Robert McCooey

Robert H. McCooey, Jr.

Vice Chairman

Robert H. McCooey, Jr. is Vice Chairman, responsible for leading business development for new listings in both Latin America and Asia Pacific, as well as overseeing relationship management with companies throughout their corporate lifecycle. He also works closely with premier financial sponsors globally to optimize and integrate interactions across Nasdaq’s Corporate Services teams, ensuring long-term partnerships and relationships.

During his 15-year tenure at Nasdaq, Robert has held a number of key roles across New Listings and the Capital Markets Group, as well as building what is Nasdaq’s highly successful listings franchises in APAC and Latin America. 

Prior to joining Nasdaq in 2006, Robert founded and served as the Chief Executive Officer of The Griswold Company, a brokerage firm, from 1988 until 2006. He was a member of the New York Stock Exchange Board of Executives from 2003-2006. Robert served on the NYSE’s Group Market Performance Committee, was chairman of the NYSE’s Technology and Planning Oversight Committee and served on the Boards of the NYSE Foundation, the Securities Industry Automation Corporation (SIAC) and the Committee for Review, part of NYSE Regulation. He is a member of the National Organization of Investment Professionals (NOIP). 

Robert is a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA.