Wall Street 50 – 2016

Neil McPeak/Wells Fargo Advisors

Neil McPeak is the managing director of investments at Wells Fargo Advisors, a position in which he oversees investment planning and portfolio management services.

Born in Gloucester, New Jersey, Neil is a graduate of Drexel University, where he earned a bachelor’s in accounting before joining Wachovia Securities, a predecessor group of Wells Fargo. He has been named to the chairman’s council of the firm every year since 1993, and was named among Barron’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors of 2015.

With Co. Donegal-based great-grandparents on both sides of the family, Neil is a third-generation Irish American. “The Irish culture has shaped my life through caring and a hard work ethic,” he says. “This is reflected in my business and enables me to continue doing what I enjoy the most: helping others in all financial circumstances.”

Neil has a wife, Barbara, and four children, Neil Jr., Matthew, Lauren, and Kara.