McCooey, Jr., Robert H.

Robert H.
McCooey, Jr.
Senior Vice President of New Listings and Capital Markets

Robert H. McCooey, Jr. is the Senior Vice President of New Listings and the Capital Markets Group.  In this role, Mr. McCooey manages NASDAQ’s new listings efforts domestically, in the Americas and throughout the Asia Pacific region. Additionally, Mr. McCooey leads the Capital Markets Group.  Formed in 2006, the Capital Markets Group is primarily responsible for venture capital, private equity, and investment banking outreach and works to further NASDAQ OMX’s mission to support their business goals and growth plans.  Mr. McCooey joined NASDAQ in December 2006. 

Mr. McCooey has a long and extensive background in the capital markets. Prior to joining The NASDAQ Stock Market, Inc., Mr. McCooey served as the Chief Executive Officer of The Griswold Company, an agency broker-dealer he founded in 1988 which delivered execution services to both prominent and developing buy-side institutions.  He also served on the New York Stock Exchange Board of Executives from 2003 – 2006 and was a New York Stock Exchange Floor Official for eight terms.  Mr. McCooey served on the NYSE’s Group Market Performance Committee and was chairman of the NYSE’s Technology and Planning Oversight Committee.  In addition, he served on the Board of the NYSE Foundation, which he joined in 2003; the board of the Securities Industry Automation Corporation (SIAC), the technology subsidiary of the New York Stock Exchange and the American Stock Exchange; and on the Committee for Review, part of NYSE Regulation.  He is a member of the National Organization of Investment Professionals (NOIP).

Mr. McCooey is a member of the Board or Directors of his alma mater, Iona Preparatory School in New Rochelle, NY, St. Vincent’s Hospital in Westchester, NY and Youth, I.N.C., the NYC-based charity focused on Improving Non-profits for Children. Mr. McCooey attended the College of Holy Cross.