment advisor. He also is the CFO of Network 1 Financial Assurance Inc. an affiliated insurance agency.  Bill oversees all financial reporting as the Chief Financial Officer of Network 1 Financial Securities, Inc. as well as the operations of the brokerage firm. He holds a BS in Business Administration from Trenton State College, now known as The College of New Jersey.

Richard W. Hunt

Senior Vice President

Richard is CEO of Network 1 Financial Securities, Inc. Richard has been in the securities business for more than 25 years. He holds among his varied FINRA registrations a Series 7, 24, 63, 52 and is a Series 55 NASDAQ Trader and a Municipal Bond Principal. Richard has a multifaceted background and has maintained positions of leadership with many companies. His primary emphasis has been in sales, marketing and human resources management. Richard has received numerous awards for performance in the securities industry and community involvement awards. He holds a BA degree in Liberal Arts, with emphasis in Human Resources, from Trenton State College, now known as The College of New Jersey.

Jian (Steven) Sun

Executive Director – China Business Development

Mr. Sun joined Network 1 Financial Securities in 2010. He currently serves as Executive Director of China Business Development for the Investment Banking Department. His focus is primarily on serving the financial needs of Chinese emerging growth and middle market companies in a variety of industries.
Prior to joining our Firm, Mr. Sun served in the capacity of Financial Analyst for Skyebanc Inc. He has been responsible for compiling comprehensive analyses on TMT and financial industry sectors and developing investment banking business in China. Steven began his financial career at Global Arena Capital LLC (GAC) in New York and served as Financial Analyst in their Investment Banking department. While at GAC, he participated in several private equity investments and IPO underwritings.

Mr. Sun holds a Master of Quantitative Finance degree from Rutgers Business School, a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Irvine. He is active in Rutgers Alumni Associate service.Mr. Sun holds the following FINRA registrations, Series 7, 63 and 79.

Keith Testaverde

Senior Vice President

Mr. Testaverde has more than two decades of Wall Street experience in the areas of Equities Market-Making, and Investment Banking.     Over the years Mr. Testaverde has guided and advised hundreds of companies on the process of going public from raising capital, to compliance and disclosure, through all aspects of the listing process.    Mr. Testaverde also has extensive experience in servicing retail clients including high net worth individuals and small institutions. For the last five years he has worked as a senior investment banker at Network 1 Financial focusing on private placements and initial public offerings.  Mr. Testaverde is a graduate of St. John’s University with a degree in Business Management. Mr. Testaverde holds Series 7, 63, 55 and 79 licenses.

Tao Sun, CMA, FRM

Investment Banking Associate

Mr. Sun joined Network 1 Financial Securities in 2014 as an investment banking analyst and associate. He works directly with the Investment Banking Department’s Managing Director. He provides day-to-day primary analytical support, including financial statement analysis and model development; valuation analysis for IPOs; industry research and detailed due diligence; prepares various presentations and documents, interacts daily with other bankers, clients, prospective investors, attorneys and accountants. He plays a central role in coordinating the activities of the Investment Banking deal team and directly supports the team to close deals.

Mr. Sun has a M.A. in Economics from Rutgers University. He is bilingual in English and Mandarin. Mr. Sun holds FINRA Series 7, 63, 65, and 79 Registrations. He is also charterholder of CMA (Charted Managing Account), FRM (Financial Risk Manger), and current candidate for AICPA and CFA.


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Corporation Headquarters

Network 1 Financial Securities, Inc.

2 Bridge Avenue, Suite 241

Red Bank, NJ 07701

Phone:  (732) 758-9001


Fax:  (732) 758-6671

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