Anthony Ilario

Chief Operating Officer, DriveWealth , LLC

As Chief Operating Officer at Drivewealth LLC, Anthony is focused on creating an Operations team that is hyper focused on becoming exception based, fintech minded, and scalable. The goal is to foster an environment that is architectured such that Drivewealth can confidently onboard many new customers while still providing exceptional service to its current list of valued customers.

Anthony has nearly 30 years of Wall Street experience. Those 30 years have all been spent in the Operations space. Learning every aspect of the life cycle of a trade has been a key contributor to his management style. Understanding the peaks and valleys of a day in the life of a professional in the operations space has allowed him to develop an extremely energetic, positive, and empowering management cadence, which Anthony firmly believes leads to innovation and top tier customer service levels.

Anthony has worked at Dreyfus, Wasserstein Perella and most recently Virtu Financial. The majority of his career was spent at ITG Inc. He has vast knowledge of the self clearing space with experience converting firms from introducing brokers to self clearing. Anthony also has experience implementing and running securities lending desks. At ITG and continued at Virtu Financial, Anthony created, and ran a Correspondent Clearing division. Anthony currently holds Series 7, 63, 55, 24, 27 licenses.

Anthony lives on Long Island with his wife Barbara, and 4 kids: Rayna, Matthew, Gracie and Ally. When not working, family time with Bruce Springsteen playing in the background is bliss.