Annemarie Tierney joined SecondMarket Holdings, Inc. in 2010 as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, with responsibility for the firm's legal and broker dealer compliance functions. From 2008 to 2010, Ms. Tierney served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary to NYFIX, Inc., a Nasdaq listed public company, with responsibility for a wide range of corporate and legal issues, including compliance with SEC rules and regulations, compliance with listing requirements, corporate governance matters, preparation of Securities Exchange Act of 1934 periodic reports, proxy statements and disclosure documents, as well as broker-dealer compliance matters. From 2002 to 2008, Ms. Tierney was Assistant General Counsel in the Office of the General Counsel of NYSE Euronext, where she had primary responsibility for NYSE Euronext's SEC and AMF reporting function. Ms. Tierney also acted as counsel to the NYSE Global Listings Group, with particular responsibility for corporate governance and quantitative listing standards. From 1996 to 2002, Ms. Tierney was a Senior Associate in the corporate finance group at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, London and New York. From 1990 to 1996, Ms. Tierney served as Special Counsel in the Office of International Corporate Finance in the Division of Corporation Finance at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, with responsibility for a wide range of rulemaking and interpretative issues.
Ms. Tierney earned her JD at the Columbus School of Law at the Catholic University of America, and her BS (Finance) and BA (International Relations) at the University of Delaware.