Tom Lazaridis is a relationship manager with over 20 years of experience, and a Managing Director in Moody’s FIG Commercial Group based in New York. He is responsible for developing and managing U.S. FIG client relationships across the Banking, Asset Management and Insurance Sectors.
Prior to joining Moody’s in May 2022, he was a Director at BBVA where he led the North American FIG platform and built out the subscription lending business. Prior to BBVA Mr. Lazaridis was a Vice President in the FIG Client Management Group at HSBC Securities where he was responsible for origination, structuring and sales/distribution of capital markets, transactional banking and lending products for multinational banks.
Previously, he held various credit risk management roles at Bank Julius Baer, UBS, and National Securities Clearing Corp. Mr. Lazaridis was formally credit trained at UBS. He began his career at Bank of New York as a Corporate Trust Officer.
Mr. Lazaridis was born in New York City, and is Fluent in Greek. He earned a B.S. in Finance from St. John’s University and holds the following FINRA licenses - Series 7 (General Securities Representative) and Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law).