Business 100 - 2011

Brian A. Ruane/BNY Mellon


In May 2011, Brian Ruane was appointed CEO of BNY Mellon’s Alternative and Broker/Dealer Services. He has responsibility for Broker/Dealer Services, Derivatives 360 and Alternative Investment Services. Prior to being appointed CEO of BNY Mellon Alternative Investment Services in 2009, Brian was head of Global Client Management North America.

Brian is a member of The Board of Directors of Pershing LLC and BNY Mellon’s Sovereign Wealth Advisory Group. In 2003, he was co-opted onto The Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Working Committee on The Future of The U.S. Government Securities Markets. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of The UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business in Dublin and The Frank G. Zarb School of Business, New York.

Born in the U.S. and raised in Ireland, Brian is a graduate of The Chartered Association of Certified Accountants in the UK and Ireland and received his MBA in international banking and finance from Zarb School of Business, New York in 1995. Brian and his wife, Dublin-born Anna Lynch, have four children.