Bank of America is recently announced that Bronxville resident Anne Walker has been named Market President for New York City, with more than 13,000 employees.
In this role, Walker will focus on connecting the resources offered through Bank of America’s eight lines of business to the thousands of companies, families, and individuals who live and work in the region. She will also lead Bank of America’s efforts to address social and economic concerns and help build strong communities by deploying the many resources at the company’s disposal.
New York City is one of Bank of America’s leading markets.
As Walker takes on this new role, she will continue to serve as the chief operating officer for the Chief Financial Officer Group and as corporate financial planning executive for the enterprise. Walker has held a number of senior executive positions within Bank of America. Prior to her current position, she managed the company’s strategic planning and investments. She also led Global Investor Relations for Bank of America.
Earlier in Walker’s career, she served as managing director and head of the U.S. Equity Capital Markets Syndicate for Bank of America Merrill Lynch, responsible for the marketing, pricing, and allocation of all initial public offerings, equity add-ons, and convertible bond transactions distributed in the Americas. She joined Merrill Lynch’s Equity Capital Markets group in 2001, beginning her career in the firm’s investment banking division in 1996. She served on the board of Markit, a global diversified provider of financial information services, from 2013 until the merger with IHS Inc. in 2016. She also supports her local community through ongoing volunteerism focused primarily on veterans’ support.
Walker is a strong champion of diversity and inclusion efforts and a member of the bank’s internal Global Diversity & Inclusion Council.
Walker received her master’s degree in business from Columbia Business School and a bachelor of arts degree from Harvard University. She resides with her family in Bronxville.