Claire Santaniello

Managing Director

Claire Santaniello is a Managing Director for Pershing, a BNY Mellon company and a member of its Executive Committee. Claire serves as Head of Operations and leads Pershing’s Client Service Delivery, Prime Services and Trading Services groups in the U.S. She previously served as chief administrative officer, chief risk officer and chief compliance officer.

Claire is a former member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Membership Committee, the Adjudicatory Council (NAC), former chair and current member of the FINRA Statutory Disqualification Committee of the NAC, former member of FINRA Market Regulation Committee and previously served as co-chair of the Securities Industry Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) Compliance and Regulatory Policy Committee.

Claire earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Muhlenberg College. She also completed the Securities Industry Institute® program, sponsored by SIFMA, at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.