Chief Compliance Officer
Mr. Pagliuco is the Chief Compliance Officer at Cresset and brings more than 30 years of C-level financial, accounting and regulatory compliance experience in the financial services industry. Mr. Pagliuco is committed to strong culture of compliance with a foundation of integrity, trust and confidence to empower advisor success with the highest standards of care that are in the best interests of the client.
Prior to Cresset, Mr. Pagliuco was an Executive Officer, Principal and Manager of HighTower Advisors and an integral leader from its inception to the establishment of HighTower as a leading wealth management firm with over $40 Billion of Assets Under Management.
Previously, Mr. Pagliuco was CFO and CCO (Americas) of Optiver, a European-based market maker and derivatives liquidity provider, where he was instrumental in their geometric expansion on major security options and futures exchanges in the United States. He has also served in multi-disciplined capacities as Principal, CFO, and CCO of registered broker-dealers and futures commissions merchants and as a Manager in an audit and regulatory capacity with the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
Mr. Pagliuco holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and finance from Northern Illinois University. He is a Certified Public Accountant, and holds FINRA series 4, 7, 24, 27, and 63 licenses.