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Ivers Whitman Riley

chairman , chief executive , Executive Vice President

Ivers Whitman Riley, American Stock exchange executive. Avocations: bridge; stein collecting M C. Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1955-1975. Fellow Life Management Institute; member of New York Options Society.

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

He has been recognized as a driving force behind the development of SPDR funds and in 2005 he was inducted into the Futures Industry Hall of Fame. Ivers Riley graduated from The University of California, Los Angeles in 1955 with a Bachelor of Science degree in finance. In 1986, Riley completed an Advanced Management Program at Harvard University.

He served as Executive Vice President of the New York Stock Exchange from 1983 to 1986. From 1987 to 1993, Riley served as Senior Executive Vice President in charge of all derivatives activity at the American Stock Exchange, where he helped coordinate a plan to attract trading of SPDR funds. From 1994 to 1997 and again from 1999 to 2000, Riley served as Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Futures Exchange and Charmain of the Hong Kong Futures Exchange Clearing Corporation.

From 2002 to 2006 he served as Chairman of the International Securities Exchange.

Achievements

  • Avocations: bridge; stein collecting M C.

Membership

Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1955-1975. Fellow Life Management Institute. Member of New York Options Society.

Interests

  • Other 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