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Raymond G.

Schortemeier
116 Mayhew Avenue
Babylon, New York 11702
(631) 321-5018 Home
(516) 509-9901 Cell
rsb6b0ae@westpost.net
SUMMARY Business executive experienced in Operations, Administration, Business D
evelopment and Customer Relationship Management. Proven ability to recruit, moti
vate, train and mentor professional staff to achieve full potential.
Areas of expertise:
Administrative Services Facilities Management Proj
ect Management
Prospect Targeting Innovative Solutions Business Development
Customer Relations Controls and P
rocedures P & L Responsibility
EXPERIENCE
THE SWITZER GROUP
Oct. 2004 - Aug. 2010
Director of Operations
* Responsible for all Operational and Administrative functions for this Architec
tural Design firm including:
1. Office & Facilities Management
2. Relocation Planning
3. Telephone Systems
4. Computer Systems
5. Legal and Accounting
6. Human Resources
* Upgraded telephone equipment and services resulting in a 50% savings in operat
ing costs.
* Challenged NYS Sales Tax Audit resulting in $150,000 in savings.
Independent Consultant
Jan. 2002 - Oct. 2004
* Created the business development function for a start-up strategic consulting
firm.
* Advised non-US companies on the process of entering the US Equity Capital Mark
et.
* Developed new business opportunities for an International Investor Relations F
irm.
LaBRANCHE & COMPANY Apr. 2000 - Dec. 2001
Director-International Business Development
* Responsible for the development of new business in the International markets f
or this leading New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Specialist Firm.
* Targeted and contacted over 150 listing prospects to promote the benefits of c
hoosing LaBranche as their Specialist.
* Responsible for maintaining corporate relations with NYSE listed companies pro
viding market intelligence and trading activity to senior corporate officers.

NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE (NYSE) & Subsidiaries (Retired) May 1978 - Mar. 2000
Managing Director-International Listings (NYSE) Oct. 1994 - Mar. 2000
* Directed the International listings efforts at the NYSE including targeting, m
aking presentations to prospects and managing the eligibility and qualification
listing process.

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* Functioned as an integral part of the team that built the International Divisi
on including staffing and training.
* Monitored and maintained relationships with NYSE listed companies in assigned
regions to insure the highest level of customer service.

Managing Director-Investment Banking Services (NYSE) Jan. 1993 - Oct. 1994


* Directed the NYSE Domestic (US) listing efforts for IPOs (Initial Public Offer
ings).
* Developed and maintained relationships with major law firms and investment ban
kers who focused on the IPO market.
* Listed over 150 IPOs in less than two years generating over $12 million in lis
ting fees.
* Designed and implemented a management information/control system that monitore
d the status of a Company as it proceeded through the listing process.

NEW YORK FUTURES EXCHANGE (NYFE) Sept. 1980 - Jan. 1993


(Subsidiary of NYSE)
Managing Director-Trading Floor Operations Jan. 1987 - Jan. 1993
* Managed the trading floor operations for this Financial Futures subsidiary of
the NYSE. This included the trade execution, facility, systems, staff and was l
iaison with the membership.
* Relocated the trading floor and supporting staff departments from 30 Broad Str
eet to Four World Trade Center.
* Staffed and trained all floor operations personnel for the new trading floor.
* Fully responsible for the relocation project including general contractor sele
ction, design specifications and budgetary controls.
Director-Administration and Financial Controls Sept. 1980 - Jan. 1987
* Managed all administrative functions of the NYFE and its clearing subsidiary t
he New York Futures Clearing Corporation (NYFCC). This included general office
services, human resource, purchasing and telephone services for the administrati
ve offices and the trading floor.
* Performed financial control/audit functions for the NYFCC insuring the financi
al integrity of the clearing activities and the 40 operating bank accounts.
NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE (NYSE) May 1978 - Sept. 1980
Manager-Financial Planning & Analysis
* Managed financial projects relating to new products and pricing studies on exi
sting products.
* Functioned as financial support to various project task forces throughout the
Exchange.
EDUCATION
* BS Accounting, Fordham University
* MBA, Fordham University