Brad Levy

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Brad Levy
Occupation President and Chief Commercial Officer
Employer Symphony Communication Services
Location New York
LinkedIn Profile

Brad Levy is the president and chief commercial officer at Symphony Communication Services. He was appointed to that role in July of 2020.[1]

Levy was previously a managing director and global head of processing at the data and valuations firm Markit, and CEO of MarkitSERV, Markit's OTC trade processing subsidiary.[2] He assumed the role in October 2013, when Markit appointed MarkitSERV CEO Jeff Gooch to chief financial officer of Markit. Levy also served on Markit's global management committee.[3] In the CEO role, he oversaw the launch of the TradeServ cloud-based platform.

He was awarded the Markets Media Markets Choice Neil DeSena Market Advocate Award for his dedication to driving change as a global leader in financial services. In 2018, he was fourth on Institutional Investor’s Trading Technology 40.

He is a member of the CFTC Technology Advisory Committee.


Levy joined Markit as head of information distribution and strategy in January 2012, after an extensive career with Goldman Sachs, where he served most recently as managing director and global head of principal strategic investments.

He spent 18 years at Goldman Sachs, beginning in 1994, and worked in public finance, municipal bond underwriting, and FICC eCommerce, before becoming a managing director in 2005. Earlier in his career, Levy was the chairman of CDS IndexCo LLC. Markit has owned CDS IndexCo and International Index Co. Ltd. since 2007.

He previously worked as an analyst in the public finance division at Lehman Brothers.[4]


Levy holds a bachelor of science degree in general finance from State University of New York at Albany.


  1. Symphony names Brad Levy as president and chief commercial officer. Finextra.
  2. Brad Levy. LinkedIn.
  3. STREET MOVES: Goldman's Levy, Big Name In CDS, Departs For Markit. WSJ.
  4. About Markit. Markit.
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