Nicholas Pelino | Managing Director | FTI Consulting
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Nicholas Pelino

Nicholas Pelino

  • Managing Director
  • Forensic & Litigation Consulting
  • T: +1 312 759 8100
  • F: +1 312 759 8119
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    • 227 West Monroe Street
    • Suite 900
    • Chicago, IL, 60606
    • United States
    • T: +1 312 759 8100
    • F: +1 312 759 8119

Nick Pelino is a Managing Director in FTI Consulting’s Data & Analytics practice based in Chicago. Mr. Pelino has more than 10 years of diverse forensic and technology consulting experience, including matters centered on BSA/AML and OFAC compliance issues, fraud, internal systems testing, anti-trust actions, insurance disputes, intellectual property disputes, product liability litigation, forensic transaction analysis, and damages modeling.

Representative engagements include multiple bank compliance monitorships, on behalf of U.S. regulatory authorities, in which Mr. Pelino led the forensic data extraction and subsequent analysis of massive financial data sets; a transaction monitoring systems test for a global payment services company in which Mr. Pelino deployed a proprietary algorithmic screening methodology to identify suspicious payment activity; an asset valuation matter in which Mr. Pelino developed and implemented a real-time pricing system to resolve discrepancies uncovered in a $200 million pool of distressed securities being divested by a state government; an investigative support matter for a U.S. financial regulator concerning aberrant pricing patterns identified in the gold and silver futures markets where Mr. Pelino was engaged to identify evidence of market manipulation; and an investigation, on behalf of a large group of creditors, into the trading patterns leading up to one of the largest corporate bankruptcies in U.S. history where Mr. Pelino was engaged to analyze billions of dollars in trading records to demonstrate advanced knowledge of the company’s imminent collapse.

Mr. Pelino holds a B.S. from Indiana University with concentrations in Finance and International Business, and a M.S. in Analytics from the University of Chicago. Mr. Pelino speaks Spanish and is proficient in more than ten programming languages as well as several database platforms and statistical packages.

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