Joseph J. O'Neill
Joseph J. O'Neill (September 13, 1943 - August 4, 2018) was a longtime New York exchange executive and innovator in the futures markets.
He was most recently an independent consultant to the futures and spot commodity industries. He was previously the senior executive vice president at the New York Board of Trade before retiring in 2007.
O'Neill received the 2006 Patrick J. O’Shea Community Service Award at the NYBOT Futures & Options for Kids twelfth Annual Dinner Dance fundraising event, held in Lower Manhattan. 
O'Neill was born September 13, 1943. He began his career in 1970 working at the New York Cotton Exchange. He served as president and CEO of the exchange from 1984 until 1998. After the cotton exchange merged with the NYBOT in 1998, O'Neill served as senior vice president.
During the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center, home of NYBOT, O'Neill was on a cotton trade mission in India.
O'Neill earned a bachelor of arts from Manhattan College in 1967. He earned an MBA from Adelphi University in 1980.
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