Executive Managing Director – SSG
Carey is a senior executive in the financial services/fintech industry. He is an accomplished business builder having successfully developed and commercialized start-up products and services as well as re-energizing mature business models. He brings extensive experience in all phases of M&A, from upfront strategy to leading accretive, on-target integrations. His diverse functional leadership roles span front office, middle office and back office services to both buy side and sell side clients.
Carey served as the CEO of Convergex Execution Solutions, LLC, the flagship US broker dealer with global responsibilities that included securities sales and trading, clearing services and alternative trading platforms (ATS). Prior to joining Convergex, Carey was head of Prime Brokerage Services at Salomon Smith Barney, where he started and grew the business into a leading product line for the firm. Carey began his career at JP Morgan with leadership responsibilities in the firm’s securities services business including global custody. During his tenure with JP Morgan, Carey relocated to London where he ran the firm’s European business.
Recently, Carey launched an advisory practice, CSP Advisors, providing specialized strategic consulting services to private equity firms, broker dealers and emerging technology firms in the blockchain/distributed ledger arena. He is also a Managing Member of FMP Blockchain, LLC, a private venture fund that invests in emerging blockchain opportunities.
Carey received his MBA from Carnegie Mellon’s Tepper School in Pittsburgh, PA and his BA in Economics from Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, NY.