Philip Falivene

Philip J. Falivene

Managing Director, Head of Public and Not-for-Profit Global Client Management, BNY Mellon


Philip Falivene is Managing Director, Head of Public and Not-for-Profit Global Client Management at BNY Mellon. In this role, Phil has leadership responsibility for a team of client executives responsible for the management and development of relationships with strategic clients and prospects delivering the breadth of the company’s investment management and investment servicing insights and solutions. Clients are represented by state and local government agencies, municipalities, endowments, public funds, and other non-profit institutions.

Phil has over 25 years of banking and management experience. He began his career at Chase Manhattan Bank in 1989, completed his credit training at Chemical Bank in 1992, and joined BNY Mellon’s Syndicated Finance Group in 1994 where he structured and syndicated various leveraged and non-leveraged loan financings for a diverse group of corporate clients. He was promoted to Managing Director in 2003 and assumed increasing leadership responsibilities.

In 2004, Phil was promoted to run BNY Mellon’s Sponsor Leveraged Lending Group where he assumed responsibility for leveraged loan origination for private equity-owned middle market companies. After a serving a short period in Leveraged Finance at Orix USA, Phil returned to BNY Mellon in early 2009, holding leadership responsibilities in the bank’s Asset Recovery and Corporate Lending Risk Management divisions until being promoted to his current position in the first half of 2012.

Phil is on the Board of Trustees for the New York Blood Center, a leading blood research and collection organization and also is a member of the Corporate Affiliate Board of the National Association of State Treasurers.

He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Colgate University and a MBA from the Leonard N. Stern School at New York University.

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