List Photo: Freebase/CC-BY-SA-2.5

POPULAR List of Famous Investment Bankers

13k views 107 items Follow Embed
List of famous investment bankers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top investment bankers in the world? This includes the most prominent investment bankers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable investment bankers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic investment bankers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned investment bankers.

Items include everything from Edward Kennedy, Jr. to Robert Lawrence Kuhn.

From reputable, prominent, and well known investment bankers to the lesser known investment bankers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the investment banker field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous investment bankers ever?" and "What are the names of famous investment bankers?" then you're in the right place. (107 items)
Peter George Peterson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Investment Bankers
Photo: Freebase/Public domain

Peter George "Pete" Peterson is an American businessman, investment banker, fiscal conservative, philanthropist, and author, who served as United States Secretary of Commerce from February 29, 1972 to February 1, 1973. He is also known as founder and principal funder of The Peter G. Peterson ...more

More About

Age: 89

Birthplace: Kearney, Nebraska, USA

Profession: Businessperson, Politician, Author, Investment Banker

see more on Peter George Peterson

Daniel L. Doctoroff (born July 11, 1958) became President of Bloomberg L.P., the leading global provider of financial data, analytics and news, in January 2008. He was the longest-serving deputy mayor for economic development and rebuilding of the City of New York, under Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg ...more

More About

Age: 58

Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States of America

Profession: Businessperson, Deputy Mayor, Investment Banker

see more on Daniel L. Doctoroff
James B. Lee is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Investment Bankers
Photo:  uploaded by Reference

James B. Lee Jr., commonly known as Jimmy, is an investment banker, notable for his role in the development of the leveraged finance markets in the U.S. in the 1980s. Lee is widely credited as the architect of the modern-day syndicated loan market. Lee currently serves as vice chairman of JPMorgan ...more

More About

Age: 63

Birthplace: Danbury, Connecticut, United States of America

Profession: Businessperson, Investment Banker

see more on James B. Lee
Roger Altman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Investment Bankers
Photo: Center for American Progress/Flickr

Roger Charles Altman is an American investment banker and Democratic politician. He served as Deputy Secretary of the Treasury from 1993 to 1994 under the Clinton administration until he resigned in August 1994 amid the Whitewater controversy. ...more

More About

Age: 71

Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States of America

Profession: Politician, Investor, Investment Banker

see more on Roger Altman
Walter V. Shipley is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Investment Bankers
Photo: Freebase

Walter V. Shipley was the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Chase Manhattan Bank and its predecessor Chemical Bank. Shipley was named chief executive of Chemical in 1981 and held the position through 1999 and remained at the bank as chairman through January 2000, just prior to the ...more

More About

Age: 81

Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States of America

Profession: Investment Banker

see more on Walter V. Shipley
Edward M. Kennedy, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Investment Bankers
Photo:  uploaded by Reference

Edward Moore "Ted" Kennedy, Jr. is an American lawyer and politician. He is a partner at Epstein Becker & Green, a firm headquartered in New York City, New York, and currently represents Connecticut's 12th Senate district in the Connecticut Senate. He is a son of Senator Edward M. "Ted" Kennedy from ...more

More About

Age: 55

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Profession: Entrepreneur, Investment Banker, Lawyer

see more on Edward M. Kennedy, Jr.
Steven Black is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Investment Bankers
Photo:  uploaded by Reference

Steven D. Black has been Co-Chief Executive Officer of J.P. Morgan Investment Bank at JP Morgan Chase Co., since March 5, 2004. Mr. Black assumed day-to-day responsibility for the business and served as Deputy Co-heads of the Investment Bank. Mr. Black has primary responsibility oversight for the ...more

More About

Age: 64

Profession: Businessperson, Investment Banker, Banker

see more on Steven Black
Bruce Wasserstein is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Investment Bankers
Photo: Freebase/CC-BY-SA

Bruce Jay Wasserstein was an American investment banker, businessman, and writer. He was a graduate of the McBurney School, University of Michigan, Harvard Business School, and Harvard Law School, and spent a year at the University of Cambridge. He was prominent in the mergers and acquisitions ...more

More About

Age: Died at 62 (1947-2009)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Businessperson, Investment Banker, Banker, Writer Financier

see more on Bruce Wasserstein