Tim Mahoney: 2021 Dictum Meum Pactum Award Recipient

Presentation at
STA 88th Annual Market Structure Conference
Wednesday, October 6
JW Marriott Washington DC
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Security Traders Association (STA) is pleased to announce Tim Mahoney as the 2021 Dictum Meum Pactum (DMP) Award recipient. Over the course of his more than 40-year career in the financial services industry, Tim has conducted himself with the highest levels of professionalism and integrity. He has been an outstanding advocate for and guardian of our marketplace, as demonstrated through his service on countless committees, boards and panel discussions. Through his words and actions, Tim exemplifies the ideals the DMP Award seeks to recognize. 

Tim is the former CEO of BIDS Trading, a New York-based alternative trading system for U.S. equity block trading. He was named BIDS CEO in October 2006. 

Tim’s experiences reflect a strong commitment to strengthening our markets and improving outcomes for all kinds of investors. He has been a member of the New York Stock Exchange’s institutional advisory committee and market performance committee. He also served on advisory committees at Nasdaq Stock Market, the Boston Stock Exchange and the Investment Company Institute. Tim is also an active Board Member of the National Organization of Industry Professionals (NOIP). 

Before he joined BIDS Trading, Tim spent seven years as Head of Equity Trading for Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, where he oversaw a 24-hour trading desk that traded more than $100 billion in equities. He also worked in Merrill’s Unit Investment Trust Department for 16 years, where he held a number of positions, including Head of Equity Trading and Chief Investment Officer. 

While at Merrill Lynch, Tim helped create the “Dogs of the Dow” series of investments. He started his career at Merrill Lynch in 1979 as a summer intern on the floor of the American Stock Exchange. 

Tim is a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross (BA) and New York University’s Stern School of Business (MBA). He is a CFA. 

“Leaders like Tim are our industry’s best hope of leaving our markets better for the next generation,” said Jim Toes, STA President and CEO. 

“It is an honor to receive this award, especially as the Dictum Meum Pactum Award has been given to so many worthy recipients over the years,” said Tim. “It is my privilege to contribute to an industry that has done so much for so many.”

Read the full announcement and see past winners here