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Certified Securities Operations Professional (CSOP) Benefits

Why pursue your CSOP designation?

Consider these professional benefits and values of certification:

Career Enhancement

Differentiate yourself with a credential that sets the standard of professional expertise as a securites operations professional in the wealth and trust industry. Learn more about the value of certification to you and your institution.

Continuing Education (CE) Database

CSOPs can identify relevant professional development options quickly and easily with the Certification Manager, which highlights programs that have been approved for CE credit.

New CSOP Referral Incentives

Refer one person who applies for a certification exam in a given calendar year, and ABA will waive your certification renewal fee for the next calendar year, up to $249. Please use the Referral Form.

CSOP Discount

CSOPs receive special pricing for registration to the following events:

​Questions? Please contact ABA Certifications for more information.


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 Advisory Board


ABA works with industry leaders in the securites operations field to maintain and advance the CSOP credential.

Lynn Reasonover, CSOP (Chair)
Senior Vice President
Northern Trust Company

Michael P. Daly, CSOP
Director of Risk Management and Operations
Pohl Consulting and Training, Inc.

Barbara L. Rogers, CSOP
Senior Vice President
Bank of America