Donato A. Montanaro

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Donato A. Montanaro Jr.
ResidenceMiami, Florida
EducationJuris Doctor from Columbus School of Law at Catholic University of America
Bachelor of Arts from University of Notre Dame.

Donato A. Montanaro Jr. is a private investor and the founder of two brokerage firms for investing online.

In 1997, Montanaro founded Suretrade.[1]

In 2005, he founded Tradeking.[1]

In 2016, Tradeking was acquired by Ally Financial.[2]

TradeKing pioneered the concept of social networking for investors and traders.[3]

Montanaro was one of the first financial services CEOs in the United States to write a public blog to investors.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Online Broker TradeKing Launches with Low, Flat-Rate Commissions" (Press release). PRWeb. December 27, 2005.
  2. ^ Krantz, Matt (April 5, 2016). "Ally Financial jumps into brokerage business". USA Today.
  3. ^ "MySpace For Traders". Bloomberg Businessweek. September 10, 2007.
  4. ^ Kneale, Klaus (August 10, 2009). "CEOs Say: How To Be An Executive Blogger". Forbes.