John McGarrity is managing director and chief administrative officer for XMS Capital Partners and general counsel of XMS Holdings, LLC. John has over 30 years of experience in legal and product development positions, primarily in the financial services industry. Prior to joining XMS, John was managing director and general counsel of River Branch Holdings, a boutique international merchant bank that was acquired by Piper Jaffray.
John is the former executive vice president and head of product development for Man Investments, Inc., the North American subsidiary of Man Group PLC. Previously, John served as a director on the capital markets desk at Bank One, N.A. John began his career at Sidley Austin LLP, where he was a partner in its corporate and securities group. John earned his B.B.A., cum laude, in finance and philosophy at the University of Notre Dame. He earned his J.D., magna cum laude, at the University of Illinois College of Law, where he was an editor of the University of Illinois Law Review.