Thomas McManus

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Thomas McManus
Occupation Chief Compliance and Regulatory Officer
Employer [[Direct Edge]]
Location New Jersey
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[[Category:Direct Edge - Current Employees]] [[Category:Direct Edge]]

Thomas McManus is a securities lawyer who currently serves Direct Edge as chief compliance and regulatory officer.[1] He assumed the position in July of 2011.[2]


Prior to Direct Edge, McManus was head of compliance in the Americas for Barclays Capital, the investment banking division of Barclays Bank plc. He also served as chief compliance officer of Barclays Capital Inc. and global head of compliance for Barclays Capital's equities and prime services divisions.

Before joining Barclays Capital in 2009, McManus was a partner with the law firm of Morgan, Lewis and Bockius LLP in New York.

He has also served as managing director and counsel responsible for institutional equity and prime brokerage divisions with Morgan Stanley & Co. Inc. for over a decade.

McManus has served on FINRA's compliance advisory committee, and as a chairman of FINRA's market regulation committee. He has also been an active member of SIFMA/SIA since 1994, having served on numerous committees and subcommittees, including most recently the compliance and regulatory policy committee.


McManus holds a juris doctor degree from The American University. He also holds a bachelor of arts degree in economics from Boston College.[3]


  1. Management. Direct Edge.
  2. Direct Edge Hires Thomas McManus as Chief Compliance Officer. DirectEdge.
  3. {{cite web||name=Thomas McManus|org=LinkedIn|date=February 11, 2013}]