Wall Street 50 – 2004

Brian A. Ruane/Bank of New York

An Executive Vice President, Brian Ruane is responsible for the securities industry division at The Bank of New York. The division has responsibility for relationship management and business development for the broker-dealer and hedge-fund industry globally. Ruane joined The Bank of New York in 1992 and specialized in the securities industry at an early stage in his banking career. He attended The Irish Accounting and Business College in Dublin and is a graduate of the UK Chartered Association of Certified Accountants. He received his MBA in international banking and finance from Hofstra University in 1995.

He is a member of The American Ireland Fund and The Irish Repertory Theatre. His father’s family comes from Crossmolina, County Mayo and his mother’s from Drumhaldry, County Longford. Ruane and his wife Anna live in New York with their children Sarah, Emma, Jack, and Ellie.