John Burke Named Chairman of 2019 American Heart Association Long Island Heart Walk

John Burke, Managing Director, Citi Commercial Bank, Head of Metro NY Mid-Corporate Banking has been named Chairman of the American Heart Association’s 2019 Long Island Heart Walk. This year’s walk will be taking place on Sunday, September 15th at Jones Beach in Wantagh.

John has been with Citibank for 29 years, first joining EAB/Citibank in June of 1990. John has held various management positions in both sales and credit since 2000. He assumed leadership of the Long Island Middle Market Commercial Banking team in June 2005 and was responsible for both Business Banking and Commercial Banking on Long Island through December 2014. Since 2015, he has managed the Metro NY team (consisting of both NYC and Long Island marketplaces) for the Mid-Corporate segment within Citi Commercial Bank. In his current role, he and his team manage NYC & Long Island based private and public mid-market companies with annual revenues ranging between $50 million to $1 billion while promoting the Citi brand in local markets and communities.

“Serving as the 2019 Long Island Heart Walk Chair is a great privilege” said Burke. “We are excited to have Citi involved with the American Heart Association to continue its mission to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives”.

The Long Island Heart Walk supports a ground-breaking national American Heart Association movement to get America walking to live longer, heart-healthy lives.

The annual success of the Long Island Heart Walk is due in part to our Life Is Why Sponsors: Bradley & Parker, Petro Home Services and South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside, The Flagship Hospital of Mt. Sinai Health System. Local sponsors include NYU Winthrop Hospital, Voxx International, Geico, Catholic Health Services, JP Morgan Chase, CohnReznick, TD Bank, National Financial Network and Americana Manhasset. Local media sponsors are Long Island Business News and Connoisseur Media.

John Burke lives in Commack with his wife Denise and has children; Connor (age 22), Alexis (age 19), and Ryan (age 16).

For more information about the Long Island Heart Walk taking place on Sunday, September 15th call the American Heart Association at 516-962-0797 or visit us at


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