Welcome to the
Long Island Chapter

About RMA

Founded in 1914, The Risk Management Association (RMA) is a not-for-profit, member-driven professional association whose sole purpose is to advance the use of sound risk principles in the financial services industry. RMA promotes an enterprise approach to risk management that focuses on credit risk, market risk, and operational risk.

Headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, RMA has 1,600 institutional members that include banks of all sizes as well as nonbank financial institutions. They are represented in the Association by 31,000 individuals located throughout North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia/Pacific.

Interested in getting involved with RMA and this Chapter? Go to www.rmahq.org/membership to find out how.

About the Chapter

The Long Island Chapter, like all RMA chapters, is organized and run by volunteer members. We strongly encourage current or prospective members to become involved in shaping the future direction of the chapter by contacting any of the current officers or committee chairs. We would also be happy to discuss the many benefits that can be derived from membership in RMA.

RMA Announcements

Join us for the RMA’s Governance, Compliance, and Operational Resiliency (GCOR) XVIII Virtual Conference

Join us virtually on June 18-21, 2024

In today’s rapidly changing world, managing operational risk is a necessity not an option. As your professional association, RMA takes great pride in developing practical, thoughtful, and timely programs designed to enhance your skills and increase your value to your institution. GCOR is the only governance, compliance, and operational resiliency conference developed by the industry, for the industry.

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Links and Training

Metamorphosis of Banking Event, October 25, 2019: Metamorphosis of Banking (PDF)


Event Photos

Himanshu Sharma (Head of Strategy Citi FinTech) addresses the audience at the RMA's Metamorphosis of Banking breakfast event on October 25th.   

Panel members address the audience at the RMA's Annual Panel Discussion.  Panel members included (L to R) Michael Spolarich (Sr.CO; People’s United Bank), Nicole DeMichael-Cadena (SVP; HSBC Bank), James Johnis (President & COO; Gold Coast Bank) and Anthony Esernio (Market President; TD Bank).  The event was moderated by Richard Romano (Citibank).

Michael Heller presents Kyle Moeller with the Dr. Pearl Kamer Award Scholarship at the RMA's Annual Panel Discussion.

Michael Heller presents Connor Kachala with James T. McCarthy Award Scholarship at the RMA's Annual Panel Discussion.

The RMA Young Professionals hosted “Navigating Borrower Distress” on February 28th 2019.  Presenters included (L to R) Theresa A. Driscoll, Esq. (Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP), Neil Seiden (Asset Enhancement Solutions LLC), Robert Grote (Grassi & Co.) and James Cloudman (People’s United Bank).

Thank you to our sponsors Rogers and Taylor Appraisers Inc. and Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP for making “Navigating Borrower Distress” a successful event.  Pictured: Robert J. Malone (Rogers and Taylor Appraisers Inc.) and Theresa A. Driscoll, Esq. (Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP).

Members of the RMA Board and RMA Young Professional Board with presenters of “Navigating Borrower Distress”.  Pictured (L to R): James Cloudman (People’s United Bank), Michael Kid (Chase), Theresa A. Driscoll, Esq. (Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP), Neil Seiden (Asset Enhancement Solutions LLC), Robert Grote (Grassi & Co.), Matthew Crennan (BNB Bank), Roger Rose (BNB Bank) and Alison Burke (Chase).    

Michael Heller addresses attendees at the RMA's Tax Reform Panel Discussion hosted on January 17th, 2019.

Panel members prepare to address the audience at the Tax Reform Panel Discussion.  Panel members included (L to R) Robert Schaffer CPA (Castellano, Korenberg & Co, CPAs PC), Lance Christensen CPA (Margolin, Winer & Evens LLP) and Jeffrey G. Cohen CPA (Grassi & Co.).