A senior executive at Fleet Financial Group Inc. helped raise money for the U.S. Senate run of New York City Comptroller Elizabeth Holtzman at a time when the company's banking affiliate made a controversial loan to the campaign, bank executives and Holtzman officials say.

James P. Murphy, an executive vice president at the Providence, R.I.-based holding company who is in charge of government relations, served on the finance committee for Holtzman's failed U.S. Senate campaign, say legal and campaign officials for Holtzmann

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