Wall Street 50 – 2019

Rosemary Berkery/Mutual of America

Berkery, a highly accomplished financial services executive, recently retired from UBS Financial Services, Inc., where she served as Vice Chairman of UBS Wealth Management Americas and Chairman/CEO of UBS Bank USA. She is a director on the board of directors for Mutual of America, FLUOR, and TJX.

Berkery, who received her B.A. in English from the College of Mount St. Vincent, and later earned a J.D. from St. John’s University, is a native of Belle Harbor, NY, and is third-generation with ancestors from Cork and Clare on both parents’ sides. 

A proud Irish American, Rosemary says of her heritage, “it is one that is rich in a culture that deeply values friendship, one’s inner strength and integrity, and a gift for language and laughter.”

Berkery is also a noted philanthropist and serves on a number of boards, including the boards of trustees of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York, the School of American Ballet, the National Organ Transplant Board, and the board of advisors for Georgetown College. Her many honors include being named one of Fortune’s “Five Women to Watch,” the “Top 100 Professional Women in New York” by Crain’s New York Business, and the YMCA’s “100 Top Women Achievers.” Most recently, she received American Banker’s “Lifetime Achievement Award.”

Rosemary and her husband Bob have one son, Bobby.