Who We Are

Company Profile

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BNY Mellon is an investments company. We provide investment management, investment services and wealth management that help institutions and individuals succeed in markets all over the world.

Established 1784
Founder Alexander Hamilton
Headquarters One Wall Street
Ticker Symbol BK
North AmericaLatin AmericaAsia PacificEMEAEMEA

United States


    Gerald Hassell, Chairman and CEO

    Gerald became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BNY Mellon in 2011, has served as an executive since 1994 and joined the company as a management trainee in 1973. During this time, he has helped transform BNY Mellon into the world’s largest custodian and one its largest investment managers. Gerald holds an MBA in finance from NYU Stern School of Business and a BA in economics from Duke University.

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Our Story

The Buck Started Here

Started by Alexander Hamilton in 1784, BNY Mellon is one of the longest-lasting financial institutions in the world. We have endured, been innovative and went on to prosper through every economic event and market move over the past 230 years.

We are grounded in history, looking towards the future. See our timeline.

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Corporate Social Responsibility


Our approach to social responsibility has evolved beyond our already strong employee engagement, environmental stewardship and community commitments. Now, to complement BNY Mellon’s role in global capital markets, we’re invested more than ever — invested in our people, invested in market integrity and invested in the world.

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Our Global Workforce

Global Scale, Locally

With a dedicated business presence on six continents, 35 countries and over 100 markets, BNY Mellon delivers global scale at the local level. Our global workforce is over 50,000 strong, diverse and in-market, with some of the sharpest minds and most innovative thinkers in the investment industry.

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