Wall Street 50 – 2004

Thomas J. Jordan/Jordan & Jordan

Founder, president and CEO of Jordan & Jordan Thomas Jordan is a second-generation Irish American whose maternal grandparents came from Kinaleck, County Cavan. Jordan holds a BS degree in mathematics from Saint Peter’s College and a master’s degree in industrial administration from Union College. Jordan has also served as an officer in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Korea.

Established in 1990, Jordan & Jordan provides management consulting, project management, market data management, search and software development to the securities and banking industry.

Jordan is also co-founder and executive director of the Financial Information Forum, a combination of brokers, vendors, service bureaus, and exchanges who address issues regarding the effect of structural and technological changes on securities processing, as well as the collection and distribution of market data.

Jordan has held various management positions at IBM both on the technical and marketing side of business. He has also been the chairman of Monchik-Weber, a Wall Street consulting and product development firm. From 1985 until he founded his own company in 1990, he was a managing director of Knight-Ridder Financial/Americas.