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Ivers Whitman Riley

Ivers Whitman Riley was American stock exchange executive. Chartered Life Underwriter. Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1955-1975.

Background

  • Riley, Ivers Whitman was born on September 28, 1932 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Ivers Whitman and Lillian Lucille (Bendig) Riley.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science., University of California at Los Angeles, 1955. Bachelor of Laws, La Salle Extension University, Chicago, 1963.

    Career

    • Stockbroker Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith, 1963-1969. Insurance/equities product planning and education Aetna Life & Casualty, 1969-1974. Senior vice president Chicago Board Options Exchange, 1974-1978, Paine Webber Company, New York City, 1978-1981.

      Founding partner The Options Group, 1981-1983. Executive vice president options division New York Stock Exchange, 1983—1986. Senior executive vice president derivatives activity American Stock Exchange, 1986—1993.

      Chief executive Hong Kong Futures Exchange, 1994—1997, 1999—2000. Chairman HKFE Clearing Corporation, 1994—1997, 1999—2000. Member executive committee Internatl.

      Options Market Association, 1997—2001, president, 1997—1998. Director International Securities Exchange, Inc., 2000—2006, vice chairman, 2000—2002, chairman, 2002—2006.

    Major achievements

    • Chartered Life Underwriter.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1955-1975.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: bridge; stein collecting.

    Connections

    • Married Barbara Joann Bensley, June 18, 1955. Children: Michael George, Steven Ivers, Christine Susan.
    • father: Ivers Whitman Riley
    • mother: Lillian Lucille (Bendig) Riley
    • spouse: Barbara Joann Bensley
    • children: Michael George Riley
    • Steven Ivers Riley
    • Christine Susan Riley
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    Born September 28, 1932
    Nationality
    • 1955
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1963
      La Salle Extension University
    • 2006
      director, International Securities Exchange
    • 1963 - 1969
      Stockbroker, Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith
    • 1969 - 1974
      insurance/equities product planning and education Aetna Life & Casualty
    • 1974 - 1978
      senior, vice president Chicago Board Options Exchange
    • 1978 - 1981
      senior, vice president Chicago Board Options Exchange
    • 1981 - 1983
      founding partner, The Options Group
    • 1983 - 1986
      executive, vice president options division New York Stock Exchange
    • 1986 - 1993
      senior, executive vice president derivatives activity American Stock Exchange
    • 1994 - 1997
      chief executive, Hong Kong Futures Exchange
    • 1994 - 1997
      chairman, HKFE Clearing Corporation
    • 1999
      chief executive, Hong Kong Futures Exchange
    • 1999
      chairman, HKFE Clearing Corporation
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