Michael T. Bickford

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Read: Five Minutes With Mike Bickford (December 2009)
Michael T. Bickford
Occupation Principal
Employer TYJS Group LLC
Location New York
LinkedIn Profile

Michael T. Bickford is principal at TYJS Group LLC. He is a financial services veteran who was previously director at the Options Clearing Corporation. He was also senior vice president of options at the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) [1] Bickford has been a member of The Securities Industry Association Derivatives Products Committee and was an instructor at the New York Institute of Finance for 16 years.[2]


Bickford was senior vice president in charge of options at the AMEX from 1995 to 2008. Before joining the options division, he was vice president of the exchange's capital markets group. Before coming to the AMEX, Bickford was vice president, options and a senior registered options principal at Kidder Peabody & Co. from May of 1983 to February of 1995, where he was responsible for options trading, marketing and strategy for the investment securities division. Bickford began his financial services career as a registered representative at Dean Witter Reynolds.[3][4]

He was named a director of the Options Clearing Corporation in 2005 and served in that position until October of 2008.[5]


Bickford received a BA in Economics from Fordham University.

Five Minute Interview

Registration Information

  • Michael T. Bickford - NFA ID 0052271


  1. AMEX To Offer Members Order Routing to Rival Exchanges Via New Front End. Wall Street & Technology.
  2. Mike Bickford LinkedIn page. LinkedIn.
  3. OIC Representative Biographies: Michael T. Bickford. OIC.
  4. Michael Bickford on the Amex's Options. Securities Technology Monitor.
  5. Press Release. OCC.
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