Wall Street 50 - 2012

Brewster Michael 2012

Michael Brewster/Credit Suisse Private Banking USA

Michael Brewster, who joined Credit Suisse Private Banking USA as a managing director in 2008, has spent the past 18 years managing investments for high net worth and institutional clients. He began his career in ledger accounting at Bally’s Park Place and Casino Credit at Trump Castle Hotel Casino, and prior to joining Credit Suisse he worked at Lehman Brothers for 16 years.

Born in Ireland, Michael graduated from Athlone Institute of Technology with a higher diploma in Management Finance and earned his B.S. from Thomas Edison State College. He is a member of Enterprise Ireland’s Advisory Council; serves on the board of the Irish International Business Network, and is chairman of “HAVEN” (USA), a charity set up in Ireland by Leslie and Carmel Buckley, focused on house building in Haiti. He is also on the U.S. board  of University of Ireland, Galway.

Michael, who was recognized in 2010 and 2011 as one of Barron’s Top 1,000 Advisors, lives in New York with his wife, Margaret. His father’s family come from Co. Fermanagh; his mother’s family, the Hegartys, hail from Co. Longford.