burke-photoKFN Announces New Advisory Board Member, Sean Burke ('00), Executive Vice-President & CFO, Investors Bank


About Sean Burke:
Sean Burke is a Managing Director and Co-Head of North American Banks at Barclays. Mr. Burke has over 20 years of experience working with financial institutions both as an investment banker and CFO and was recognized as one of the “10 Best CFOs of 2020” by Industry Era Magazine.

Previously, Sean was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Investors Bank.  Investors Bancorp (Nasdaq: ISBC) is the holding company for Investors Bank, a full service commercial bank operating 147 branches throughout New Jersey and the New York metropolitan area. With $27 billion in assets, Investors Bank ranks as one of the largest banks headquartered in the state of New Jersey and among the top 15 banks operating in the New York metropolitan area.

Prior to joining Investors Bank, Sean was a Managing Director and Head of U.S. Depository Investment Banking for RBC Capital Markets in New York. He has nearly twenty years of experience working with depository institutions and was recently named one of the “10 Best CFOs of 2020” by Industry Era Magazine.

Prior to joining RBC Capital Markets in 2009, Sean held senior positions within the financial institutions investment banking divisions of both Citigroup and Lehman Brothers.  He also spent three years with Ernst & Young in their financial services audit practice as a Certified Public Accountant. 

Sean received a BBA in both Accounting and Computer Science from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA Kellogg  School of Management at Northwestern Uinversity.