Wall Street 50 – 2010

John Harrison/Sovereign Bank

John T. Harrison currently serves as the corporate banking market president for Sovereign Bank, a division of Banco Santander, with responsibility for middle market banking throughout the state of New Jersey.

John joined Sovereign in 2004 as regional executive for the bank’s Mid-Jersey commercial market. Before joining Sovereign, he had been managing director of Commerce Bank’s Institutional Middle Market group. Before that he was senior vice president and senior relationship manager at Fleet Boston.

John earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting at St. John’s University and has also completed numerous training programs including advanced credit skills. He holds a Strategic Financial Analyst designation and was also co-chairman of Sovereign’s Mid-Jersey Advisory Board.

John resides in Jackson, New Jersey, with his wife Maureen and three children. In the community, John coaches youth