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Joseph A. Fernandez of BNY Mellon Wealth Management Named Banking Power Leader by South Florida Business Journal

Source: Business Wire

Regional president has lead expansion of Florida presence

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 16, 2017-- BNY Mellon Wealth Management president of Florida, Joseph A. Fernandez, was recognized as a Power Leader in the banking community by theSouth Florida Business Journal. For more than five years the South Florida Business Journalhas compiled their Power Leaders list of the most influential executives from across the region’s private, public and civic sectors. The list consists of the true movers and shakers of South Florida’s economic engine.

With more than 25 years of experience in wealth management and financial planning and operations, Fernandez has managed teams and led various high visibility projects that have materially impacted firm-wide results in one of the largest wealth management organizations in the U.S. Fernandez is responsible for all aspects of BNY Mellon Wealth Management’s business in the state of Florida, including business development, wealth management and planning, investment management, private banking, M&A activity, and client service.

We are extremely proud of Joe Fernandez,” said Tom Dicker, President – U.S. Markets, of BNY Mellon Wealth Management. “We know that this recognition is the fruit of his hard work, perseverance, and willingness to take on varied and challenging assignments over the course of his career. He has led the rapid growth of our enterprise in Florida and has positioned himself as a central figure in the banking sector and in the wider South Florida community.”

The Power Leader list is compiled from the reporting of the South Florida Business Journal and from on-the-ground realities of the impact leaders have had in their industries, the regional economy and the South Florida community’s character. It reflects the powerful role a successful and involved executive plays across in South Florida’s dynamic and growing business and cultural community.

About BNY Mellon Wealth Management
BNY Mellon Wealth Management is a leading wealth manager. In 2016, it was named by Family Wealth Report as the top U.S. Private Bank and rated the Top Private Bank for Family Offices by Professional Wealth Management magazine. Barron’s ranked it the 8th largest U.S. wealth manager in 2016. 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 nearly $216 billion in total private client assets, as of June 30, 2017, 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.

About BNY Mellon
BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping its clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, BNY Mellon delivers informed investment management and investment services in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. As of June 30, 2017, BNY Mellon had $31.1 trillion in assets under custody and/or administration, and $1.8 trillion in assets under management. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE: BK). Additional information is available on Follow us on Twitter @BNYMellon or visit our newsroom at for the latest company news.

Source: BNY Mellon Wealth Management

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