Wall Street 50 – 2012

John Nidds/Citi

John Nidds is a Director of Cash Equities for Citi. As a senior producer, he covers institutions and hedge funds on behalf of Citi, and is based in New York.

John has been a Citi employee for 18 years, and is heavily involved in recruiting. He runs the Boston College recruiting group for sales and trading. John himself attended Boston College, graduating in 1989 with a B.A. in economics.

He grew up in Huntington, New York to two parents of Irish descent. His father, John (Jack), has roots in County Monaghan, while his mother, Ellen Catherine (née Fenlon), is a first generation Irish American whose mother hailed from Dunganstown, New Ross, County Wexford. Her father was born and raised in Newtown, Co. Carlow. John and his wife, Amy, have three children: Jack, Colin, and Catherine. He credits his Irish heritage with “truly helping me understand who I am.”