Business 100 - 2012

Brendan P. Farrell, Jr./XSP

Brendan P. Farrell, Jr. is CEO of XSP, the global leader in automated end-to-end Corporate Actions solutions for the financial industry. With almost 30 years of experience in financial services he was previously VP of Sales and Marketing at Financial Information, Inc. and held various positions at Bank of New York.

Brendan created IMMRAM, an informal network for the Irish Diaspora. Most recently, IMMRAM and XSP helped raise over $25,000 for Self Help Africa. Brendan is a director to the board of the American Friends of Athlone Institute of Technology, Inc. Foundation and serves on the St. Patrick’s Day Foundation NYC board. In 2012, he was named Person of the Year by FTF News, and CEO of the Year by Goodacre Systems in the City.

Born in the U.S. to Brendan, Sr. from Ballinalee, Co. Longford and Rita from Knockbrack, Knockagoshel, Co. Kerry, Brendan was raised in Longford Town, where his family ran O’Farrell’s Bar and Grocery. He lives in Denville, NJ with his wife of 21 years, Christine, and their children, Dylan and Brianna.