Karen Peetz

Karen Peetz

Chief Administrative Officer
Citigroup

Karen Peetz joined Citi in 2020 as Chief Administrative Officer. Previously, Karen spent almost 20 years at BNY Mellon, ultimately becoming President of the firm. She oversaw the company's global client management group, covering the firm's top 500 clients worldwide; regional management; and its treasury services business. She also led the company's Human Resources, global innovation, and regulatory oversight efforts. 

Before joining BNY Mellon in 1998 to run the domestic corporate trust business, Karen spent 16 years with JPMorgan Chase in a variety of commercial lending, sales and business management positions, including an assignment in London.

Since retiring from BNY Mellon, Karen has been active in various corporate and nonprofit boards, including: Trane Technologies (formerly Ingersoll Rand), The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, Amherst Holdings, Johns Hopkins University and the Global Lyme Alliance. Karen is the former Chair of the Boards of United Way of New York City and Penn State University’s Board of Trustees.