Wall Street 50 - 2012

Fennelly Ryan

Ryan Fennelly

Ryan Fennelly is a director of U.S. Rates on the U.S. Treasury Trading Desk at TD Securities. The Toronto Dominion bank is the second largest bank in Canada by market capitalization and based on assets. It is also the sixth largest bank branch network in North America. Born and raised in New York, Ryan is a graduate of Cornell University with a bachelor’s degree in applied economics and business management. Ryan was previously the head U.S. agency trader at RBC Capital Markets.

Ryan, whose maternal grandparents came from Kerry and whose father’s grandparents emigrated from Kilkenny, is an avid golfer and makes annual trips to the Emerald Isle. He appreciates his Irish heritage and uses it to instill hard work and discipline in everyday life. He says, “I can remember my grandmother, who was proud to be an Irish Catholic. My mother named me Ryan Patrick after my grandfather. She taught me to be a God-fearing, loyal citizen who respects country and his fellow man.”

Ryan and his wife, Helen, live with their three children in Rockville Centre, New York.