John Burke
Vice Chair
VP Anti-Money Laundering Compliance
Pershing LLC

John serves as an AML Compliance officer for Pershing LLC, the largest Broker-Dealer Clearing Firm in the United States. As such, he is responsible for the implementation of the USA PATRIOT ACT and defending the US Capital markets from financial crime.

Prior to Pershing, Mr. Burke had the honor of serving as a Special Agent with the United States Secret Service and has protected US Presidents, Vice-Presidents and Foreign Dignitaries from around the globe. In addition he has investigated and made arrests for numerous violations of the US Criminal Code to include bank fraud, credit card fraud, counterfeiting, and narcotics. Mr. Burke has received several investigative awards throughout his career to include the identification of a terrorist funding operation and the successful prosecution of an individual who defrauded elderly citizens of their life savings.