May 15, 2013

BNY Mellon Hires Senior Director for Wealth Management in New York

Debralee Nelson brings 35 years of experience to her new role serving ultra high net-worth clients

NEW YORK, May 15, 2013 — The wealth management business of BNY Mellon, the global leader in investment management and investment services, has appointed Debralee Nelson as Senior Director to serve ultra high-net-worth wealth management clients in the New York region. Nelson joined BNY Mellon Wealth Management in April and reports to Managing Director Katia Friend.

Prior to joining BNY Mellon, Nelson was a managing director and senior banker at JP Morgan Chase from 2009 to 2013 where she was responsible for relationship management in its private bank. Prior to joining JP Morgan, she served as managing director and senior business development officer with Bessemer and U.S. Trust.

Nelson earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska, an MBA from George Washington University, and holds the Certified Financial Planner™ designation. She serves on the board of Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club as Treasurer and is also a member of the organization’s executive and investment committees.

BNY Mellon Wealth Management is among the nation’s leading wealth managers, with more than two centuries of experience in providing services to clients, who today include financially successful individuals and families, their family offices and business enterprises, charitable gift programs, and endowments and foundations. With more than $188 billion in private client assets as of March 31, 2013, it is a leading U.S. wealth manager and has an extensive network of offices in the U.S. and internationally. BNY Mellon Wealth Management, which provides investment management, custody, wealth and estate planning and private banking services to clients, conducts business through various operating subsidiaries of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation. For more information go to or follow us on Twitter @BNYMellonWealth.

BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping its clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations, or individual investors, BNY Mellon delivers informed investment management and investment services in 36 countries and more than 100 markets. As of March 31, 2013, BNY Mellon had $26.3 trillion in assets under custody and/or administration, and $1.4 trillion in assets under management. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation. Additional information is available on, or follow us on Twitter @BNYMellon.