Center For The Study of Financial Regulation

Dean Payton was appointed Managing Director and Deputy Chief Regulatory Officer of CME Group in November 2009.  He is responsible for overseeing CME Group’s regulatory efforts for the CME, CBOT, NYMEX and COMEX markets across core market regulation functions including market surveillance, investigations and enforcement.  Payton originally joined CBOT in 1988, and prior to assuming his current position, he had oversight of the CME and CBOT market regulation functions.  Payton earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Michigan State University and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management.