Pires also served for eight years on the Board of Directors of the Federal Justice Credit Union, four as President.
The total amount of funds available to pay these claims was $1.25 billion.
In 1989, Pires formed Highway One LLP, which began purchasing music venues, bars, restaurants and hotels in Delaware.
As of 2016, the company employed 475 full and part-time employees.
In 2005, Pires started Community Bank Delaware, based in Lewes, Delaware.
In 1991 Pires joined the firm of Conlon Frantz Phelan & Pires, where he remained for 12 years.
Today, Pires has a law practice with his wife, Diane Cooley in the firm Pires Cooley.Since the Bank’s inception, Pires has served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors and in 2015 became the CEO. In 2009, Pires co-wrote, produced and directed the film Mayor Cupcake starring Lea Thompson, Judd Nelson and Frankie Faison.The film, which was shot entirely in Delaware, tells the story of an uneducated cupcake baker who becomes the mayor of a small town.In 1978 he received a master's degree (LLM) in taxation, also from GWU Law.Pires was drafted during the Vietnam War and entered the ROTC program at Georgetown University. Upon graduating from GW Law in 1972, Pires was accepted into the Attorney General’s Honors Program at the United States Department of Justice.The BBC paid a total of 214 staff more than £150,000, giving most of them salaries above the £150,402 earned by Prime Minister Theresa May.