Michael P. Lyons

The PNC Financial Services Group

Michael P. Lyons is president of The PNC Financial Services Group and its wholly owned banking subsidiary, PNC Bank National Association.  

Appointed to his current role in February 2024, Lyons oversees PNC’s primary operating lines of business as well as the Regional Presidents Office.

Previously, Lyons served as executive vice president and head of Corporate & Institutional Banking (C&IB). During his tenure, Lyons helped lead PNC’s strategic acquisitions of RBC Bank (2012) and BBVA USA (2021) and spearheaded the national expansion of the company’s corporate businesses. Lyons was also instrumental in building out PNC’s treasury management platform and expanding its suite of advisory capabilities and industry verticals. 

Before joining PNC in October 2011, Lyons served as global head of corporate development and strategic planning for Bank of America. In that role he was primarily responsible for repositioning Bank of America's balance sheet to help the company focus on its core businesses and growth strategy. He was also responsible for mergers and acquisitions, the private equity business, the LaSalle trust and custody business, investor relations and the bank’s strategic partnership and investment in China Construction Bank. Previously, he served as a portfolio manager at investment advisor Maverick Capital. Prior to Maverick, Lyons worked in the investment banking division of Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch.

Lyons is a national trustee of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and currently serves on the investment committee. He is the board chair for the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, and a member of the board of directors of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). Lyons is chair of the management committee of Early Warning Services, LLC.

Lyons graduated from the University of Pennsylvania.