Wall Street 50 - 2012

Daniel Murphy

Daniel Murphy/Scotiabank

Dan Murphy, managing director, Scotiabank, has a Wall Street career spanning over 30 years. He is a member of Scotia Capital USA, Inc.’s board of directors and is responsible for strategy and business execution for the Global Equity business. Prior to joining Scotiabank, he was the chief operating officer at Wachovia Global Securities and Lending. From 1985 to 1999, Dan worked for the Merrill Lynch group of companies and held various senior management positions.

Dan earned his B.S. in finance from Manhattan College and his MBA from Pace University. A second-generation Irish-American with ties to counties Kerry and Waterford, Dan lives in Ridgewood, New Jersey with his wife, Deirdre, and their three children, Ryan, Kellyann and Mackenzie. Of his Irish heritage, Dan says: “It forms the foundation of much of who I am. It binds me to a history and people with a deep devotion to God, family and country.”

Both he and Deirdre are active supporters of Table to Table, a community based organization dedicated to connecting excess food supplies with people in need. Dan and his family are also involved with the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America.