New York Bankers Association

2014 Annual Meeting & Economic Forum

February 11-12, 2014 | The Waldorf Astoria | New York, NY

Mark your calendars for the 2014 Annual Meeting & Economic Forum at The Waldorf Astoria New York, New York City.  The program will provide a focused look at the year ahead, with sessions touching on prospects for New York State economic development and public policy, and the local, national and global economic outlook.  A special afternoon session on Cyber Security, morning breakfast workshops, and an opening reception on Tuesday evening round out the program.

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2014 Speakers

Gail E. Cohen

Michael P. Smith

Hon. Benjamin M. Lawsky

Ron Insana

R. Glenn Hubbard

John Heilemann

Robert G. Wilmers

Peter J. Solomon

Mark Zupan

Jared Bernstein

E. J. McMahon

Amy Williams

Doug Johnson

Gary C. Owen


  • Hon. Benjamin M. Lawsky, Superintendent, New York State Department of Financial Services
  • John Heilemann, Co-author, Game Change and Double Down: Game Change 2012; National Affairs Editor and Columnist, New York Magazine; Political Analyst, MSNBC
  • Ron Insana, Senior Analyst and Commentator, CNBC
  • R. Glenn Hubbard, Dean, Columbia University Graduate School of Business (Chairman, U.S. Council of Economic Advisors, 2001-03)
  • Jared Bernstein, Senior Fellow, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (Chief Economist and Economic Adviser to Vice President Joseph Biden, 2009-11)
  • E.J. McMahon, President, Empire Center for Public Policy, Inc.
  • Robert G. Wilmers, Chairman & CEO, M&T Bank
  • Peter J. Solomon, Founder and Chairman, Peter J. Solomon Company; Co-Chair, New York State Tax Reform and Fairness Commission
  • Mark Zupan, Dean, Simon School of Business, University of Rochester
  • A Special Session on Cyber Security with:

Doug Johnson, Vice President and Senior Advisor, Risk Management Policy, American Bankers Association
Gary C. Owen, Director, Promontory Financial Group
Amy Williams, Director of Cyber Crime Initiatives, Citizens Crime Commission of New York City


Tuesday, February 11, 2014
5:00 pm – Registration
5:30 pm – Reception

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
7:30 am – Breakfast/Early Bird Sessions
8:45 am – General Session
12:00 noon – Luncheon Program & Election of 2014 Officers
2:00 pm – Cyber Security Program
3:30 pm – Forum Adjourns

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