BNY Mellon Wealth Management Appoints John Ippolito as Regional President of Tri-State Region

John will join the Wealth Management leadership team and will report to CEO Catherine Keating. He will be responsible for oversight of the New York Tri-State region including offices in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

New York, NY March 30, 2021 – BNY Mellon Wealth Management has appointed John Ippolito as Regional President of the Tri-State region. John will join the Wealth Management leadership team and will report to Catherine Keating, the CEO of Wealth ManagementHe will be responsible for oversight of the New York Tri-State region including offices in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. 

John joins after 26 years at Northern Trust, where most recently he headed a greater New York team.  Prior to that, he was the regional president of the San Diego office for nearly a decade, and prior to that was a portfolio manager.

“We have been working with wealthy families in the New York area, and their businesses and philanthropies, for over two centuries,” said Catherine Keating, CEO of BNY Mellon Wealth Management. “We are delighted to welcome John as a leader and steward for our clients and teams as we look ahead in this new decade and beyond.”

“I am eager to lead, and I am energized by the exceptional advisory talent, deep intellectual capital, and leading asset management solutions that I see at BNY Mellon Wealth Management,” said John Ippolito, Regional President of Tri-State, BNY Mellon Wealth Management. “In my new role, I look forward to building on the great heritage of BNY Mellon in the Tri-State market.”

John has embraced the arts and non-profit communities in New York and California. He currently serves as a member of the board of trustees for The Bruce Museum, an acclaimed regional arts and science museum in Greenwich, as well as actively participating in The Players, an historic arts club in NYC.  In California, he served as a board member with the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, the La Jolla Playhouse Theatre and the San Diego Opera.

About BNY Mellon Wealth Management

For more than two centuries, BNY Mellon Wealth Management has provided services to high-net-worth individuals, family offices, planned giving programs, and endowments and foundations. It has $286 billion in total client assets, as of Dec. 31, 2020, and 30 offices in the U.S. and internationally. BNY Mellon Wealth Management delivers wealth advice across investments, banking, custody, and wealth and estate planning. It conducts business through various operating subsidiaries of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @BNYMellonWealth. A division of Wealth Management, BNY Mellon Investor Solutions includes the firm’s institutional multi-asset solutions business. It has $29B in AUM/AUA as of Dec. 31, 2020 and is penetrating the rapidly growing OCIO market.


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