• Marisa Harney

    Marisa J. Harney

    Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer

    Marisa Harney is Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer at CIT. She is responsible for the oversight of the transaction approval process across CIT's three operating divisions, setting credit policy and the special assets function. She also ensures the regular review of, adherence to, and effective communication of credit policy and procedures across the organization.

    Prior to CIT, Harney served as chief risk officer, GE Capital Americas with oversight of all risk activities. Before that, she served as head of corporate credit risk of the Americas for Bank of America after spending 11 years in various roles of increasing responsibility in both the credit and risk departments. While at Bank of America, she also served as a member of the bank's global Leveraged Finance Committee. Prior to Bank of America, she served for seven years as a senior credit executive for Credit Suisse First Boston focused on leveraged finance, and for close to 10 years as a member of Chemical Bank’s Media & Telecom banking unit. Harney began her career in the National Banking unit of Bankers Trust Company and has over 36 years of commercial lending and credit experience.

    Harney holds a BS in finance from Fordham University and an MBA from New York University, Stern School of Business.