Wall Street 50 – 2006

Denis P. Kelleher/Wall Street Access

Denis Kelleher is founder and CEO of Wall Street Access, a diversified financial services organization with expertise in money management and trading for institutions and hedge funds. Billions of dollars are processed through Wall Street Access annually and it is a member of the New York Stock Exchange.

Kelleher began his career in 1958 as a messenger with Merrill Lynch, where through dynamic financial talent, he rose dramatically through the company ranks until 1980 when he used his acquired knowledge and experience to found Wall Street Access.

Kelleher is a native of County Kerry, Ireland, with a degree from St. John’s University. He is a member of both the Independence Community Bank and The New Ireland Fund, and was proud to be recognized with the Ellis Island Medal of Honor in 1995. Last year, he was Grand Marshal of the Saint Patrick’s Day parade in New York City. He is married with three children.