Pershing Square Capital Management

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Pershing Square Capital Management is an activist hedge fund originally founded as Pershing&Company in 1939.[1] It serves under its parent company, BNY Mellon, a Wall Street global investments company.[2] According to its website, "Pershing LLC is a leading global provider of financial business solution to more than 1,500 institutional and retail financial organizations and independent registered investment advisors who collectively represent approximately 5.5 million active investor accounts. Pershing is a member of every major U.S. securities exchange, and its international affiliates are members of the Australian Stock Exchange, Deutsche Borse, Irish Stock Exchange, the London Stock Exchange and the Toronto Stock Exchange."[3]

In 2011, Pershing recorded $21,808,000,000 in total assets.[4]


Management Team[5]

  • Brian Shea: Chief Executive Officer
  • Ron DeCicco: Chief Operating Officer
  • James T. Crowley: Chief Relationship Officer
  • David Hopkins: Chief Financial Officer
  • Francis La Salla: Managing Director
  • Gary Lischin: Managing Director and General Counsel
  • Lucille Mayer: Co-Chief Information Officer
  • Pat Mahon: Chief Operating Officer, Pershing Limited
  • Ramaswamy Nagappan: Co-Chief Information Officer
  • Caroline O'Connell: Chief Strategy Officer
  • Michael Row: Managing Director
  • Brian Ruane: Managing Director
  • Claire Santaniello: Chief Administrative Officer
  • Thomas Sholes: Managing Director
  • Mark Swenarton: Managing Director
  • Gerald Tamburro: Managing Director
  • Mark Tibergien: Chief Executive Officer, Pershing Advisor Solutions LLC
  • Martin Whitehead: Managing Director

Contact Information

Pershing LLC[6]

One Pershing Plaza

Jersey City, New Jersey 07399

Articles and References



  1. "History and Heritage", Pershing, Accessed January 30, 2013.
  2. "We Are BNY Mellon", BNY Mellon, Accessed January 30, 2013.
  3. "Organization", Pershing, Accessed January 30, 2013.
  4. "Pershing LLC: Statement of Financial Condition", Pershing LLC, December 31, 2011.
  5. "Management Team", Pershing, Accessed January 30, 2013.
  6. "Locations", Pershing, Accessed January, 2013.