Appointed as president of the American Stock Exchange (Amex) in May 2000, Peter Quick is extremely active in the business and financial community. He serves on the American Stock Exchange Board of Governors, is an active member on the Board of Directors of the Securities Industry Automation Corporation, and Reckson Associates Realty Corp., Long Island’s largest commercial landlord. Prior to joining Amex, he was president and CEO of Quick & Reilly Inc., a leading discount brokerage firm.
Quick is dedicated to community organizations and he serves on the Board of Directors of St. Francis Hospital and Good Shepherd Hospice. He also serves on the University of Virginia Jefferson Scholars Board of Directors.
After receiving his bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Virginia, Quick attended Stanford University’s Graduate School of Petroleum Engineering. He was a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy and served four years on active duty. He received the prestigious Ellis Island Medal of Honor award in May 2001. Peter and his wife Crisler reside in Mill Neck, NY with their seven children.