Michael M. Paese
|Michael M. Paese|
|Occupation||Executive Vice President, Global Advocacy|
|Employer||Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association|
|Location||New York, NY|
Michael Pease joined SIFMA as executive vice president, Global Advocacy on September 15, 2008.  He is responsible for SIFMA's global legal, government and legislative affairs and advocacy initiatives.
Paese came to SIFMA from the House Financial Services Committee, where he served as deputy staff director and was responsible for directing policy related to the financial services agenda of the Committee. He previously served the Committee as senior minority counsel. Paese also worked at Mercantile Bankshares Corporation, where he was executive vice president, chief administrative officer, chief risk officer and deputy general counsel. Paese also held positions at JP Morgan Chase & Co. in equity capital markets, and was an attorney at Davis Polk & Wardell in their financial institutions practice.
Paese has a B.A. from the Univeristy of Notre Dame and a J.D. from Notre Dame Law School.