May Della Pietra

Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer
Financial Services

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May Della Pietra

May Della Pietra is a managing director and chief operating officer in the financial services group at Piper Sandler.

Previously, she was managing principal, chief financial officer and chief operating officer of Sandler O'Neill + Partners, L.P. Della Pietra joined Sandler O'Neill in 1988 as chief financial officer and became a principal in 1992. She was responsible for all aspects of the firm's finances and financial reporting. Della Pietra managed the firm's compliance, human resources, operations, facilities and advertising efforts. She also oversaw the financial and compliance functions for the firm's investment advisory, investment management and mortgage finance affiliates.

Della Pietra acts as a corporate liaison with City Harvest, is a trustee of the Cristo Rey School and is involved with several New York-area hospital charities.

She graduated from Franklin & Marshall College with a bachelor’s degree in accounting.