BNY Mellon has snagged Allegheny Valley Bank’s chief banking and wealth management officer to serve as senior director in the firm’s wealth management office in Pittsburgh. 

Robert Buzzelli will report to Garrett Alton, the regional sales manager for Central and Mid-Atlantic U.S. markets who was promoted in November to a newly created role overseeing the firm’s sales teams in Pennsylvania and Washington.

At Allegheny Valley Bank, Buzzelli was responsible for sales and service across all lines of the business, including wealth management and commercial, consumer and residential lending. Prior to that, he was a managing director at Fifth Third Bank where he led a team of 28 professionals in the wealth management division.

BNY Mellon Wealth Management has more than $188.4 billion in private client assets and an international network of offices.