Anthony Lazzara

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Anthony Lazzarra
Occupation co-founder and principal
Employer Lido Isle Advisors
Location Newport Beach, CA

Anthony Lazzara is co-founder and principal of Lido Isle Advisors, LLC., responsible for selecting and allocating to commodity trading advisors on behalf of the company’s clients.[1]

Lazzara, who began his trading career on the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade in 1990, has experience in fixed income, equities, oil products, energies and grains.[2]

In addition to his role at Lido Isle Advisors, he is a managing partner at M&N Trading, a proprietary trading firm with offices in Chicago and Newport Beach, Calif. At M&N Trading, which he joined in 2002, Lazzara oversees trading operations in the Newport Beach office and actively trades global interest rate, equity and currency futures markets. In 2009, Anthony started Skylark Capital Management LLC, a commodity trading advisor specializing in fixed income strategies. The firm invests in a variety of contracts using high to mid-frequency trading strategies.[3]


Lazzara spent 10 years as a trader and floor broker for high-profile financial institutions such as: Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank and Solomon Brothers. During this time he executed as much as $100 billion in interest rate futures contracts annually.

A member of the Chicago Board of Trade and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, he holds a Series 3 license with the National Futures Association.

He also serves on the boards of both non-profits and private companies, including his children’s school and Genea, a green energy company.

John Lothian News Interview

Lazzara spoke with JLN Managed Futures editor Jim Kharouf about what he looks for in CTAs today, which sectors of CTAs are doing well in this environment and what the CTA space needs to do to expand. Published November 1, 2011.


He graduated with a degree in finance from Loras College in Iowa.


  1. Our Team. Lido Isle Advisors.
  2. [{{{url}}} Anthony Lazzara]. M&N Trading.
  3. [{{{url}}} Anthony Lazzara]. LinkedIn.