“We are very excited to have Joe join our team,” Mr. Toomey said. “He has substantial experience in a variety of sectors of the capital markets which gives him a clear understanding of the importance of capital markets and the practical implications of policy and regulatory decisions.”
Joseph Seidel, chief operating officer of SIFMA added, “Joe’s broad industry and regulatory experience will be a great benefit to our members and the broader industry. His skills will be a welcome addition to the strong SIFMA capital markets practice and their efforts to ensure our capital markets remain strong and efficient.”
Most recently, Mr. Corcoran was Vice President in the Legal Department at the Options Clearing Corporation and previously served as Head of Government Relations there, providing counsel on compliance with federal securities and commodities laws and advocating on company and industry priorities before federal financial regulators and Congress. He previously served at NYSE Euronext, representing the NYSE Euronext exchanges on pending business initiatives. Prior to joining the NYSE Euronext, Mr. Corcoran was at the national law firm Schiff Hardin LLP in the Securities and Futures Regulation Group. He also brings significant regulatory experience, having started his career at the SEC in the Division of Market Regulation.