Amerex News




Energy Research Consulting Group (ERCG) ABC Leadership Interview with Jeff Shoaf

July, 2016
ERCG continues its ABC leadership interview series with Jeff Shoaf, Senior Vice President of Amerex Energy Services. We sat down with Jeff and discussed several topics.


Amerex Energy Services Assists the City of Houston with Long Term Solar Power Purchase

July 12, 2016
This is a big deal because it is the first utility scale solar power purchase agreement (PPA) signed in one of Texas’ deregulated markets. Dallas and Houston earned their titles solely through purchasing wind power RECs.


GFI and Amerex Voted No. 1 Brokers in Eight Energy & Commodities Categories

February 23, 2015
GFI Group, Inc. (NYSE: "GFIG") and its subsidiary Amerex Brokers LLC today announced that they have been voted top brokers in Energy Risk magazine's annual rankings, including North American Power.


Amerex Energy Services and GDF SUEZ Energy Resources Support MetroNational's Commitment to Environmental Responsibility

January 13, 2015
GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA announced today it will provide power to two of MetroNational's office towers in Memorial City. This agreement strengthens MetroNational's commitment to environmental responsibility by incorporating Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) to One Memorial City Plaza and Three Memorial City Plaza.


Amerex Energy Services Continues To Grow; Hires Three New Senior Energy Consultants

August 27, 2014
Amerex Energy Services, a division of Amerex Brokers LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of GFI Group Inc., continues to grow and has hired three new energy consultants. Beth Miletello, Chester Karchefsky and Dan Smith have been appointed Senior Energy Consultants, and will be based in Dallas, Texas, Cleveland, Ohio and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, respectively. All will report to Jeff Shoaf, Senior Vice President of Amerex Energy Services.


Amerex Energy Services Expands Northeast Presence, Adds Three Team Members

October 29, 2013
In order to support and build upon its growth, Amerex Energy Services, a division of Amerex Brokers LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of GFI Group Inc. (NYSE: GFIG), has hired three new team members. Stuart King has been appointed Vice President of Northeast Energy Consulting, Will Matthews has been appointed Director of Portfolio Management, and Brett Zeitz is Amerex’s newest Energy Consultant. All will report to Jeff Shoaf, SVP of Amerex Energy Services. Mr. King will be based in Connecticut, while Mr. Matthews and Mr. Zeitz will be based in Houston.


Amerex Energy Services Awarded Energy Procurement & Management Consulting Services Contract for Harris County Department of Education (HCDE) and Choice Partners

September 10, 2013
Amerex Energy Services was awarded the Energy Procurement and Management Consulting Services contract by the Choice Partners national cooperative at the Harris County Department of Education (HCDE) August 2013 board meeting.


Amerex Energy Services Launches New Website

August 27, 2013
Amerex Energy Services has launched its new website, which will be a great resource for existing and prospective clients to learn more about Amerex’s consultative advisory and procurement services. Via the site, businesses will be able to discover the depth of services provided, the breadth of markets served, and the experience and expertise of Amerex’s energy professionals.


GFI Group Voted Top Overall Broker in 2012 Energy Risk Awards

May 16, 2012
GFI Group Inc. (NYSE: “GFIG”) a leading provider of wholesale brokerage, electronic execution and trading support products for global financial markets, has been named the 2012 Broker of the Year for Energy Risk magazine's 16th Annual Awards.


Amerex Energy Services Hires New Senior Vice President

April 24, 2012
Amerex Energy Services, a division of Amerex Brokers LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of GFI Group Inc., (NYSE: GFIG), has hired Jeff Shoaf as Senior Vice President. Mr. Shoaf will report to Clay Davis, President of Amerex Brokers LLC, and will be based in Houston where he will direct the day-to-day operations of Amerex Energy Services. Amerex Energy Services advises large commercial, industrial and institutional groups on various cost saving methods of managing energy expenses and deploying risk mitigation tools.


CHRISTUS Health Awards Amerex Energy Services with Multi-Year Energy Procurement

January 19, 2012
CHRISTUS Health, a Texas based, Catholic, not-for-profit health care organization, selected Amerex Energy Services for their electricity and natural gas procurement needs in a multi-year deal effective January 1, 2012.


GFI Group Voted Broker of the Year in Commodities Business Awards 2011

November 18, 2011
GFI Group, Inc. (NYSE:“GFIG”) and its subsidiary Amerex Brokers have been voted Commodity Broker of the Year 2011 by Commodities Now magazine in this year's Commodity Business Awards. GFI and Amerex have also been recognized in the Excellence in Renewable Energy Markets category.


Amerex Energy Services Acquires Energy Choice Solutions

May 11, 2011
Amerex Energy Services, the commercial and industrial energy consulting division of Amerex Brokers LLC, is pleased to announce that is has acquired the operations of Energy Choice Solutions based in Philadelphia, PA, effective May 6, 2011, and has employed the former owner of the business, Steve Willett, to continue to manage and expand operations.


GFI Group Is Broker of the Year in Annual Commodities Business Awards

November 29, 2010
GFI Group, Inc (NYSE: “GFIG”) has been voted Commodity Broker of the Year 2010 by Commodities Now magazine in this year's Commodity Business Awards. GFI is a leading provider of wholesale brokerage, clearing services, electronic execution, and trading support products for global financial markets.


Humble ISD to Save Millions with New Electricity Contract

November 10, 2010
Humble ISD is entering into a new electricity contract that will save the school district almost $2.4 million per year in utility costs.


Amerex Helps Five PA Educational Institutions Save on Energy Costs

July 27, 2010
Amerex Energy Services, a division of Amerex Brokers LLC, has signed contracts with five educational institutions in Pennsylvania leading up to the power deregulation set to begin in their regions in January 2011.


CETX Energy Agency Joins Amerex Energy Services

November 02, 2009
Amerex Energy Services, the commercial and industrial energy consulting division of Amerex Brokers LLC, announces that it has combined the personnel and operations of CETX Energy Agency with those of its own, under the terms of an Asset Purchase Agreement that closed effective November 1, 2009.


Amerex Energy Services Helps Baylor University Save

March 12, 2007
Amerex Energy Services, a division of Amerex Brokers LLC, recently concluded a ten year power contract for Baylor University in Waco, Texas.


GFI Group Inc. to Acquire Amerex Energy - North America

September 7, 2006
GFI Group Inc. (Nasdaq: GFIG) announced today that it has agreed to acquire substantially all of the North American brokerage operations and assets of Amerex Energy (“Amerex”), a group of business entities that is a leading interdealer broker (IDB) of electric power, natural gas and emissions products and related derivative and option contracts in North America.


Superbag Corporation Names Amerex Retail Energy Services

January 25, 2006
Amerex Retail Energy Services has contracted to provide ongoing energy management services to Superbag Corporation, one of the nation’s largest manufacturers of plastic bags.


Amerex Enters Retail Power

August 13, 2004
The Desk - This week big brokerage Amerex Energy announced it had not only formed a new retail power desk but that it had also nailed a few big retail deals.