Brian E. Hickey is an Executive Vice President at M&T Bank and co-manages the commercial banking lines of business with responsibility for Upstate New York, Northern, Central and Western Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts. He also has responsibility for the Dealer Commercial Services line of business, and serves as a member of M&T’s Management Committee.
Before joining M&T Bank in 1994, Hickey held executive positions at Marine Midland Bank, including Regional President for the Rochester / Southern New York Region. Prior to Midland Bank, he worked for Chase Lincoln First Bank, where he held a number of senior management positions, including Regional President of the Jamestown Region, Senior Vice President of Community Banking in Westchester County and Senior Vice President of Personal Banking in Buffalo.
Hickey received a bachelor’s degree from St. Bonaventure University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT).
A Western New York native, Hickey serves as a director on the boards of numerous organizations, including Nazareth College, Rochester Business Alliance (RBA) and the George Eastman House.
He is also a founder of Unshackle Upstate, a non-partisan, pro-taxpayer, pro-economic growth and pro-Upstate education and advocacy coalition made up of business and trade organizations from across Upstate New York.