James Roundtree is a Managing Director for BNY Mellon | Pershing, in the Institutional Solutions group.
In this role, James is responsible for business development for Pershing’s clearing, technology and business solutions.
In his 40 years at Pershing, Roundtree has held positions in various areas including: Trading, Operations, Relationship Management and Business Development, the latter for institutional, full service and independent broker-dealers. In addition, he has co-led the firm’s institutional market segment.
Roundtree, a recipient of the Chairman’s Circle award for outstanding sales performance is passionate about mentorship and he guides and shapes the lives of many individuals at BNY Mellon and in the industry.
Roundtree is an active member of both the National Association of Securities Professionals and the New York Bond Club. Roundtree is a member of the Pershing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advisory Council, working with the Executive Committee on DEI initiatives.
Roundtree earned a B.A. degree from Pace University. He also completed the Securities Industry Institute® program, sponsored by the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.