Wall Street 50 – 2015

Photographs of State Street CEO Jay Hooley.

Joseph L. Hooley/State Street Corporation

Joseph (Jay) L. Hooley is chairman and CEO of State Street Corporation, one of the top financial services providers to institutional investors, a position he has held since 2010.

Hooley joined State Street in 1986 and has held a number of diverse leadership positions with increasing responsibility with the company, including head of the U.S. Mutual Fund sales organization, president and CEO of National Financial Data Services from 1988-1990, and of Boston Financial Data Services from 1990-2000. Prior to his current position, Hooley served as State Street’s president and COO.

In addition to the financial services sector, Jay is also a director on the board of Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston, the President’s Council of Massachusetts General Hospital, the Massachusetts Competitive Partnership, and a trustee of the board of Boston College, where he earned a Bachelor of Science.

Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Hooley is a third-generation Irish American with roots in Counties Cork and Kinsale and is a national board member of the American Ireland Fund. He and his wife Linda have four children.