Wall Street 50 – 2010

Brian Ruane/BNY Mellon

Brian Ruane was appointed CEO of BNY Mellon Alternative Investment Services (AIS) in November 2009. After completing the acquisition of PNC’s Global Investment Servicing business, AIS is now the second largest global hedge fund services provider with $355 billion in assets under administration and custody. He is a member of the operating committee of BNY Mellon and the board of directors and credit committee of Pershing LLC.

Brian graduated from Coláiste Éanna in Dublin in 1982. In 1989, he graduated from The Chartered Association of Certified Accountants in the U.K. and Ireland. In 1995, he earned his MBA in international banking from The Zarb School of Business, New York.

Brian sits on the advisory boards of The University College Dublin Michael Smurfit School of Business and The Zarb School of Business, New York.
His father comes from Crossmolina, Co. Mayo and his mother is from Drumhaldry, Co. Longford. He and wife Anna, who is from Dublin, live in New York with their four children.