CEO of Broker-Dealer Services & Head of Banks
Broker-Dealer and Investment Advisors Market and Alternative Asset Manager Segments
Brian Ruane is an Executive Vice President at BNY Mellon, a member of the Executive Committee for Pershing, a BNY Mellon company, and a member of BNY Mellon’s Global Operating Committee. Brian is also a member of The Board and Operating Committee of Promontory Interfinancial Network. He is responsible for Broker-Dealer Services, U.S. Tri-Party Services and Global Clearing. Brian is also responsible for the newly established Banks, Broker Dealer and Investment Advisor Market and Alternative Asset Manager Segments.
Prior to his current role, Brian was co-lead of Pershing Prime Services, and CEO of BNY Mellon’s Alternative Investment Services (AIS). In this role, he established the AIS prime custody business which remains one of the fastest growth businesses at the company.
Brian has helped drive industry change by serving on the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Working Committee on The Future of The U.S. Government Securities Markets in 2004 and more recently the industry Task Force for Tri-Party Repo Infrastructure Reform.
Brian is a member of the advisory board of The UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business and The Frank G. Zarb School of Business, from which he received an MBA in international finance. Born in the U.S. and raised in Ireland, Brian is also a graduate of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants in the UK and Ireland.