Christopher M. Gorman

Christopher M. Gorman

Senior Executive Vice President
KeyBank

Christopher M. Gorman is responsible for leading Key's integration of First Niagara Financial Group, a $40B financial institution with 400 branches throughout the northeastern U.S. Key's acquisition of First Niagara is the largest U.S. bank M&A transaction since the financial crisis and the largest acquisition in Key's 190-year history. Previously, Gorman served as the President of Key Corporate Bank, which includes KeyBank Real Estate Capital, Enterprise Commercial Payments, Key Equipment Finance and KeyBanc Capital Markets. Gorman has been a member of KeyCorp's Executive Leadership Team, and President of the KeyBank Foundation Board of Trustees since 2010. Additionally, he serves as Chairman of KeyCorp's Corporate Responsibility Council. Gorman is credited with building one of the first fully-integrated Corporate and Investment Banks focused on the middle market. Previously, Gorman led KeyBanc Capital Markets. He also held key leadership roles at McDonald Investments, a registered broker-dealer acquired by KeyCorp in 1998.