Capital & Wealth Markets
Matt Porio is the founding principal of Lucas & Associates, LLC. With a corporate career spanning over 25 years in capital markets, Matt has a wealth of experience creating financial and risk management solutions for companies of all sizes, across a variety of industries in the U.S. and overseas.
As an instructor and educator, Matt has worked with the top US and international banks and financial institutions delivering workshops and training seminars on all aspects of financial services, with a specialty in risk management, investment management and financial products. Over the course of the last seven years, Matt has delivered hundreds of training days to clients all over the world.
Prior to establishing Lucas & Associates, LLC, Matt held a number of senior positions with leading financial institutions. Most recently he worked for Bank of Ireland as Executive Vice President and Co-Head of Global Markets in its U.S. operations. Prior to that he was Chief Dealer and Head of Global Markets at American Express Bank, and previously a Vice President of Global Markets at Chase Manhattan Bank. He started his career with Salomon Brothers in their mortgaged backed securities group.
Matt holds a BA (cum laude) in Economics from Duke University and an MBA in Finance from the Fuqua School of Business; he also holds an MLIS from St. John’s University. Matt is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) and holds an ACI Diploma. He is a member of the Association of Financial Professionals and the New York State Society of Security Analysts, as well. Matt currently sits on the advisory board of Blue Line Advisors, Bridge Financial Technology and is on the Staples High School Tuition Grant Board of Directors.