Raymond M. Tierney III formerly oversaw Bloomberg’s agency broker, Bloomberg Tradebook LLC. and all aspects of Bloomberg’s sell-side equity and order management solutions. In 2016, Mr. Tierney led Institutional Investors annual Trading Technology 40 ranking, coming in at #1 on the list, recognizing his achievements leading global teams to advance trading technology at Bloomberg. In March of 2017,he was awarded the Ken Heath award, by the Securities Trader Association, recognizing him for his notable contributions to the advancement of women in finance
From 2010 to 2014, Mr. Tierney served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Bloomberg Tradebook LLC. The agency broker partners with institutional traders, broker-dealers, hedge fund managers, plan sponsors, market makers and portfolio managers to provide high-quality liquidity, market insight and customized solutions based on innovative technologies.
Mr. Tierney was at Morgan Stanley for 17 years, starting in 1994 as an Executive Director and Senior Sales Trader in NA. He was elected a Managing Director in 1998 and named Head of North America Cash Sales Trading in 2004. In 2006,Mr. Tierney was named Global Head of Equity Trading for Morgan Stanley Investment Management, responsible for leading MSIM’s worldwide trading efforts. He started his Wall Street career as a Equity Trader at Paine Webber (1981–1986), served as a Vice President at First Boston (1986–1991), and was a Vice President and Sales Trader at UBS Warburg (1991–1994).
Mr. Tierney received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Villanova University. He currently serves on the boards of Ronald McDonald House, Villanova University’s President’s Leadership Council and is chair of the National Organization of Investment Professionals (NOIP),which is a non-profit association of investment professionals, who have a common objective of fostering a favorable regulatory environment for institutional participation in the securities market with fair and open markets for all participants.