Michael is a Vice President at J.P. Morgan in the Investor Services Division. He joined J.P. Morgan in 2006 as a senior trader on the U.S. Fixed Income Lending Desk and is accountable for the lending of U.S. Agency, Mortgage-backed and Corporate Securities. Michael has over 30 years of experience in the Financial Industry. Michael is very involved in advocacy and has lobbied in Washington D.C. and Albany on topics ranging from increasing funding for research, family services, insurance reform and adult issues. He serves as the Autism Speaks Advocacy Ambassador for New York State. He is also a Trustee of the ELIJA School which is a private school for children with autism. Michael has received the 2012 J.P. Morgan Good Works Volunteer of the Year and was recognized by President Barack Obama. He was also named the 2013 Person of the Year by the Merrick Herald for his work on lobbying to pass a law requiring companies doing business in New York State to provide autism treatment coverage. Michael, his wife Alison and their sons Michael and Nicholas live in Merrick. Nicholas attends the Genesis School.