Wall Street 50 – 2005

Francis A. McGrail/UBS Wealth Management

Senior vice president, Francis McGrail has been with UBS Wealth Management for 23 years. McGrail operates out of Manhattan and heads up 80 employees while managing $5 billion in assets. A member of the UBS Director’s Council, McGrail spent 13 years building businesses with private clients, driving investment product marketing in the Northeast, and working in private placements and investment banking in Houston, Texas, prior to joining UBS. Previous to his current position at UBS he held the posts of district regional director in the North Atlantic.

Born in Neptune, New Jersey, McGrail is a second-generation Irish American who traces his roots on his father’s side to county Leitrim. He is a graduate of St. Peter’s College where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in political science.

Married with three children, McGrail is a member of the board at the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. He has participated in the Carr Golf World Invitation father and son golf tournament in Waterville, Ireland, and explains his personal and professional drive by saying, “Whatever we vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass.”