Wall Street 50 – 2006 – Irish America https://irishamerica.com Irish America Magazine Sat, 20 Jul 2019 03:40:28 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.10 82361074 Thomas F. Troy https://irishamerica.com/2006/08/thomas-f-troy/ https://irishamerica.com/2006/08/thomas-f-troy/#respond Tue, 01 Aug 2006 05:49:52 +0000 http://irishamerica.com/?p=35841 Read more..]]> Tom Troy assumed the role of Executive Vice President and Senior Managing Director in June 2004. Before joining Bear Wagner Specialists, he spent 20 years at Merrill Lynch. Troy was most recently Senior Vice President responsible for Global Financing. Prior to that, he had served as Head of Merrill Lynch’s Institutional Equity Business for the Americas, after having had the same position in London as Head of Equity Markets for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

An active member of the American Ireland Fund, he serves on the Board of St. Ignatius School in Hunts Point, The Bronx. Troy attended College of the Holy Cross where he graduated with a B.A. in Economics. He later completed his M.B.A. at New York University. A first-generation Irish American, his father’s family comes from County Mayo and his mother’s family, the Jordans, hail from County Cork. He resides in Summit, NJ with his wife Kirn and their four sons, two of whom currently attend the University of Notre Dame.

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Anne M. Tatlock https://irishamerica.com/2006/08/anne-m-tatlock-2/ https://irishamerica.com/2006/08/anne-m-tatlock-2/#respond Tue, 01 Aug 2006 05:48:27 +0000 http://irishamerica.com/?p=35837 Read more..]]> Chairman and CEO of Fiduciary Trust Company International, Anne Tatlock heads one of the oldest global investment firms in the U.S., a position she will retire from this fall.

With 40 years’ experience in managing assets, she began her career at Smith Barney & Co., where she stayed for 22 years before joining Fiduciary in 1984. She also serves as director of Fortune Brands, Inc. and Merck & Company, Inc.

Tatlock received her master’s degree in economics from New York University after earning her bachelor’s from Vassar College, where she serves as a trustee and chairman of the Investment Committee. She is also a member of Franklin Templeton’s Office of the Chairman and Board of Directors and serves as a trustee of the American Ballet Theatre Foundation, as chairman of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and as trustee of the Mayo Foundation and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. This year she became a trustee of the The World Trade Center Memorial Foundation, a not-for-profit builder of the planned 9/11 memorial and the memorial museum. Tatlock is first-generation Irish American and both of her parents were born in Ireland; her father in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh and her mother from Ballyragget, County Kilkenny.

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Alfred E. Smith IV https://irishamerica.com/2006/08/alfred-e-smith-iv/ https://irishamerica.com/2006/08/alfred-e-smith-iv/#respond Tue, 01 Aug 2006 05:47:41 +0000 http://irishamerica.com/?p=35834 Read more..]]> Alfred E. Smith is Managing Director of Wagner Stott Bear Specialists LLC, where he has been since 1997. Smith began his career as an independent member floor broker of the New York Stock Exchange before joining Mitchell-Hutchins and becoming vice president. He then went on to become a partner at CMJ partners, New York. He is a director on the Management Board at Mutual of America.

In the civic sector, Smith’s activities include chairing both the Government Relations Committee for the New York Stock Exchange and the Wall Street division of the Cardinals Committee of the Laity.

He serves as secretary, dinner chairman, and director for the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation, honoring his grandfather. He is also the chairman of Hackers for Hope, a foundation dedicated to raising funds for research and cancer care.

Smith, who traces his roots to County Cork, has been appointed Chairman of the Ireland Chamber of Commerce-USA. He is married with two children.

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Sharon T. Sager https://irishamerica.com/2006/08/sharon-t-sager-11/ https://irishamerica.com/2006/08/sharon-t-sager-11/#respond Tue, 01 Aug 2006 05:46:27 +0000 http://irishamerica.com/?p=35831 Read more..]]> As a 23-year veteran of the financial securities industry, Sharon Sager holds the title of Senior Vice President, Investments and Private Wealth Advisor at UBS Financial Services Inc.

Sharon previously worked in the textile industry having graduated from the college of Mount St. Vincent, Riverdale, New York, with a bachelor’s degree in fine arts. Later, she obtained the Certified Investment Analyst (CIMA) degree at the Wharton School from the Investment Management Consultants Association. In 1983, she began her financial career at Kidder Peabody & Co, which merged with Paine Webber in 1995 and UBS in 2000.

Sager is a member of the board of directors of C-CAP (Careers Through Culinary Arts Program), former co-chairman of the Board of Directors of the Women’s Venture Fund, a not-for-profit micro lender, and in the President’s Circle of the James Beard Foundation. Sager was recently named in Barron’s Top 100 Women Financial Advisors. She is a second-generation Irish American and true to her roots, she holds membership in the Irish Georgian Society and the New York Irish History Roundtable. Her father’s family is from Galway, while her mother’s, the Carrolls, hail from Cork.

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Thomas Ryan https://irishamerica.com/2006/08/thomas-ryan-2/ https://irishamerica.com/2006/08/thomas-ryan-2/#respond Tue, 01 Aug 2006 05:45:45 +0000 http://irishamerica.com/?p=35827 Read more..]]> Thomas Ryan is managing director and regional head of the Americas for the Financial Engineering group at ING Capital based in New York. He is the youngest managing director in ING Capital and under his leadership the group has grown to be the largest revenue-generator for ING Capital in the region.

Ryan joined ING 11 years ago after a short period at NCB Stockbrokers in Dublin. He started with the structured leasing unit of ING in Dublin followed by a period in the Financial Engineering group at the head office of ING Group in Amsterdam. He moved to New York in November of 2001 to help develop the Financial Engineering business for the U.S. and was made regional head of the group in 2003.

A Munster man, Ryan has a degree in Business Studies from the University of Limerick and received a master’s of science in Economics from the center for Economic Research in Tilburg, the Netherlands. Since coming to New York as a student many years ago, Ryan is fulfilling a dream by working in the finance sector with ING. He got married in the city in 2005 and is a member of The American Ireland Fund and the University of Limerick Foundation.

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Arthur F. Ryan https://irishamerica.com/2006/08/arthur-f-ryan/ https://irishamerica.com/2006/08/arthur-f-ryan/#respond Tue, 01 Aug 2006 05:44:23 +0000 http://irishamerica.com/?p=35824 Read more..]]> Arthur Ryan is chairman and CEO of Prudential Financial, Inc., one of the largest diversified financial institutions in the world. When Ryan took his position in 1994, he became the first chairman and CEO in the company’s history to be elected from outside the company.

Previously, Ryan was president and COO of Chase Manhattan Bank, where he had a 22-year career. Ryan was named chairman of the American Council of Life Insurers in October 2003 and is co-chair of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. Ryan is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the board of trustees of New York Presbyterian Hospital, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and co-chair of the board of Achieve, Inc., an organization created by U.S. governors and business leaders to promote high academic standards for public schools in the U.S.

He is a graduate of Providence College with a degree in mathematics. Ryan is a second-generation Irish American with roots in Tipperary. He is married with four children.

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Patrick Ruane https://irishamerica.com/2006/08/patrick-ruane/ https://irishamerica.com/2006/08/patrick-ruane/#respond Tue, 01 Aug 2006 05:43:47 +0000 http://irishamerica.com/?p=35821 Read more..]]> Patrick Ruane currently serves as Regional Director of Sales for ING’s defined contribution market in the metropolitan New York area. Ruane joined ING Financial Advisers in 1998 following ING’s acquisition of Aetna Retirement Services. Ruane is responsible for marketing ING’s Retirement Services (such as defined contribution plans and 401k plans) to institutions with a concentration in the small to mid marketplace. Ruane primarily distributes ING’s retirement program through the broker dealer channel, third party administrators and independent agents.

Prior to joining ING, Ruane was a graduate of the Executive Sales program at UBS Paine Webber and worked as a financial consultant to high net worth individuals at their international headquarters in New York City.

Ruane received his secondary education in Dublin, Ireland and earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Hofstra University in 1992. Ruane also attended Fordham University graduate school of business for their Master’s program. He is a first-generation Irish American whose father’s family is from County Mayo and mother’s family is from County Longford. He is a member of the Ireland American Fund and American Friends of James Joyce.

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Leslie C. Quick III https://irishamerica.com/2006/08/leslie-c-quick-iii-3/ https://irishamerica.com/2006/08/leslie-c-quick-iii-3/#respond Tue, 01 Aug 2006 05:42:44 +0000 http://irishamerica.com/?p=35818 Read more..]]> Leslie C. Quick III is a founding partner of Massey, Quick & Co. LLC. He began his career in 1975 as the fourth employee of Quick and Reilly Inc., the first New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) member to offer discount stock brokerage to the investing public. Over his 28 years with the firm he served in many capacities. He was a key member of the management team that built the branch network, started and grew a major clearing firm, acquired and ran a major NASDAQ market making firm, made many acquisitions of NYSE specialist firms and built one of the first electronic Internet trading platforms in the industry. Quick was the company liaison when it offered stock to the public in 1983 and became a listed company on the NYSE. The Quick and Reilly Group, Inc. was acquired by Fleet Bank in 1998 and he finished his career as Chairman of Reel securities, Inc.

Quick serves on the boards of St. Bonaventure University, Oak Knoll School, Bishop’s Finance Council for the Diocese of Metuchen and the Finance Council for Our Lady of Perpetual Help. He also serves as the Chairman of the Campaign for the Heart at Morristown Memorial Hospital. He is a recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor, was named the Flame of Charity’s Man of the Year and holds an honorary degree from St. Bonaventure University.

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Christopher C. Quick https://irishamerica.com/2006/08/christopher-c-quick-3/ https://irishamerica.com/2006/08/christopher-c-quick-3/#respond Tue, 01 Aug 2006 05:41:19 +0000 http://irishamerica.com/?p=35815 Read more..]]> Chris Quick is the Chief Executive Officer of Bane of America Specialist, the third largest specialist firm on the New York Stock Exchange trading floor. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bank of America Corporation. Chris is a former member of the NYSE Board of Directors. Banc of America Specialist is the market maker for more than 425 NYSE listed companies whose trading comprises 17% of the total NYSE share volume and 20% of the dollar volume of trading. Securities represented by Banc of America include 9 of the 28 NYSE-listed Dow Jones Industrial Average companies, 52 of the 250 most active stocks on the NYSE and 87 of the companies comprising the Standard & Poor’s 500 index.

Chris joined The Quick & Reilly Group in 1979 and has spent his entire career in the specialist business. Fleet Boston Financial acquired The Quick &Reilly Group in 1998 and was subsequently acquired by Bank of America Corporation in 2004.

He began his career after earning his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Fairfield University. He is a member of the Boards of Trustees of Fairfield University, The Boys Club of New York and the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team Foundation. Chris and his wife Ann reside in Purchase, New York and are parents of four daughters.

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Dennis Purcell https://irishamerica.com/2006/08/dennis-purcell-2/ https://irishamerica.com/2006/08/dennis-purcell-2/#respond Tue, 01 Aug 2006 05:40:07 +0000 http://irishamerica.com/?p=35812 Read more..]]> Dennis Purcell has served as the Senior Managing Director of Aisling Capital since February 2000. Prior to that, Purcell served as Managing Director of the Life Sciences Investment Banking Group at Chase H&O (formerly Hambrecht & Quist, “H&Q”) for over 5 years, and served on the Executive Committee of Hambrecht & Quist. During his tenure, BioWorld and other industry publications cited H&Q as the leading underwriter of life sciences securities from 1995 through 1998. Purcell has also often been cited as one of the sectors leaders. He was honored in the “Biotech Hall of Fame” by Genetic Engineering News in June 1998 and named to the Biotechnology All-Stars list by Forbes ASAP in May 1999.

Purcell serves as a director of Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Valentis, Inc., Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Bridge Pharmaceuticals, Inc. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) Emerging Companies section and the Irvington Institute. Purcell received a B.S. in Economics and Accounting from the University of Delaware and an M.B.A. from Harvard University. He is a second-generation Irish American with family from Tyrone and Kilkenny. He is married with four children.

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