Wall Street 50 – 2005

Edward J. O’Brien/State Street Corporation

As executive vice president and treasurer of State Street Corporation, as well as the head of the company’s Securities Finance Division, Edward O’Brien manages the company’s world wide securities lending business, the largest such business in the world. He also oversees the company’s balance sheet and interest rate risk management activities worldwide. Mr. O’Brien also chairs State Street’s Asset Liability Management Committee, is a member of the Executive Management Group, and is a voting member of the company’s Fiduciary Review, Major Risk, Financial Policy, and Investment Committees. He is also vice chairman of the Securities Finance Risk Management committee and president of the State Street Navigator Securities Lending Trust, a proprietary mutual fund series offered by State Street Bank and Trust for its Securities Finance clients.

Mr. O’Brien received his BA in Literature from the University of the South. He is a third-generation Irish American with roots in counties Clare, Kilkenny and Roscommon. He is married with two sons.