SIFMA Operations & Technology Society: Credit and Margin Section

The Credit and Margin Section is a Section of the SIFMA Operations and Technology Society focused on education, networking, and the sharing of best practices in the credit and margin sector of the financial services industry. Its membership consists primarily of operations and technology professionals from broker-dealers, banks, accounting firms, clearing firms, asset management firms, and consulting firms.

About the SIFMA Operations & Technology Society: Credit and Margin Section

The primary mission of the Section is to provide value to its membership, often through hosting educational seminars on key industry and regulatory issues. In addition, the Section provides networking opportunities, substantively engages in important industry and regulatory issues, and collaborates with SIFMA initiatives in Technology and Operations.

Meet with your colleagues in Professional Societies to share best practices, attend educational seminars and engage in peer-to-peer networking.

Board & Officers

  • Michael Nierva, President

    Pershing LLC, a BNY Mellon Company
  • Richard Primavera, Vice President

    Jefferies LLC
  • Kevin Fitzgerald, Secretary

    JP Morgan Chase & Co.
  • Paul Capezza, Treasurer

    Fidelity Investments
  • John Aurre

    Goldman, Sachs & Co.
  • Vincent Bartolomeo

    Fidelity Investments
  • James Barry

    Morgan Stanley
  • Joseph Bernier

    Scottrade Inc.
  • Paul Carroll

    Sententia LLC
  • Michael Curley

    Michael T. Curley Financial Training & Consulting
  • Christopher DeCarlo

  • Katie Erb

  • Glen Garofalo

    Cantor Fitzgerald & Co.
  • Mark Gress

    Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
  • Joseph Iraci

    TD Ameritrade Inc.
  • David Koppel

    BNP Paribas Securities Corp.
  • Steven Lofchie

    Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • Vickie Manto

    Pershing LLC, a BNY Mellon Company
  • Scott McAnaney

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Jason Varnish

    Credit Suisse
  • Brian Warshaw

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • David Watts

    Wells Fargo Securities

Become a Member

As a member, you will be connected with operations professionals from broker-dealers, banks, clearing firms, asset managers, accounting firms, and consulting firms. Our breadth of membership means you will be able to critically and effectively engage key issues affecting credit and margin activities in the financial services industry.

Our membership fee is $200 per individuals that work for a SIFMA member firm. Society membership is $350 for any individuals who are non SIFMA members. Membership is valid for 365 days of your enrollment.

Member benefits include:

  • Opportunities to Network with Margin Industry Professionals and Key Regulators
  • Discounted Registration Rates for Credit & Margin Dinners and Annual Conference
  • Access to SIFMA Credit & Margin LinkedIn Group
  • SIFMA Credit & Margin Section Newsletters

If you have any questions, please contact SIFMA's Office of Professional Societies at 212.313.1290 or [email protected].