Wall Street 50 - 2011

George E. Sullivan

George E. Sullivan/State Street

George E. Sullivan is executive VP and global head of State Street Corporation’s Alternative Investment Solutions group. He is responsible for the strategic direction, global sales, product structuring and operations of State Street’s hedge, private equity, offshore and real estate fund administration businesses worldwide. George joined State Street in 2007 as part of the acquisition of Investors Financial (IBT) and, after leading its successful integration into State Street, he assumed the role of COO of Alternative Investment Solutions. During his tenure in this position, the company acquired Mourant International Finance Administration.

A Boston native and third-generation Irish American with ancestors from Cork on both sides of the family, George says, “I am grateful for the qualities that were instilled in me as a result of the Irish traditions and learnings that were such a dominant part of my upbringing.” He holds a degree in economics from Boston College.