Projects and Experience

Global Market Risk Analysis and Reporting System

Lead the effort to create a "True" global Market Risk & Credit Risk platform. Platform aggregated global mutual fund and institutional portfolios to create top of the house Risk Reporting. System allowed senior executives to anticipate portfolio reaction to market scenarios and to get on demand reporting for market crisis conditions.

Global Portfolio Reporting System

Global Equity and Fixed Income Performance Attribution System. System provided detail analysis on portfolio performance for all MLIM investment portfolios.

Global Performance Attribution System

Global Performance attribution for both fixed income and equity markets. Detail fixed income attribution which allowed transparency of returns based upon multiple factors within the muni markets. System allowed portfolio managers to explain returns to institutional investors helping to not only gain confidence of existing investors but to also act as an attractive point for new institutional...

MetLife Global Investment Platform Multi-Year Strategy and Implementation Roadmap

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Worldbank Global Investment Platform Multi-Year Strategy and Implementation Roadmap

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Oppenhiemer Risk & Performance Platform Multi-Year Strategy and Implementation Roadmap

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MetLife Performance and Risk Multi-Year Strategy and Implementation Roadmap

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Northwestern Mutual Advisor Performance Dispersion System

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MLIM Investment Management Front and Back Office 5 Year Strategy

Hired to Lead the transformation of Merrill Lynch Asset Management ARM technology. Lead the hiring, design and implementation of a full Front to Back Office environment which helped MLIM become an industry leader and significantly increase AUM. Systems stressed STP and automaton of portfolio management activities. System included functionality arranging from research, analytics, portfolio...

Thrivent Investment Platform Multi-Year Strategy and Implementation Roadmap

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Bankers Trust Investments Fixed Income Trading Platform Implementation

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Lehman Sales Reporting System

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Bank of America - Global Treasury Multi Year Strategy and Implementation

Lead the design and implementation of Bank of America's next generation Global Funding/Treasury Platform. Designed stressed the integration of disparate regional offices to provide real-time trading and position management of funding positions. System positioned Bank to shave millions in funding expense by the more efficient management and the global integration of funding activity.

Bloomberg Muni Portfolio Management System Implementation

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Muni Fixed Income Analytics and Portfolio Management Platform

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Next Generation Wealth Management Platform

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Alternative Investments Order Entry System

descriptionLead team which developed state of the art - first of its kind Alternative Investments Order Entry system for Financial Advisors. System emphasized ease of use and straight through processing of Alternative Investment products. System enabled trade to settlement of AI trades within days instead of typical industry standard of weeks.

Electrical Warehouse Inventory System

descriptionAs high school student implemented a full blown electrical warehouse inventory and sales system on TRS-80 platform using Microsoft BASIC. System stretched the bounds of the platform by managing over 20,000 individual inventory items using only 48K of memory and 72K of external disk storage. Inventory system including functionality to account for all inventory, new shipments, accounts receivable...

Charles River Pre and Post Trade Compliance System

descriptionLead the team to formulate a long term Portfolio Management and Trading platform for Merrill Lynch Investment Management's Fixed Income business. Team implemented CRD for all pre and post trade compliance as well as management and trading of fixed income portfolios. Systems integrated with Bloomberg and other middle /back-office platforms to form a full no touch STP environment.

Sungard Backoffice Accounting Integration

descriptionIntegrated Sungard/s Portfolio Accounting System into Merrill Lynch Investment Managements Portfolio Management and Trading Platform. System focused on delivering a "STP" straight through processing environment and creating full transparency of all transactions flowing through the portfolio manufacturing process.

MLIM High Net-Worth Portfolio Management and Trading System

descriptionLead the team which developed and implemented a High Net-Worth portfolio management system supporting over 50 billion in AUM.

SAFe Agile Development Practice Implementation

Introduced and implemented a agile engineering practiced based upon SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework). Practice was enforced by introducing coaching / mentor practice to help existing teams to learn and adopt practice for their projects.

DevOps Engineering Platform Design and

descriptionSpear headed the firms entry into DevOps by forming dedicated DevOps team and leading design of a friction-less continuous delivery pipeline which focused on automation and streaming of the engineering practice.

Eagle Pace Investment Data Warehouse

Implementation of Eagle Pace Data Warehouse to support global investment management. Data Warehouse housed security master, account information, transaction and transaction history, portfolio positions and reference data.

Global Portfolio Rebalancing System

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Institutional Investor Reporting System

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Alternative Investments Trading System

Head the effort to create Merrill Lynch Investment Management and Wealth Management Alternative Investment Portfolio Management System.

Northwestern Sales Performance System

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Divestiture of Merril Mutual Fund Accounting Business to Sunguard

Lead the sale of Merrill Lynch's Fund Accounting business to State Street. Sale included severing all technology and personal tie with Merrill and ensuring a smooth transition to State Street ownership.

Global Funding Bank Collateral Management System

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Outsourcing MLIM Production Support To Offshoring Model

Develop model and organization to improve level of production support and velocity of product delivery by instituting a Production Services Organization. Organization focused on support applications as a services using ITIL methodologies. Model helped to improve stability of production while increasing focus innovation with product delivery.

ITIL Implementation and Rollout For Production Support

Lead the formation of a new "Production Support" organization. New organization allowed the separation of activities between new development and production support. Model implemented ITIL standards and help to improve overall department productivity while reducing work unit costs.

Lehman Object Oriented Library

Lead development of Lehman Object Oriented class library . Library was modeled after the small talk framework and contained a reusable framework to built Trading Systems. Built using C++ , Library contained object transportation frameworks, easy integration with relational databases, user interface frameworks. Library used as the foundation for over 10 Lehman trading systems and contributed to millions in savings as well as the reduction of delivery time and 100% increase in quality.

Financial Adviser Knowledge Portal

Lead the development of a start of the art Financial Advisor Knowledge Portal. Portal allows financial advisors to search for documents and subject matter specific to their practice.  Portal built on state of the art technologies which incorporated responsive design patterns to enable rendering on desktop, tablet and mobile phones.

Financial Advisor Mobile App

Lead the development for the construction of a mobile application allowing financial advisors to manage their book of business from table and mobile devices. Application integrated social media publication as well as searching documents on financial advisor knowledge base portal.

Bank Wealth / High Net Worth Management Platform

Lead team which developed a full front to back Bank Wealth Platform. Platform included proposal generation, sophisticated performance reporting, portfolio re balancing, model management, investor and financial advisor portals

GIC (Guaranteed Investment Contract) Trade Management System

Lead the team which developed one of the first GIC Trade Management Systems on Wall-Street. System managed GIC as well as instruments and insurance contracts associated with GIC.

Trade Processing Hub - Middle Office Confirmation and Settlement

Unique for its time the Trade Processing Hub facilitated to the straight through processing of financial transactions by integrating communication between parties involved in mutual fund, institutional account and high net worth transactions.  Trade Processing Hub facilitated communication across counterparties, fund accountants , accounting systems and custodians. One stop middle office dashboard allowed the visibility of status for all active transactions in one screen. 

Global Portfolio Reporting System

Global Equity and Fixed Income Performance Attribution System. System provided detail analysis on portfolio performance for all MLIM investment portfolios.

Global Market Risk Analysis and Reporting System

Lead the effort to create a "True" global Market Risk & Credit Risk platform. Platform aggregated global mutual fund and institutional portfolios to create top of the house Risk Reporting. System allowed senior executives to anticipate portfolio reaction to market scenarios and to get on demand reporting for market crisis conditions.

Financial Services Object Oriented Library for Reuse

Arguably one of the first true object oriented financial reuse library of its kind.  Written in C++ based upon the NIH libraries and small talk this library went on to save Lehman Brothers 10s of millions of dollars and also contributed to the rapid deployment of multiple trading systems. Libraries cut time to deliver by 50% and increased quality by 100%.

Lehman Global Credit Risk and Exposure System

Lead design and implementation of a global credit risk system for Lehman Brothers. System consolidated trade and position data to allow real-time monitoring of issue, sector, country risk.

Merrin Equity Trading System

Implementation of Merrin Equity Trading System which facilitated the portfolio management and trading of equity portfolios. Pre and Post Trade compliance supported along with interfaces to back office systems to facilitate true straight through processing (STP) environment for all transactions. Equity trading linked to electronic trading including FIX protocol and OASYS for trade execution and trade allocation.

Mortgage Matchbook Trading System

Developed a Mortgage Back Match book trading platform which enabled Lehman Brothers to earn 10's of millions of dollars forecasting interest rate movements with mortgage backed repo and reverse repo transactions.

Central Funding Voice Recognition Trading System

Created first of its kind voice recognition trading and allocation system which enabled lehman brothers to grow funding capacity from 3 billion daily to 50 billion daily. This while reducing support staff from 10 to 3 individuals. System supported management of repo and reverse repo transactions and the automation of rate resets for floating rate funding contracts.

Central Funding / Capital Markets Trading and Allocation Automation

Built first of its kind automated allocation of treasury and other collateral to repo transactions which facilitated day to day funding of Lehman's operational. System was designed in an object oriented framework using a foundational library based upon small talk- System allowed Lehman to increase funding from 3 billion using 20 FTEs to daily funding of over 50 billion using 3 FTEs

Muni Investment Research Portal

Internal research portal specifically aimed at uniqueness of the Muni Bond market. Yearly review of ratings, publication of internal research and the commingling of external research. System allowed muni portfolio managers to communicate more rapidly and adhere to compliance of research aimed at the Municipal Bond Market.

Fixed Income Analytics and Portfolio Analysis System

Real-Time Fixed Income analytic and portfolio analysis. System allowed real-time analysis of investment portfolios to benchmarks.   

Global Investment Research Platform

Developed Global Investment Management Research Distribution and Consumption Portal. Platform commingled internal and external sources of research to provide real-time publication to research analysts and portfolio managers.  The portal named BullsEye was highlighted in Merrill Lynch's annual report and enabled MLIM to connect analysts and managers across the global in the sharing of opinions and the online collaboration of ideas.

Equity Portfolio Mangement and Trading Platform

Implementation of Equity Order Management and Trading System MacGregor. Integration with middle office and back office accounting systems. Integrated with broker dealer trade execution platforms.

Fixed Income Portfolio Management and Trading System

Implementation of Charles River Order Management and Trading system for Merrill Lynch Investment Managers. Including Pre-Trade compliance, integration with middle office and back office accounting systems. Integration with Bloomberg and real-time fixed income analytics supplied by yield book.

Global Investments Data Warehouse

Built an Investments Data Warehouse which supported global investment operations. Data Warehouse housed multiple subject areas including transactions, positions, security master data, reference data etc. Data Warehouse used to support operational data stores and provide executive management reporting on activities.

Artificially Intelligent Mortgage Backed Allocation System

First of its kind Artificially Intelligent Mortgage Backed Allocation System. Eliminated 25 person operation who manually allocated Mortgage TBAs. Turned operational into a profit center generating 5 million of revenue through the over and under allocation of TBAs based on market conditions

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