Mark Swenarton

Chief Risk Officer

Mark Swenarton is the Chief Risk Officer and a Managing Director for Pershing, a BNY Mellon company. He is a member of Pershing’s Executive Committee and BNY Mellon's Senior Leadership Team. Prior to his current role, Mark led Pershing’s Client Service Delivery, Prime Services and Trading Services groups in the U.S. Mark serves as a board member for Pershing India Operational Services Private Limited, Pershing Securities Australia Pty Ltd., Pershing LLC and Pershing Advisor Solutions. Prior to joining Pershing in 1996, Mark was a vice president in Mutual Fund Operations for Smith Barney Shearson. 

Mark is a member of the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation’s (DTCC) Wealth Management Advisory Board and is a member of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) Operations and Technology Steering Committee. He is the past chairperson of Pershing’s Technology Priorities Committee and of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. (FINRA) Uniform Practice Code Committee. He was also a member of the Investment Company Institute’s (ICI) Broker Dealer Advisory Committee. 

Mark earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Mount Saint Mary’s University and has completed the Securities Industry Institute® program, sponsored SIFMA, at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.