About Dreyfus

Dreyfus Executive Management

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J. Charles Cardona

Charles Cardona

Chief Executive Officer, BNY Mellon Cash Investment Strategies (CIS)
President, The Dreyfus Corporation

Charlie is the Chief Executive Officer of BNY Mellon Cash Investment Strategies (“CIS”) and President of The Dreyfus Corporation.  He is responsible for oversight of various short duration fixed income activities including investment management, distribution and client service.  CIS, a division of The Dreyfus Corporation, is responsible for the growth and maintenance of over $200 billion in client assets under management including separate accounts, collective funds, offshore liquidity funds and money market funds distributed under the Dreyfus brand.

Prior to assuming these roles, Charlie served as a Vice Chairman of The Dreyfus Corporation and President of the Institutional Services Division of Dreyfus’ broker-dealer subsidiary. He joined the Institutional Services Division in 1985 with management responsibility for all Institutional Operations and Client Service units.  Prior to joining the Institutional Services Division, he served as Assistant Director of Sales and Services in the Dreyfus Retail Division which he joined in 1981.

Before joining The Dreyfus Corporation, Charlie spent three years as an Account Manager with Bradford Trust Co., responsible for providing syndicate credit for municipal bond underwritings.

Charlie is a member of BNY Mellon’s Operating Committee and the BNY Mellon Investment Management Executive Committee.  He also serves on the Board of Directors of The Dreyfus Corporation, MBSC Securities Corporation, BNY Mellon Liquidity Funds and various other Dreyfus Mutual Funds administered under the Investment Company Act of 1940.

 Charlie is a graduate of Manhattan College with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.