NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Oct. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- BNY Mellon Wealth Management's Newport Beach location was named a 2018 Civic 50 Orange County honoree at yesterday's annual luncheon. The office was recognized as one of the 50 most community-minded companies in Orange County for their efforts to improve the quality of life in the community. The Civic 50 Orange County Award, presented by the Orange County Business Journal in partnership with non-profit OneOC, provides a local standard for superior corporate citizenship.

Honored companies were chosen based on four dimensions of their community engagement programs: investment, integration, institutionalization and impact. BNY Mellon Wealth Management was recognized in particular for their "Community Partnership" program. The program is designed around employee interests and encourages community engagement by empowering employees and increasing support for local charities, while building meaningful partnerships and team experiences.

BNY Mellon Wealth Management employees are active participants in the Orange County community, taking part in social cause organizations and events including the JDRF, Think Together, American Red Cross, Segerstrom Corporate Council, UCI Center for Investment and Wealth Management, Girl Scouts of Orange County, Habitat for Humanity, Working Wardrobes and many others.

"We take pride in our dedication to corporate citizenship in the communities where we conduct business," said Shannon Kennedy, president of U.S. Markets, Southwest. "We're thrilled that our positive influence and service in the Orange County community is being recognized among such other notable companies."

The Civic 50 Special Report and List will be published on October 15, 2018 in the Business Journal.

BNY Mellon Wealth Management is a leading wealth manager. In 2017, it was ranked as a Top 10 U.S. Wealth Manager by Barron's. It was also awarded Best Private Bank for Customer Service in the U.S. by Financial Times publications Professional Wealth Management and The Banker. The firm has more than two centuries of experience in providing services to clients who today include financially successful individuals and families, their family offices and business enterprises, planned giving programs, and endowments and foundations. It has $254 billion in total client assets, as of June 30, 2018, and an extensive network of offices in the U.S. and internationally. BNY Mellon Wealth Management, which provides investment management, custody, wealth and estate planning and private banking services, conducts business through various operating subsidiaries of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation. For more information go to or follow us on Twitter @BNYMellonWealth.

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