Wall Street 50 – 2006

Richard F. Connolly/UBS

Richard F. Connolly serves as Senior Vice President for Investments at UBS and is the co-founder of The Connolly Group. He received his B.A. in History at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, and his M.B.A. at Babson College’s Olin Graduate School.

Over twenty years ago Connolly held the first annual golf tournament to benefit the Children’s Medical Research Foundation, which provides money for research to Our Lady’s Hospital in Dublin. He has since raised over $3 million for the hospital. In 2000 he received an award from the Francis Ouimet Scholarship Fund for distinguished service. Connolly has also received the “Man of the Year” award from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, and the Laboure Medal from Laboure College, which is given to individuals “who champion the cause of the poor, the infirm and the hungry.”

Connolly, a second-generation Irish American and member of the Ireland Fund, is the son of Richard Connolly and Ruth Doherty. His mother’s family comes from Pontoon, County Mayo. He currently lives with his wife, Ann Marie, and their three sons in Concord, Massachusetts.