Dave Schabes

Assistant Instructional Professor


Dave Schabes is an Assistant Instructional Professor at the University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public Policy where he lectures finance, international economics and financial regulation.  Further, Dave acts as a business advisor to start-up companies and government agencies.  Prior to retiring from JP Morgan, Dave was co-CEO of Chase Capital Corporation (“CCC”).  CCC invested in subordinated debt and equity of U.S. middle market companies.  Since its inception in late 2006, CCC had invested approximately $1.2 billion in over 40 different companies.  Prior to forming CCC, Dave was Executive Vice President – Alternative Assets at Calamos Asset Management. 


From 1995 through 2004, Dave held various investment banking management positions at Bank One and First Chicago NBD.  Dave was head of Capital Markets for Bank One, and Chairman and CEO of Banc One Capital Markets from 2000 through 2004.  In addition to the wholesale broker-dealer, Dave oversaw Derivatives, Foreign Exchange, Loan Syndication, Asset Backed Securities and Tax Oriented Investments.  From 1996 through 2000, Dave ran Bank One’s Interest Rate, Commodity and Equity Derivative businesses globally.


From 1986 through 1995, Dave held positions as a trader or trading manager in foreign exchange options and interest rate derivatives. He also managed trading related technology development and implementation initiatives during that period.