JCIR provides capital markets and strategic communications counsel to public and private companies. For over 24 years we have executed successful and award-winning investor relations and corporate communications programs on behalf of over 300 companies leading to improved visibility, reputation and valuation in the financial markets.

As a full-service Investor Relations consultancy, JCIR provides a broad range of services designed to raise awareness of our clients’ corporate strategies and accomplishments with their most important constituencies. We are a results-oriented firm that provides candid strategic business counsel to our clients on how to drive value from the investor relations and corporate communications process.

We leverage our extensive experience and relationships to provide clients with the actionable intelligence, insightful analysis and practical tools they need to develop their IR platform and effectively communicate with Wall Street. JCIR has helped public companies across all market caps, industries and lifecycle stages market and position their corporate messages to generate tangible returns from their interactions with the investment community.


Our client relationships often evolve into long-term engagements, attesting to the results and satisfaction we achieve with our approach. JCIR's current average client tenure of over 10 years is a point of excellence, differentiation and pride for our Company.

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global financial communications firm with responsibilities for establishing a domestic practice while serving the IR needs of the firm's worldwide base of clients. He previously served as Vice President and head of the Investor Relations division at a top-twenty, New York-based public relations firm.

Joe earned degrees in finance and economics at NYU's College of Business and Public Administration.

Joseph Jaffoni
Founder & President

With more than 30 years of investor relations experience counseling over 400 publicly-listed and private companies, Joe provides JCIR clients senior level strategic counsel on investor relations, corporate and marketing communications, corporate governance and financing matters. He has established a deep record of work on behalf of companies in the entertainment, leisure, gaming and broadcasting sectors and advised clients on a wide range of M&A communications strategies, financings and crisis communications.

Prior to founding JCIR in 1994, Joe served as Executive Vice President at a prominent


Richard Land
Senior Managing Director

Since joining JCIR in 2000, Richard has created and managed corporate communications and investor relations programs for clients across industries including casino gaming, entertainment and leisure, technology and consumer products.  Prior to joining JCIR Richard served for three years as VP with a NY-based IR firm specializing in global small-cap clients. He previously spent five years as a trader of OTC equities and convertible debentures for an investment firm.  

Richard has Bachelor of Arts degrees in both English and Economics from the State University of New York at Albany.

Norberto Aja
Managing Director

Norberto joined JCIR in 2007 after a decade long career on Wall Street, including positions at Salomon Brothers, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and BBVA. He works closely with clients to develop and implement effective communications strategies in such areas as financial communications, shareholder activism, management transitions and corporate transactions. He graduated cum laude from Fordham University with a B.S. degree in International Finance and a minor in Philosophy.

Norberto has held Series 6, 7 and 63 securities registrations, and is fluent in Spanish and conversational in French.

James Leahy
Managing Director

Jim joined JCIR in 2009 after more than five years as a sell-side equity analyst with Morgan Joseph and IRG Research. His financial services background allows Jim to bring a unique insider’s perspective to his work with a broad range of clients including those in the casino gaming and restaurant industries. Jim continues to add to the collaborative efforts of the award-winning casino gaming team and has furthered JCIR’s strategic approach to the creation of integrated IR programs. 

He holds a BA degree in English and Political Science from Bucknell University and has held Series 7, 63, 86, and 87 securities registrations.

Jennifer Neuman
Managing Director

Since joining JCIR in 2011, Jennifer has applied her analytical approach and creativity to execute investor relations and corporate communications programs on behalf of clients in the technology, media and entertainment, broadcasting, and financial services industries. She works with her colleagues to establish strategy and effectively position M&A, event-driven and other essential client events. Prior to joining JCIR, she was an analyst at MC Asset Management.

Jennifer graduated from Bryant University with a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing. She has held her Series 7 securities registration.