American Banker on Sep. 22 announced its 13th 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. Marianne Lake, JPMorgan Chase
3. Karen Peetz, BNY Mellon
4. Carrie Tolstedt, Wells Fargo
5. Avid Modjtabai, Wells Fargo
6. Cathy Bessant, Bank of America
7. Heather Cox, Citigroup
8. Jana Schreuder, Northern Trust
9. Barbara Desoer, Citigroup
10. Diane Reyes, HSBC
11. Sandie O'Connor. JPMorgan Chase
12.
Anne Finucane, Bank of America
13.
Dorothy Savarese, Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank
14.
Rilla Delorier, SunTrust Banks
15.
Mary Navarro, Huntington Bancshares
16.
Eileen Serra, JPMorgan Chase
17.
Leslie Godridge, U.S. Bank
18.
Karen Larrimer, PNC Financial Services Group
19.
Patricia "Patti" Husic, Centric Bank
20.
Andrea Smith, Bank of America
21.
Janice Fukakusa, Royal Bank of Canada
22.
Anne Clarke Wolff, Bank of America
23.
Karen Parkhill, Comerica
24.
Sandy Pierce, FirstMerit
25.
Ranjana Clark, MUFG Union Bank

The 25 Women to Watch

1. Jane Fraser, Citigroup
2. Maria Tedesco, Santander Bank
3. Kathy Rogers, U.S. Bancorp
4. LeeAnne Linderman, Zions Bancorp.
5. Michelle Van Dyke, Fifth Third
6. Amy Brady, KeyCorp
7. Stacey Friedman, JPMorgan Chase
8. Diana Reid, PNC Financial Services Group
9. Diane Morais, Ally Bank
10. Janet Garufis, Montecito Bank & Trust
11. Thasunda Duckett, JPMorgan Chase
12. Helga Houston, Huntington Bancshares
13. Bita Ardalan, MUFG Union Bank
14. Susan Skerritt, Deutsche Bank
15. Barb Godin, Regions Financial
16. Begonya Klumb, UMB Financial
17. Liz Dukes, Synovus Financial
18. Cate Luzio, HSBC
19. Wendy Breuder, MUFG Union Bank
20. Jill Castilla, Citizens Bank of Edmond
21. Nandita Bakhshi, TD Bank
22. Kirsten Garen, Bank of the West
23. Yvette Hollingsworth Clark, Wells Fargo
24. Diane D'Erasmo, HSBC
25. Laura Lee "Laurie" Stewart, Sound Community Bank

The 25 Most Powerful Women in Finance

1. Mary Callahan Erdoes, J.P. Morgan
2. Abigail Johnson, Fidelity Investments
3. Barbara Byrne, Barclays
4. Diane Offereins, Discover Financial Services
5. Marie Chandoha, Charles Schwab
6. Margaret Keane, Synchrony Financial
7. Mary Mack, Wells Fargo Advisors
8. Charlotte McLaughlin, PNC Capital Markets
9. Candace Browning, Bank of America
10. Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust
11. Carrie Dolan, Lending Club
12. Suni Harford, Citigroup
13. Joyce Chang, J.P. Morgan
14. Katia Bouazza, HSBC
15. Julie Monaco, Citigroup
16. Diane Schumaker-Krieg, Wells Fargo Securities
17. Amy Carlson, KeyBanc Capital Markets
18. Elinor Hoover, Citigroup
19. Elizabeth "Liz" Myers, J.P. Morgan
20. Tracey Brophy Warson, Citigroup
21. Paula Polito, UBS
22. Fiona Bassett, Deutsche Bank
23. Kathie Andrade, TIAA-CREF
24. Dawn Fitzpatrick, UBS O'Connor
25. Louise Kelly, EnerBank

Top Teams in Banking

(listed alphabetically)
Bank of America
BMO Harris Bank
Citizens Bank of Edmond
U.S. Bancorp
Zions First National Bank

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