Wall Street 50 – 2007

Brian A. Ruane/The Bank of New York Mellon

Brian A. Ruane is Executive Vice President and Head of Financial Institutions at The Bank of New York Mellon. He is responsible for relationships and business development for Broker / Dealers. Banks and Hedge Funds globally. Ruane also sits on the Board of Directors of Pershing LLC, the Bank’s NYSE Broker / Dealer.

Brian attended Colaiste Eanna in Dublin, Ireland graduating in 1982. In 1989, he graduated from The Chartered Association of Certified Accountants in the U.K. and Ireland.

In 1995, Brian received his MBA in International Banking & Finance from The Zarb School of Business, New York, and in 2004, he was asked to sit on The Federal Reserve’s Working Committee on The Future of the U.S. Treasury Market.

Ruane is a first-generation Irish American whose father comes from Crossmolina, County Mayo and whose mother comes from Drumhaldry, County Longford. He and his wife Anna Lynch, who is from Dublin, live in New York with their four children.

Ruane sits on the advisory boards of the UCD Michael Smurfit School of Business, Dublin, and the Zarb School of Business, New York.