Frederick G. Uhlmann

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Frederick Uhlmann
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Location Chicago, Illinois

Frederick G. Uhlmann is a retired futures and securities broker and former Chairman of the Chicago Board of Trade.

He was founding member and senior portfolio manager with Uhlmann Price Securities, LLC, a one-time FINRA-registered broker-dealer.

He was also once a senior vice president with MF Global Inc.

Background

Uhlmann was born in 1929. He has been in the securities and futures industry since 1951.

Uhlmann came from a Chicago Baord of Trade Family. His father had served as president of the CBOT in the 1940s.

Prior to his current positions, Uhlmann was senior vice president at First Options/LIT and a securities broker with its parent firm, Spear, Leeds & Kellogg. He has been with several Wall Street and futures firms, including Drexel Burnham Lambert from the 1970s through early 1980s.

Uhlmann served as the chairman of the Chicago Board of Trade, vice chairman of the National Futures Association, chairman of the Futures Industry Association and a board member of the Institute for Financial Markets, formerly the Futures Industry Institute. He was also a founding board member of the Chicago Board of Options Exchange. He also served on the NFA Membership Committee.

In 2005, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the futures and options community, Uhlmann was selected as an inaugural member of Futures Industry Hall of Fame, joining a select group of individuals including Alan Greenspan, Robert Dole and Leo Melamed.

Education

Uhlmann attended Washington and Lee University.

References

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