Charles P. Dolan
Charles P. Dolan, is a senior financial services executive with unparalleled experience developing and managing complex trading and market-making operations. A recognized authority on market structure, Charles has specialized knowledge of broker-dealer and trading environments across multiple asset classes.
His expertise includes more than two decades as a market maker and senior member of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). While there, he successfully increased member firms’ profitability by identifying and developing new trading revenue opportunities while adapting to changing market conditions. Mr. Dolan executed strategic business decisions, including the acquisition of Susquehanna’s market making unit consisting of 300 issues. He was appointed as an Executive Floor Governor by the CEO of the NYSE and in this role served as the highest ranking member of self-regulatory support. He has also served as an expert advisor on complex disciplinary matters to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the largest independent regulator in the U.S. and was also recently qualified as an arbitrator for FINRA’s industry-wide securities dispute resolution forum.
He currently serves as a Trustee of the New Jersey Investment Council, which oversees investment policy governing the state’s $80 billion pension fund. For this role, he was nominated by Governor Christie of New Jersey and confirmed by the State Senate. Charles is also a member of STANY.
During his 25 year tenure as a NYSE member, most recently as Partner and CEO of Kellogg Capital Markets, he served as an Executive Floor Governor and on the Boards of multiple strategic committees and the NYSE Foundation. Earlier, he served in a variety of senior management roles with other prominent NYSE member firms, including Van der Moolen Specialists, U.S.A. and Lyden, Dolan LLC.
He holds a B.A. degree from the College of the Holy Cross.