American Banker Magazine on Sep. 22 announced its 12th annual ranking of the Most Powerful Women in Banking and Finance.

The ranking is made up of three lists:

  • The 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking, recognizing the most influential female leaders in the banking industry
  • The 25 Most Powerful Women in Finance, recognizing women in the non-bank finance sector including capital markets, asset management, investment banking and card networks
  • And the 25 Women to Watch, which spotlights up-and-comers along with more seasoned executives who have moved into new roles within the past year.

Additionally, five companies were recognized as Top Teams for their work in developing and promoting female talent and teamwork.

The 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking

1. Beth Mooney, KeyCorp
2. Karen Peetz, BNY Mellon
3. Marianne Lake, JPMorgan Chase
4. Pamela Joseph, U.S. Bancorp
5. Carrie Tolstedt, Wells Fargo
6. Avid Modjtabai, Wells Fargo
7. Cathy Bessant, Bank of America
8. Mary Walworth Navarro, Huntington Bank
9. Barbara Yastine, Ally Bank
10. Dorothy Savarese, Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank
11. Diane Reyes, HSBC
12. Eileen Serra, JPMorgan Chase
13. Anne Finucane, Bank of America
14. LeeAnne Linderman, Zions First National Bank
15. Melanie Dressel, Columbia Banking System
16. Leslie Godridge, U.S. Bancorp
17. Alberta Cefis, Scotiabank
18. Maria Coyne, KeyCorp
19. Laura Schulte, Wells Fargo
20. Michelle Van Dyke, Fifth Third Bancorp
21. Janice Fukakusa, Royal Bank of Canada
22. Andrea Smith, Bank of America
23. Anne Clarke Wolff, Bank of America
24. Jane Haskin, First Bethany Bank & Trust
25. Sandy Pierce, FirstMerit

The 25 Women to Watch

1. Jane Fraser, Citigroup
2. Barbara Desoer, Citigroup
3. Rilla Delorier, SunTrust Banks
4. Jana Schreuder, Northern Trust
5. Mary Tuuk, Fifth Third Bancorp
6. Amy Brady, KeyCorp
7. Patricia "Patti" Husic, Centric Bank
8. Deborah "Debby" Hopkins, Citigroup
9. Diana Reid, PNC Financial Services Group
10. Helga Houston, Huntington Bancshares
11. Mary Lynn Lenz, The Foothills Bank
12. Michele Trolli, M&T Bank Corp.
13. Bita Ardalan, MUFG Union Bank
14. Rosemary Berkery, UBS Bank USA
15. Barb Godin, Regions Financial
16. Susan Skerritt, Deutsche Bank
17. Diane D'Erasmo, HSBC Bank USA
18. Wendy Breuder, MUFG Union Bank
19. Linda Verba, TD Bank
20. Lisa Carnoy, Bank of America
21. Julieann Thurlow, Reading Co-operative Bank
22. Christine Pierson, UMB Financial
23. Grace Huebscher, Capital One
24. Donna Smith, Associated Bank
25. Jill Castilla, Citizens Bank of Edmond

The 25 Most Powerful Women in Finance

1. Mary Callahan Erdoes, JPMorgan Chase
2. Abigail Johnson, FMR
3. Ruth Porat, Morgan Stanley
4. Barbara Byrne, Barclays
5. Isabelle Ealet, Goldman Sachs
6. Diane Offereins, Discover Financial Services
7. Maliz Beams, Voya Financial (Formerly ING U.S.)
8. Lisa Pollina, RBC Capital Markets
9. Marie Chandoha, Charles Schwab Investment Management
10. Margaret Keane, Synchrony Financial
11. Charlotte McLaughlin, PNC Capital Markets
12. Candace Browning, Bank of America
13. Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust
14. Katia Bouazza, HSBC
15. Joyce Chang, J.P. Morgan
16. Julie Caperton, Wells Fargo
17. Diane Schumaker-Krieg, Wells Fargo
18. Elinor Hoover, Citigroup
19. Elizabeth "Liz" Myers, J.P. Morgan
20. Suni Harford, Citigroup
21. Caroline Silver, Moelis & Co.
22. Afsaneh Beschloss, The Rock Creek Group
23. Kelly Williams, GCM Grosvenor
24. Mary Mack, Wells Fargo
25. Julie Goodridge, NorthStar Asset Management

Top Teams in Banking

(listed alphabetically)
Bank of America
Bank of the West
BMO Harris Bank
Citizens Bank of Edmond
Zions First National Bank

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