Jonathan Spirgel

Jonathan Spirgel

Executive Vice President
BNY Mellon Markets

About Jonathan Spirgel

Jonathan is a member of BNY Mellon’s Senior Leadership Team and is the global head of Liquidity, Segregation & IMG for BNY Mellon Markets. BNY Mellon Markets helps client’s access liquidity, capital and financing through a comprehensive suite of services including Foreign Exchange, Securities Finance, Fixed Income and Equities, Collateral Management, Segregation and Liquidity Services. Jonathan also oversees the liquidity investment platform and web-based liquidity portal used by clients throughout BNY Mellon.

Jonathan began his career at The Bank of New York in 1988 in the employee benefit trust division and since then has held various positions in the company. He led the Depositary Receipts product management group where he developed new and innovative products such as the BLDRS exchange traded funds, as well as the patented technology that drives the gold exchange traded funds. He has led the company’s Liquidity Services business and served as head of sales and relationship management for Global Collateral Services. He holds three patents for the processes around “Commoditizing a Commodity,” “Commoditizing Foreign Currency” and “Securing Initial Margin in an OTC Derivatives Transaction.” These processes are used today to support some of the largest exchange traded funds and the company’s segregation business. Jonathan also designed the first liquidity portal, MoneyFunds DIRECTSM, which allows institutional investors to invest excess liquidity across a range of short term investment options.

Jonathan received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Investments and an MBA in Accountancy from the Bernard M. Baruch College of the City University of New York.

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