Wall Street 50 – 2006

Thomas J. Jordan/Jordan and Jordan

Thomas Jordan is founder, President, and CEO of Jordan and Jordan. Established in 1990, the company provides management consulting, project management, market data management, search and software development to the securities and banking industry. It recently expanded to London and Singapore.

He is also co-founder and executive director of the financial information forum, a combination of brokers, vendors, service bureaus, and exchanges who address issues regarding the effect of structural and technological changes on securities processing, as well as the collection and distribution of market data.

He has held various management positions at IBM on both the technical and marketing side of business. He has also been the chairman of Monchik-Weber, a Wall Street consulting and product development firm. From 1985 until he founded his own company in 1990, he was a managing director of Knight-Ridder Financial/Americas.

Jordan, a second-generation Irish American, served as an officer in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Korea. His maternal grandparents came from Kinaleck, County Cavan. He holds a BS degree in mathematics from Saint Peter’s College and a master’s in industrial administration from Union College. He is married and has one daughter, Kathleen.