Peter Keller is an experienced energy professional who has been involved in oil and gas finance since 1978 and utility/power finance since 2003.

He has strong skills in transaction negotiation, origination, and structuring in both the institutional and corporate banking sectors. He has arranged and participated in transactions across the spectrum from exploration and production, midstream, refining, and pipeline to nuclear, fossil, and renewable generation to transmission and distribution. He headed the team responsible for much of BNY Mellon’s investment grade debt-capital markets business. He drove significant revenue growth across BNY Mellon’s largest portfolio outside of financial institutions as a team leader and as the relationship lead on a number of franchise relationships.

Mr. Keller has a deep background in relationship management, risk management, industry analysis, and marketing. He is active in national organizations including the American Gas Association, Edison Electric Institute, NEI-INPO Senior Executive Leadership Program, Nuclear Decommissioning Trust Conference, Nuclear Energy Institute, and Utility Pension Fund Study Group. He has been a speaker at industry conferences, workshops, and hearings.

Employment History

The Bank of New York (BNY Mellon)
Managing director
1998 – 2014

RPI Institutional Services
1981 – 1998

Midlantic National Bank
Corporate banking officer
1975 – 1981

Community/Civic Involvement

Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York
Board member
Advisory Committee and Grants Policy Committee

St. Matthew’s Church
Bedell Fund

Areas of Expertise


Williams College
BA, History, Environmental Studies, Economics