Matthew Haslinger is the Chief BSA/AML/OFAC Officer for M&T Bank.  Matthew attended George Mason University’s School of Law where he focused on criminal litigation.  After law school, Matthew joined the U.S. Department of Justice’s Money Laundering and Bank Integrity Unit as a Trial Attorney where he was involved in the investigation and prosecution of complex, national and international money laundering and sanctions-related matters.  In November 2012, he returned to his hometown of Buffalo, NY to bring his BSA/AML and OFAC experience to M&T Bank.  As the Head of the Financial Investigations Unit at M&T Bank, Matthew was responsible for day-to-day operations and strategic decision-making as it relates to enterprise-wide transaction monitoring, customer investigations and suspicious activity report filing for the bank.  Matthew later took on the role of BSA/AML Officer for M&T Securities Inc. and, in July 2020, Matthew was appointed Chief BSA/AML Officer for M&T Bank.  As Chief BSA/AML Officer, Matthew is now responsible for oversight, implementation, and strategic direction of the enterprise-wide programs for Bank Secrecy Act, Anti-Money Laundering and governmental Sanctions compliance.  Matthew is an active member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists and is a licensed attorney in Virginia and New York.