Kevin J. Pearson is a Vice Chairman of M&T. He was elected to this position in January 2014, and to the Board of Directors of M&T and M&T Bank in April 2018. He has responsibility for the Commercial Banking, Credit, Technology and Operations, Wealth and Institutional Divisions.
Pearson joined M&T Bank in 1989 as part of the Private Banking Division in New York City and went on to hold a number of management positions, including head of commercial lending in the bank’s Tarrytown region, Philadelphia Regional President and New York City Metro-Area Executive. He joined Management Committee and was named Executive Vice President in 2002.
He received a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Commerce and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Santa Clara University. Upon graduation, he worked for Citicorp Credit Services and Citibank Private Banking.
Pearson is a trustee of the boards of Mercy Health Services and The Park School of Baltimore.