Thomas W. Farley

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Thomas W. Farley
Born(1975-12-10)December 10, 1975
NationalityAmerican
Alma mater Georgetown University
OccupationBanker
Children2

Thomas W. Farley (born December 10 1975) is an American banker. He serves as the CEO of Far Point Acquisition Corp. He previously served as the president of the NYSE Group, including the New York Stock Exchange.

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Early life

Thomas W. Farley was born December 10, 1975. [1] He graduated from Gonzaga College High School as a member of the class of 1993. He graduated from Georgetown University, where he received a bachelor of arts degree in political science. [1] [2] He received a Chartered Financial Analyst certification from the CFA Institute. [2]

Career

Farley worked for Montgomery Securities, an investment bank, and Gryphon Investors, a private equity firm. [2] He served as the chief financial officer, chief operating officer and later president of SunGard Kiodex, the derivatives advisory subsidiary of SunGard. [2]

Farley became the president of the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) and chief operating officer of the ICE Futures U.S. in 2007. [2] He later served as senior vice president of financial markets at the ICE. [2]

Farley served as the chief operating officer of the NYSE Group from November 2013 to May 2014. [2] He has served as its president since May 2014. [2] He is a proponent of keeping its equity trading floor. [3]

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References

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  2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 "Management: Thomas Farley". InterContinental Exchange. Retrieved February 7, 2016.
  3. Bullock, Nicole; Meyer, Gregory (November 4, 2014). "NYSE boss Thomas Farley sees value in trading floor". Financial Times. Retrieved February 6, 2016.