Gabriel Benincasa is a compliance officer, lawyer, and CPA who understands the underlying business of banks, asset management, and broker-dealers.
He has a long history of in-house compliance experience at banks and financial services firms, including regulatory reporting functions. He is experienced in managing multiple onshore and offshore offices and dealing with U.S. and international laws, rules, regulations, and U.S. and foreign regulators. He is expert in revamping compliance and risk organizations to comply with heightened regulatory scrutiny.
Mr. Benincasa served as Director and Vice Chair for the Risk Control Committee of CIT, where he led the effort to comply with the Volcker Rule. Previously, he served as a Senior Attorney at Bridgewater Associates. He was also the Deputy General Counsel and Global Head of Compliance for Investment Technology Group from 2006 to 2009, and the Deputy Global Head of Operational Risk Management at Credit Suisse First Boston from 2003 to 2006. In addition, he worked as an attorney for the fixed income divisions at Bank of America and Morgan Stanley.
He began his legal career at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP. Mr. Benincasa began his career as an accountant at Price Waterhouse, and then worked in the Corporate Group of the Tax Department at KPMG.
He earned his J.D. from the Fordham University School of Law and his undergraduate degree in accountancy from Baruch College. Mr. Benincasa has his FINRA Series 3, 7, and 24.