Become a Member

Why Join?

Bank Members are granted full-voting rights, ensuring a meaningful role in policy matters regarding industry issues and NYBA matters. Membership puts your institution on the frontlines of major policy initiatives that impact your business. NYBA is highly regarded by legislators and regulators for its thoughtful and collaborative approach to industry challenges, making us a leader in advocacy and political action. NYBA offers a full calendar of events each year that combine top-notch professional development programming with meaningful networking opportunities that build camaraderie among banking professionals. NYBA’s mass-purchasing power also means significant cost-savings and fee income potential on products and services of benefit to NYBA members. Members are also kept up-to-date on banking-related news through a suite of publications, bulletins and surveys designed to inform, educate and form consensus.

Bank Member Benefits
  • Voting rights on major policy matters and industry initiatives
  • Access to NYBA’s Professional Development and Profit Solutions benefits
  • Networking opportunities with industry practitioners and client firms
  • Remain up-to-date and in-the-know about the latest industry efforts afoot in Albany and Washington
  • Participate in committees
  • Receive NYBA’s Daily News Digest e-mail bulletin
  • Bank profile on www.nyba.com


Financial Services Industry (FSI) Members, designed for firms who, while generally not banking institutions, are a vital part of the financial services industry. For example, FSI members include insurance companies, credit card providers and securities companies. FSI members enjoy all of the benefits of Service Members – but while not full voting members of NYBA – are also able to participate on NYBA committees where policy matters and initiatives are discussed and shaped. FSI members also have access to our array of policy and advocacy communications.

FSI Member Benefits
  • Engage in policymaking and advocacy efforts on behalf of the industry
  • Access to NYBA’s Professional Development and Profit Solutions benefits
  • Networking opportunities with industry practitioners and client firms
  • Remain up-to-date and in-the-know about the latest industry efforts afoot in Albany and Washington
  • Participate in committees
  • Receive NYBA’s Daily News Digest e-mail bulletin
  • Corporate profile on www.nyba.com


Service Members enjoy benefits especially designed for firms that do business with financial institutions. NYBA recognizes these firms as partners in bringing the best products and services in the marketplace to the key decision-makers at New York banks. Events, publications, sponsorship and advertising opportunities are just some of the ways NYBA provides Service Members with the access and the profile they won’t find anywhere else in New York. 

Service Member Benefits
  • Raise your profile with bank decision-makers
  • Recognition and ongoing exposure as a partner for bankers
  • Premier networking events, and discounted member pricing for all registration fees
  • Sponsorship, exhibition and advertising opportunities
  • Publishing opportunities (firm white papers, programming and other resources)
  • Corporate Profile on www.nyba.com
  • Receive NYBA’s Daily News Digest e-mail bulletin

 

Key Membership Benefits

  • Government Relations: Advocacy in Albany, Washington, DC, and New York City, frequent legislative & regulatory updates grassroots political action and public relations
  • Professional Development: Conferences, seminars, schools, online training and webinars, professional networking meetings, and access to a wealth of educational resources
  • Profit Solutions: Various opportunities to earn fee income and save on expenses by leveraging our network, including: NYBSCO Insurance Services, Healthcare Solutions, Human Resources and Employee Benefits, Technology Services and Solutions, as well as the NYBA Job Bank resource.
  • Additional Benefits: Committee participation, e-mail bulletins, publications, surveys and resources

 

Key Contacts

Bank or FSI Membership: Contact Karen Armstrong, Senior Vice President of Communications and Member Engagement, at (212) 297-1635 or karmstrong@nyba.com.

Service Membership: Contact Victoria Potente, Vice President of Meetings & Marketing, at (212) 297-1675 or vpotente@nyba.com.  Click here to request a service membership application.

Profit Solutions Partnership: Contact Daniel L. Babb, Senior Vice President, Profit Solutions Division at (212) 297-1689 or dbabb@nyba.com, or email profitsolutions@nyba.com.

All membership applications are subject to approval by the New York Bankers Association Board of Directors.

Visit our Members page for a list of current NYBA members and partners.