Vice Chairman of Quick & Reilly / Fleet Securities, Inc. Thomas Quick is dedicated to his career in finance and also to the many charitable causes he supports. (Quick is pictured standing on the right, with his late father, Leslie Quick, Jr., and three brothers. See list for profiles on Peter Quick, Christopher Quick, and Leslie Quick III.) In 1998, Quick & Reilly became part of Fleet, now FleetBoston Financial Corporation, one of the nation’s largest and most successful financial services firms and holding company of one of the nation’s largest banks. Previously, he was president and chief operating officer of the Quick & Reilly Group, Inc., the holding company for the firm’s securities businesses. From 1985-1996 he was president of Quick & Reilly Inc., the leading national discount brokerage firm.
Quick received his bachelor’s degree in business from Fairfield University, where he is a member of the Board of Trustees. He is a trustee for the Securities Industry Foundation for Economic Education and the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories. His charitable affiliations include St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the Alcoholism Council of New York, the Inner City Scholarship Fund, and the National Corporate Theater Fund. Quick is a third-generation Irish American.