Vincent Tese

Vincent Tese, Director, Intercontinental Exchange
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Vincent Tese has been a director of Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE) since 2004. He also serves as Chairman of ICE Clear Credit and serves on the boards of multiple NYSE U.S. regulated subsidiaries.


Mr. Tese was appointed Superintendent of Banks by Governor Mario M. Cuomo in 1983 and served New York State until December 1995. In March 1985, Mr. Tese was named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Urban Development Corporation and, in 1987, Director of Economic Development for New York State. He was appointed a Commissioner of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in 1991 and elected its Vice Chairman in 1992.


Before his career in public service, Mr. Tese was a partner at the law firm Tese & Tese from 1973 to 1977. From 1977 to 1982, he was a partner at the Sinclair Group, a commodities trading and investment management company. In 1976, Mr. Tese co-founded Cross Country Cable TV, which operated cable television systems in New Jersey, Virginia, Illinois, Arizona, California and Puerto Rico.


Mr. Tese serves on the Board of Directors of Madison Square Garden, Inc. and AMC Networks Inc. He is a Trustee of New York University School of Law and New York Presbyterian Hospital. Prior to the acquisition of Cablevision Systems Corporation by Altice, he served on the public company board of Cablevision from 1996 to 2016. Mr. Tese served as Chairman of FCB Financial Holdings, Inc. from 2009 to January 2019 before they were acquired by Synovus Financial Corp. In addition, he served on the public company board of Mack-Cali Reality Co. from 1997 to 2019.


Mr. Tese earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Pace University. Following two years as first lieutenant with the U.S. Army, he earned a Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School and a Master of Laws in Taxation from New York University School of Law.


Chair of the Compensation Committee


Member of the Audit Committee