Chris Quick is the Chief Executive Officer of Bane of America Specialist, the third largest specialist firm on the New York Stock Exchange trading floor. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bank of America Corporation. Chris is a former member of the NYSE Board of Directors. Banc of America Specialist is the market maker for more than 425 NYSE listed companies whose trading comprises 17% of the total NYSE share volume and 20% of the dollar volume of trading. Securities represented by Banc of America include 9 of the 28 NYSE-listed Dow Jones Industrial Average companies, 52 of the 250 most active stocks on the NYSE and 87 of the companies comprising the Standard & Poor’s 500 index.
Chris joined The Quick & Reilly Group in 1979 and has spent his entire career in the specialist business. Fleet Boston Financial acquired The Quick &Reilly Group in 1998 and was subsequently acquired by Bank of America Corporation in 2004.
He began his career after earning his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Fairfield University. He is a member of the Boards of Trustees of Fairfield University, The Boys Club of New York and the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team Foundation. Chris and his wife Ann reside in Purchase, New York and are parents of four daughters.