Anthony Ianno Jr.

IannoAnthony Ianno is the Global Head of Power, Utilities & Infrastructure at RBC Capital Markets in New York. He has responsibility for coordinating RBC’s investment banking coverage for power, utility, and infrastructure clients, and specializes in advising clients in Mergers & Acquisitions, Equity Finance, Debt Finance, and Municipal Finance. In this role, Anthony has advised many Boards of Directors and management teams with respect to strategy and finance. Over his 25 plus years in investment banking, Anthony has advised on numerous mergers, spins or strategic separations, and shareholder relations. He has successfully raised billions of dollars for his clients through numerous debt and equity transactions.

Previously, Anthony was a Managing Director in Morgan Stanley’s Global Power and a Managing Director in JPMorgan’s Natural Resources Investment Banking group. Before moving into a career in banking, Anthony worked as an engineer for Con Edison, where he did numerous assignments in power plants, sub-stations and electrical distribution.

Other than a brief assignment in London, Anthony is a life-long New Yorker. He is an avid fan of NY sports teams, a season ticket holder for the Knicks and an avid theatre and movie goer. Anthony resides on the Upper West Side with his wife, Claire and his daughter, Eleanor.

Role: Alumni Trustee
Elected to the Board: June 2022
Class Term: 2026
Term Limit: 2026

  • Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.

  • “My feelings, my desires, my hopes, embrace humanity throughout the world,” Peter Cooper proclaimed in a speech in 1853. He looked forward to a time when, “knowledge shall cover the earth as waters cover the great deep.”

  • From its beginnings, Cooper Union was a unique institution, dedicated to founder Peter Cooper's proposition that education is the key not only to personal prosperity but to civic virtue and harmony.

  • Peter Cooper wanted his graduates to acquire the technical mastery and entrepreneurial skills, enrich their intellects and spark their creativity, and develop a sense of social justice that would translate into action.