Wall Street 50 – 2005

Brian A. Ruane/The Bank of New York

As executive vice president of The Bank of New York, Brian Ruane is responsible for the Securities Industry Division, a specialized banking group. The division has responsibility for relationship management and business development for the broker-dealer and hedge fund industries.

Ruane was born in Chicago and educated in Ireland. He is a graduate of the UK & Irish Chartered Association of Certified Accountants and received his MBA in International Banking and Finance from The Frank G. Zarb School of Business, New York in 1995.

A member of The American Ireland Fund, Ruane also serves on the advisory board to The Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business in Dublin. His father’s family comes from Mayo and his mother’s from Longford. Ruane and his wife Anna, who is from Dublin, live in New York with their children Sarah, Emma, Jack, and Ellie.