Alessandro Cocco

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Alessandro Cocco
Occupation Vice President
Employer Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Location Chicago
LinkedIn Profile

Alessandro Cocco is Chicago-based lawyer, banker and economist who serves as a vice president at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. He oversees the Financial Markets Group, a multidisciplinary team that analyzes public policy issues in global financial markets. Cocco plays a key role in communicating the team’s findings to senior Federal Reserve officials, other regulators, industry leaders and the general public.[1]

He joined the Chicago Fed in that role on October 21, 2019.[2]


Cocco has 25 years of legal and financial services experience. Most recently, he served as managing director and associate general counsel at J.P. Morgan Chase, where he managed a wide range of efforts related to financial services regulation, futures, swaps, clearing, financial technology, and compliance. He has international experience in financial markets and regulation in the U.S., Europe and Asia. He is qualified to practice law in the U.S., U.K. and Italy.

Besides JP Morgan, Cocco has also served as a vice president of Deutsche Bank and an associate with the law firm of Allen & Overy.[3]


Cocco has a Master of Laws degree from New York University, a graduate and postgraduate degree in English Legal Practice from the University of Law, and a postgraduate degree in Law, International Law and Legal Studies from the University of East Anglia.


  1. Alessandro Cocco bio. Chicago Federal Reserve Bank.
  2. Chicago Fed Hires Vice President of Financial Markets Group.
  3. Alessandro Cocco, Managing Director J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.. SIFMA.