About Us

Planning Futures

Founded in 1999, Southern Trust Securities is a Florida based broker/dealer registered with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and with FINRA. 

Southern Trust Securities is a clearing correspondent of COR Clearing. COR Clearing is a member of theNew York Stock Exchange, DTC, Euroclear, FINRA  and SIPC.

A Proven Approach

Our team is comprised of people with 30+ years of financial markets experience. We start by clarifying our fee structure and explaining the different ways we can help. Then we analyze your goals and compare them to your current portfolio. Then we recommend an investment strategy designed to meet your risk tolerance. 

Why Us?

Since 1999, we have helped create programs and portfolios to meet long-term financial goals. Have questions about investments, retirement, and/or estate planning? One of our credentialed professionals would be glad to help. 

Our Team

Susan Escobio - President & CCO

Susan is STS’s President and Chief Compliance Officer. Susan is qualified under Series 7, 24, and 28 licenses and has over thirty (30) years of experience in the financial services industry. 

Patricio Peralta Ramos - Managing Director

Patricio Peralta-Ramos is the Firms Trading Desk Supervising Principal,  qualified under his Series 7 and 24 licenses. He brings with him vast experience of trading in Latam and European corporate and sovereign debt.  

Frank Dumbar - CFO

Frank is  the firms Chief Financial Officer. Frank has more than 10 years of experience in the finance industry. He is a CPA and holds a BS Degree from the University of South Carolina.


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Southern Trust Securities

2307 Douglas Rd, miami, fl 33145

(305) 446-4800