Become a Member

Membership in the New York Bankers Association provides a wide range of important benefits for your institution and firm.


Why Join?

Bank Members are granted full-voting rights, ensuring a meaningful role in policy matters regarding industry issues and Association matters.  Membership puts your institution on the frontlines of major policy initiatives that impact your business. The Association is highly regarded by legislators and regulators for its thoughtful and collaborative approach to industry challenges, making NYBA 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 and educate. 

Financial Services Industry Members, designed for firms who, while generally not banking institutions, are a vital part of the financial services industry.  (They include, for example, 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 inititives are discussed and shaped.  FSI members also have access to our array of policy and advocacy communications.

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.

Click here for a service membership application.

Membership Application Process:
Contact Radhika Rampersad for information on becoming a Service Member at 212-297-1668 or

Contact Karen Armstrong, Senior Vice President of Communications and Member Engagement, at 212-297-1635 or for information on becoming a Regular Bank Member.

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

Click on Members to find lists of current members in the various categories.

NYBA Full Member Benefits

 Government Relations
Advocacy in Albany,  Washington, DC, and New York City
Frequent legislative & regulatory updates
Grassroots Political Action
Public Relations 

Additional Member Benefits:
Committee Participation
E-mail Bulletins
 Professional Development
Online Training
Classroom Resources
Professional Networking
 Profit Solutions
Fee Income
NYBA Job Bank
NYBSCO Insurance Services
NYBA Sponsored Healthcare Solutions
Human Resources and Employee Benefits

NYBA Financial Services Industry Member Benefits

  • Access to NYBA Professional Development and Profit Solutions Benefits
  • Engage in policymaking and advocacy efforts on behalf of the industry
  • 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
  • Receive a corporate profile on

NYBA Service Member Benefits

  • Raise Your Profile with Bank Decision-Makers
  • Premier Networking Events
  • Member Pricing for All Registration Fees
  • Sponsorship, Exhibiting, and Advertising Opportunities
  • Receive NYBA’s Daily News Digest e-mail bulletin
  • Corporate Profile on
  • Listing in NYBA’s Service Member Directory
  • Post Two Firm White Papers on 
  • Special Publications
  • Recognition
  • Social Media Exposure

For More Information:

Karen L. Armstrong
Senior Vice President, Communications & Member Engagement

Kim Mendelsohn
Senior Vice President, Professional & Program Development
(212) 297-1672