Peter Lawler | Apex Strategic Advisor
Prior to the formation of Apex Clearing Corporation Peter spent his early years working as an Independent Market Maker for the CBOE and later as a Managing Director for Goldman Sachs. He also spent time at Spear Leeds & Kellogg and First Options of Chicago as an SVP and Partner. The time Peter spent at Goldman and FOC was in the professional clearing business. In 2006, he joined PEAK6 Investments as President of Just Options, which was a venture that provided technology and financing to traders moving off the trading floors. Peter later joined PEAK6’s OptionsHouse as the COO, and played a vital role in launching the online retail brokerage. He left OptionsHouse to start his own firm, Quivet Neck Capital LLC, which offered consulting services in the exchange traded options space to retail, proprietary trading firms and exchanges. Peter created numerous strategic partnerships and investments with other firms in the broker dealer space, including Apex Clearing Corporation.
Peter earned a degree in Finance from the University of Notre Dame, as well as an MBA from the Tuck School at Dartmouth College. He holds Series 4, 7, 9, 10, 24 and 63 registrations.