Leslie C. Quick III is a founding partner of Massey, Quick & Co. LLC. He began his career in 1975 as the fourth employee of Quick and Reilly Inc., the first New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) member to offer discount stock brokerage to the investing public. Over his 28 years with the firm he served in many capacities. He was a key member of the management team that built the branch network, started and grew a major clearing firm, acquired and ran a major NASDAQ market making firm, made many acquisitions of NYSE specialist firms and built one of the first electronic Internet trading platforms in the industry. Quick was the company liaison when it offered stock to the public in 1983 and became a listed company on the NYSE. The Quick and Reilly Group, Inc. was acquired by Fleet Bank in 1998 and he finished his career as Chairman of Reel securities, Inc.
Quick serves on the boards of St. Bonaventure University, Oak Knoll School, Bishop’s Finance Council for the Diocese of Metuchen and the Finance Council for Our Lady of Perpetual Help. He also serves as the Chairman of the Campaign for the Heart at Morristown Memorial Hospital. He is a recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor, was named the Flame of Charity’s Man of the Year and holds an honorary degree from St. Bonaventure University.