The Federal Reserve Bank of New York named banker Jamie B. Stewart Jr. on Tuesday as first vice president, its No. 2 official. Mr. Stewart, 54, will join the New York Fed on Feb. 1, succeeding Ernest T. Patrikis, who resigned in July to take a high-ranking post with American International Group Inc.

Mr. Stewart resigned Jan. 4 from Mellon Bank Corp., Pittsburgh, where as vice chairman he was responsible for wholesale banking and cash management.

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