Merrill Lynch & Co.
Joseph R. Manning joined Merrill Lynch as an analyst on the Risk Arbitrage desk after completing an MBA in Finance from New York University. He then moved on to become a credit analyst and trader on the Convertible Desk and to earn his Chartered Financial Analyst designation. In 2003, Manning joined Merrill's Prime Brokerage business and was promoted to the Head of U.S. PB Sales.
Currently, he leads a sales and relationship management team in the Global Markets Financing & Services division. Manning's financial efforts extend into the social sector. He was one of the founders of The Manhattan Society, an organization raising funds for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, is a supporter of the Wall Street Friends of St. Christopher, and is a charter member of the President's Council for his alma mater, Assumption College.
A member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Manning is a second-generation Irish-American, tracing his family to Co. Cork on his father's side and Kerry on his mother's side. He is married with three children.
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