Brian Ruane is the Chief Executive Officer of BNY Mellon Government Securities Services Corp. and is a member of both the BNY Mellon and Pershing Executive Committees. He is responsible for broker-dealer services, U.S. tri-party, and global clearing businesses. He is also responsible for the Banks, Broker-Dealer and Investment Advisor, and Alternative Asset Manager client segments.
Mr. Ruane led industry change by serving on the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Working Group on the future of the U.S. government securities markets in 2004 and the Industry Task Force for tri-party repo infrastructure reform in 2012.
Prior to his current role, Mr. Ruane was Chief Executive Officer, Pershing Prime Services and CEO of BNY Mellon’s Alternative Investment Services. Mr. Ruane also served on the Board of Directors and Audit & Risk Committee of the Bank of New York Mellon SA/NV, Belgium from 2008 to 2014.
Mr. Ruane is a member of the Dean’s Advisory Board of Hofstra University’s Frank G. Zarb School of Business from which he received an MBA in International Finance. Mr. Ruane is also a member of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (ACCA) and is FINRA Series 7, 24, 63 & 66 licensed.
In 2018, Mr. Ruane joined BNY Mellon’s Executive Committee.