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.

Board & Officers

  • Michael Nierva, President

    Pershing LLC, a BNY Mellon Company
  • David Koppel, Treasurer

    BNP Paribas Securities Corp.
  • Joe Bernier, Secretary

    Scottrade Inc.
  • John Aurre

    Goldman, Sachs & Co.
  • Vincent Bartolomeo

    National Financial Services LLC
  • James Barry

    Morgan Stanley
  • Paul Capezza

    National Financial Services LLC
  • Paul Carroll

    Sentenia LLC
  • Mike Curley

    Michael T. Curley Financial Training & Consulting
  • Chris DeCarlo

    UBS
  • Kevin Fitzgerald

    JP Morgan
  • Mark Gress

    Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
  • Steven Lofchie

    Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • Vickie Manto

    Pershing LLC, a BNY Mellon Company
  • Scott McAnaney

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Richard Primavera

    Jefferies LLC
  • 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

Become a Member

If you have any questions, please contact SIFMA's Office of Professional Societies at 212.313.1150 or [email protected].