2016 Crystal Ball Award Recipient

Allen J. Naples

Allen Naples
Allen J. Naples President M&T Bank, CNY Division

Senior VP and regional president of M&T Bank (NYSE: MTB)

Before Naples joined M&T, he served six years as executive VP and regional president of HSBC Bank USA.

Throughout Naples’ 24-year career with HSBC, he has served as regional president, senior corporate lender, senior project manager, and area executive.

Naples has worked in the banking industry for 42 years, he says.

Naples is a 1969 graduate of Jamesville-DeWitt High School. He then spent three years at Alfred University before transferring to Syracuse University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in personnel and industrial relations in 1973.

As his career progressed, Naples also participated in training and earned banking certificates at the West Point Management School of Career Development; University at Buffalo; University of Virginia Graduate School of Retail Bank Management; and the Hong Kong Shanghai Corporate Center for Advanced Management Skills.