Executive Vice President, Market Regulation
Thomas Gira is the Executive Vice President of FINRA's Market Regulation Department, which provides regulatory services to The Nasdaq Stock Market's family of U.S. markets, The New York Stock Exchange's family of U.S. markets, the International Securities Exchange and Direct Edge. The department also regulates over-the-counter trading of exchange-listed and non-exchange-listed securities, as well as corporate debt and municipal securities.
Mr. Gira joined FINRA in 1993 and was appointed to this position in 2005. Before being named to his current role, Mr. Gira was Senior Vice President of Market Regulation and Associate General Counsel of The NASDAQ Stock Market, Inc. From 1986 to 1992, he served as a Staff Attorney and Branch Chief for Options and Derivative Products Regulation within the Division of Trading & Markets at the SEC.
Mr. Gira received his bachelor's degree in economics from Wake Forest University and his law degree from the University of Maryland.