Our Team

Meet our Leadership Team
Dean Lyzak
Bill Robertson
Joe Benanti MONTAGE
Michael Kiernan
Valerie Bogard
Mike Fredrickson
William Lawrence
Marc Rudnet
Alex Kemmsies
Juhi Singhal
Charles Roney MONTAGE
Kevin Cassidy
Dushyant Shahrawat
Hans Mosesmann
Tahl Rapaport
Rishabh Tiwari
Mike Genovese
Joe Gawronski MONTAGE
Trish Savarese
Ashley Lara
Roseann Chiarelli
Robert Greason MONTAGE
John Santiago
Richard Rosenblatt MONTAGE
Vincent Welch
Blair Abernethy
Jennifer Jordan
Scott Burrill MONTAGE
John Mauro
Manu Agarwal
Justin Schack MONTAGE
Andrew Bond
Daniel Kryger
Colin Gaven
Gerry Oberrender
Atish Shah
Evan Morgan

Leadership Team

Richard Rosenblatt

Richard Rosenblatt

Chairman & Founder

Dick started on the NYSE floor as an odd lot clerk in 1969, launched $2 brokerage firm Richard A. Rosenblatt & Co. in 1979, and has overseen its transformation into the widely respected boutique that Rosenblatt Securities has become today. He is regarded as one of the foremost authorities on equity market structure. Currently one of three Senior Executive Governors of the New York Stock Exchange, he has served in various capacities as an official of the NYSE for more than 30 years. Dick is co-Founder and first Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the NYSE Floor Members Emergency Fund and a Founder and first President of the Organization of Independent Floor Brokers. He is also a Trustee Emeritus of Mercy College. In addition to his professional associations, Dick is active with several philanthropic organizations, serving as the Founder and Chairman of the Floor Members Outreach Program, the Founder and Director of the NYSE Fallen Heroes Fund, and was a past Trustee of the NYSE Foundation. He was the first recipient of the Community Service Award from the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement for his work in aiding those suffering from addiction. Dick holds a BS degree in economics from Hofstra University.

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Joe Gawronski

Joe Gawronski

Chief Executive Officer

Joe joined Rosenblatt in 2002 and started the firm’s market structure group. Joe is formerly a securities and M&A lawyer with Sullivan & Cromwell, a Vice President in the equities division with Salomon Smith Barney and COO of Linx, the block trading ATS where he met Dick Rosenblatt, the founder and chairman of Linx, and Justin Schack, who interviewed the pair for Institutional Investor. He received his B.A. from Princeton’s School of Public & International Affairs and his J.D. from Harvard Law School. He is the President and member of the Executive Committee of the Board of the National Organization of Investment Professionals and a former term member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He has published numerous op-ed pieces in financial publications such as The Financial Times and Barron’s, authored articles for the Journal of Trading and Journal of Investing and has been a contributor on CNBC. He has testified before Congress on market-structure issues and advised exchanges, banks, institutions and regulators throughout the world on market-structure and strategic initiatives.

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Jourdan Frain

Jourdan Frain

Chief Operating Officer

Jourdan joined Rosenblatt in 2019 and commands an intimate knowledge of equity market structure, algorithmic trading, and transaction analytics. Prior to joining Rosenblatt, Jourdan led the Broker-Dealer Business in Electronic Equities at JP Morgan Securities. Before embarking on his career in financial services, Jourdan served as a paratrooper in the US Army and was awarded the Bronze Star with Valor Device and the Purple Heart for his heroic actions during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Jourdan holds a BA from Valley Forge Military College and the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

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Charles Roney

Charles Roney

Chief Compliance Officer, Head of Operations

Charlie has served as Rosenblatt's Chief Compliance Officer since 2005. Before coming to Rosenblatt in 2005, Charlie served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of former NYSE member firm P.R. Burke & Co., Inc. Subsequent to P.R. Burke, Charlie served with NYSE Member Firm Regulation as Senior Finance Coordinator on MFR’s surveillance staff, from which he was recruited by Thomas Weisel Partners (TWP) as Vice President, Compliance, to head the Chaperoning initiative between TWP’s banking and research departments in order to implement undertakings by TWP in connection with the Global Street Wide Research Settlement, and to perform other compliance and supervision duties. Charlie has been an allied member of the NYSE since 1991.

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Justin Schack

Justin Schack

Head of Global Market Structure

Justin heads Rosenblatt’s Market Structure Analysis group, which provides asset managers, exchange groups, proprietary trading firms, regulators and other clients with in-depth intelligence on global market structure and the exchange industry. Prior to joining Rosenblatt in February 2008, Justin spent 14 years as a financial and public-affairs journalist, most recently as Assistant Managing Editor of Institutional Investor, where he authored more than 20 cover stories in eight years on the magazine’s staff. He is a frequent conference speaker and widely quoted as an expert by major media outlets. In 2014 The Trade magazine named him to its list of the decade's 100 most influential people in buy-side trading. Justin also has served on the Market Structure Advisory Committee of the Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange, testified before the US Securities and Exchange Commission and prepared US Congressional testimony on market-structure issues. His work in journalism has been recognized with awards from the National Press Club, the Society of Professional Journalists and the American Society of Business Publication Editors. He holds a BA in history from Seton Hall University and an MA in history from the University of Connecticut.

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Robert Greason

Robert Greason

Head of NYSE Floor Team

Robert joined Rosenblatt Securities in 2002 as a trainee and has risen through the ranks to become partner in charge of floor operations, the largest by volume on the New York Stock Exchange. His primary focus is coverage of the unit’s direct access clientele and expansion of the firm’s trading services. An NYSE member since 2006, Robert currently serves as one of fewer than ten Executive Floor Governors of the NYSE, actively working with the Exchange in the implementation of new broker technologies and other initiatives. He holds a Bachelor of the Arts degree in History from Marist College.

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Scott Burrill

Scott Burrill

Head of Execution Solutions & Analytics

Scott is a Managing Director and is responsible for analytics, consulting and technology. He advises money managers and traders on such topics as portfolio construction, trading strategies, capacity analysis and pre- and post- trade analysis, and short-term alpha capture. He also has been instrumental in leading the cloud-computing effort at Rosenblatt. Prior to joining Rosenblatt in 2005, he spent 17 years in several key buy-side positions, including: Head of Trading Strategies at Russell Investment Group; portfolio manager/head-trader at CalPERS; and EVP/Director of Trading at Westpeak Global Advisors, a start-up quantitative equity manager that grew to more than $10 billion in assets under management during his tenure. Scott is a graduate of UC Davis and UOP McGeorge School of Law, and has a Certificate in Financial Asset Management and Engineering from the Swiss Finance Institute. He recently participated in Stanford’s Graduate School of Business Executive Education program on Design Thinking. He created and oversees our product commercialization venue labrosenblatt.com. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a Member of Chicago Quantitative Alliance. Besides his interest in financial markets, he is an avid reader, skier, and passionate about business model development, new media, visualization, design, politics, European travel and personal and cultural transformation.

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