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diversified financial services company executive

John Nicholas Tognino, American diversified financial services company executive. Named Trader of Year, Security Traders Monthly magazine, 1984, Over-the-Counter Man of Year, Equities magazine, 1986; recipient lifetime achievement award Chicago Stock Exchange, 1997.


Tognino, John Nicholas was born on September 20, 1938 in New York City. Son of Gennaro and Catherine (Barbieri) Tognino.


Bachelor in Economics summa cum laude, Fordham University, 1975.


Institutional sales trader, A.G. Becker & Company. New York City, 1970-1972;trader, Merill Lynch, New York City, 1957-1969;institutional salesman, Merill Lynch, New York City, 1972-1974;manager over-the-counter sales trading, Merill Lynch, New York City, 1974-1983;director over-the-counter department, Merill Lynch, New York City, 1983-1987;director unlisted trading, Merill Lynch, New York City, 1987-1988;managing director non-dollar equities, Merill Lynch, London, 1988-1991;managing director global equities, retired, Merill Lynch, New York City, 1991-1993;executive vice president, Charles Schwab & Company, Inc., Jersey City, 1993-1996;president, Chief Executive Officer, Security Traders Association, New York City, since 1996. Board directors National Association Security Dealers Automated Quotations Inc.


  • Other Work

    • Contributing author: Market Maker Sponsorship: A Synergistic Package of Services, 1987.


Member Ardlsey Board Education, 1977—1984, president, 1979. Vice president Ardsley School District Board, 1978, 1981. Trustee, vice chairman St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, since 1996.

Member health science advisory council, College of Physical and Surgeons Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, since 1998. President Ardsley Republican Club, 1967—1968. Member executive committee of laity Archdiocese of New York City, 1988.

Trustee Fordham University, since 2000, chairman board trustees, since 2004. Director Muscular Dystrophy Association, 2000—2005. Board directors Business Council for International Understanding, 2000—2001.

Member National Security Traders Association (various offices 1981-1988, chairman finance committee Foundation since 1992), National Association Security Dealers (business conduct committee 1984-1986), Security Traders Association New York (various offices 1973-1983, president 1980-1981), St. Andrews Golf Club (Hastings, New York ), Alpha Sigma Lambda, Alpha Sigma Nu.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: jogging, tennis, golf.


Married Norma Lucille Borrelli, November 7, 1959. Children: Katherine Ann, John Nicholas Junior, Michael A.

Gennaro Tognino

Catherine (Barbieri) Tognino

Norma Lucille Borrelli

Katherine Ann Tognino

John Nicholas Junior Tognino

Michael A. Tognino