Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer
Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association - College Retirement Equities Fund (TIAA-Cutler)
Mr. Becker joined TIAA-CREF in 2009 as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer. Prior to joining TIAA-CREF, Mr. Becker was a partner in the Securities Department at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP. At the firm, he chaired the Broker-Dealer Compliance and Regulation Practice Group.
Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Becker served as a lawyer at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission from 1976 to 1996, including a tenure as Director of the Division of Trading and Markets. He was also the Commission's representative to the Secondary Markets Working Party of the International Organization of Securities Commissions.
Mr. Becker is a current member and former Chair of the Subcommittee on Market Regulation of the Federal Regulation of Securities Committee of the American Bar Association Section of Business Law. He serves on the editorial advisory boards for International Finance, BNA Securities Regulation and Law Report, Journal of Investment Compliance, and wallstreetlawyer.com. Previously, he served as a staff member of the President’s Working Group on Financial Markets, as a member of the Financial Products Advisory Committee of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission,
Education: B.A., University of Minnesota; J.D., University of San Diego; LL.M., Columbia University
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