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Todd Esse

Energy Sector Administrator and Entrepreneur Todd Esse

About Todd Esse

A skilled financial professional and strategic investment manager, Todd Esse entered the energy sector in the late 1980s as the vice president of the Panhandle Trading Corporation in Houston, Texas. His duties with Panhandle involved the acquisition, sale, and distribution of natural gas throughout the Gulf Coast, Chicago, and Northeast marketplaces. Todd Esse went on to hold senior financial trading and portfolio management positions with Enron Gas Marketing and Risk Management in Houston, Texas, and the AIG Trading Corporation in Greenwich, Connecticut.

Todd Esse co-founded Sempra Energy Trading in 1997 and served as a partner in the Stamford, Connecticut-based global investment firm until 2008. He currently serves as head of business development at Southport Energy Partners, LLC. In addition to co-founding the energy trading hedge fund in 2008, Mr. Esse has played an integral role in the establishment and operation of Pearl Street Energy, LP, a Southport provider of Cogen/CHP energy solutions.

Work experience

Aug 2013Present


Pearl Street Energy, LP
Apr 2008Dec 2013


Sasco Energy Partners


Aug 1985May 1989


Southwestern Universiuty