Alexander Alex T. Mason is President and Chief Operating Officer of CIT. He oversees the operations of the company and all business segments and has oversight of the Company’s technology sales and business development functions.
Prior to joining CIT Mason served as Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of Mercantile Bankshares Corporation until its March 2007 acquisition by PNC Bank. His responsibilities included all banking functions marketing strategic planning and human resources. Before this Mason held a succession of executive positions at Deutsche Bank and Bankers Trust. Mason held the position of Vice Chairman Deutsche Bank Americas and prior to that he was Chief Operating Officer for Global Corporate Finance. His duties while at Deutsche bank included responsibility for all client coverage personnel in investment banking oversight of a variety of administrative functions and management of relationships with internal service providers. Prior to Deutsche Bank he spent more than 20 years at Bankers Trust where he last held the position of Managing Director and Co-Head of Corporate Finance. He oversaw client coverage personnel in Investment Banking and Corporate Lending for the combined Bankers Trust and Alex. Brown franchises.