Executive Vice President
George Sullivan is executive vice president and global head of State Street’s Alternative Investment Solutions group, the leading provider to the alternatives market. George oversees strategic direction, global sales, client relationship management, product structuring and operations of State Street’s hedge, private equity, offshore, and real estate fund administration businesses worldwide. He is also a member of State Street’s Management Committee, the company’s most senior strategy and policy-making team.
George joined State Street in 2007 through the acquisition of Investors Financial (IBT) for which he led its successful integration into the business. George then assumed the role of chief operating officer of Alternative Investment Solutions where he drove significant growth in the business including the successful acquisition and integration of Mourant International Finance Administration; the largest European private equity and real estate fund administrator, and Goldman Sachs Administration Services; a top five hedge fund administrator with more than $200 billion of assets under administration.
Prior to joining State Street, George spent 15 years at Investors Financial, where he was a member of the firm’s management committee - the senior strategy and policy making body of the bank. His role was managing director of Global Fund Services; the firm’s largest business unit. Before joining IBT, George held a number of leadership positions at Mellon Bank and State Street Corporation. He has more than 30 years of experience servicing financial products.
George is Chairman of the Board of Directors at InfraHedge Limited, a hedge fund managed accounts platform, and a member of the Board of Directors for International Funds Services (Ireland) Limited and State Street Technology (Zheijiang) Co Ltd. He is also on the board of the Boston Private Industry Council (PIC)l; a public-private partnership that connects business, Boston Public Schools, higher education, government, labor, and community organizations to create innovative workforce and education solutions. George earned his B.A. in economics from Boston College in 1982.