Chief Executive Officer
Brian Shea is a Vice Chairman of BNY Mellon and Chief Executive Officer of Investment Services, which comprises Alternative Investment Services, Asset Servicing, Corporate Trust, Depositary Receipts, Broker-Dealer Services and Pershing. He also oversees Client Service Delivery and Client Technology Solutions, and is a member of the BNY Mellon Executive Committee. Previously, Brian was chairman and chief executive officer of Pershing, a BNY Mellon company, providing leadership for all Pershing affiliates globally.
Brian most recently served on the Board of Directors of the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation and on the Board of Directors of the Insured Retirement Institute. He previously served on the Board of Governors of the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD, now the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc.); the NASD Dispute Resolution Board, as chairman of the National Adjudicatory Council of the NASD; and as chairman of the NASD Membership Committee. He has also served on the NASD Variable Annuity Utility Task Force, the NASD Mutual Fund Breakpoint Task Force, the NASD Mutual Fund Omnibus Processing Task Force, the NASD Member Admission Review Committee and the NASD District 10 (New York) Committee.
Brian also served as chairman of the Securities Industry Association Membership Committee (SIA, now the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association or SIFMA), and served on the SIA New York District Committee. He is a two-time recipient of the chairman’s award for distinguished service to the SIA.
Brian serves on the Boards of St. John’s University, St. John’s University’s Institute for Catholic Schools, and the Tomorrow’s Hope Foundation. He also is a member of on the Archdiocese of New York Cardinal's Committee for Charity. Brian previously served on the Board of Governors of St. John's University, and as Chair of the Boards of St. Joseph's School and Notre Dame School, both in New York. He is past chairman of the Bishop's Advisory Committee for Catholic Education in the diocese of Rockville Centre, also in New York.
After earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from St. John’s University, Brian went on to earn a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from Pace University. He has also completed the Securities Industry Institute program, sponsored by SIFMA, at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.