René F. Jones, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
Jones joined M&T Bank in 1992 as an Executive Associate, and went on to hold a number of management positions within the Finance Division. He served as M&T’s Chief Financial Officer from 2005 to 2016. He was appointed to the Management Committee in 2005, and was named Vice Chairman in 2014.
Before joining M&T Bank, Jones held numerous positions at The Group Inc. He began his career with the Boston-based office of Ernst & Young, where he serviced clients in a variety of industries with a primary emphasis on Financial Services. It was at this time Jones earned his designation as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
Jones received a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Management Science from Boston College and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with concentrations in Finance, Organization and Markets from the University of Rochester’s Simon School of Business.
Annual Report Message to Shareholders - February 22, 2018
Remarks to Annual Meeting of Shareholders - April 17, 2018