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List of Famous Investment Bankers

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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. {#nodes}
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  • Peter George Peterson (June 5, 1926 – March 20, 2018) was an American investment banker who served as United States Secretary of Commerce from February 29, 1972, to February 1, 1973, under the...  more
  • Daniel Louis Doctoroff (born July 11, 1958) is an American businessman and former government official. He is the chief executive officer of Sidewalk Labs, a startup company focused on developing...  more
  • 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...  more
  • Roger Charles Altman (born April 2, 1946) is an American investment banker, the founder and senior chairman of Evercore, and a former Democratic politician. He served as Assistant Secretary of the...  more
  • 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...  more
  • Edward Moore Kennedy Jr. (born September 26, 1961) is an American lawyer and politician. He is a partner at Epstein Becker & Green, a firm headquartered in New York City, and previously represented...  more
  • Steven or Stephen Black may refer to: Steven Black (businessman) (born 1953), American investment banker Steven Black (footballer) (born 1992), Scottish footballer Steven Black (gridiron football)...  more
  • Bruce Jay Wasserstein (December 25, 1947 – October 14, 2009) was an American investment banker, businessman, and writer. He was a graduate of the McBurney School, University of Michigan, Harvard...  more
  • Uberto Pasolini Dall'Onda (born 1 May 1957 in Rome, Italy) is an Italian film producer, director, and former investment banker known for producing the 1997 film The Full Monty and directing and...  more
  • Robert Lawrence Kuhn (born 1944) is a public intellectual, international corporate strategist and investment banker. He has a doctorate in brain research and is the author and editor of over 25...  more
  • Jimmy Donal "Jimbo" Wales (born August 7, 1966) is an American Internet entrepreneur. He is known as a co-founder of the online non-profit encyclopedia Wikipedia and the for-profit web hosting...  more
  • Per Wimmer (born 1968) is a Danish philanthropist, space advocate, entrepreneur, financier and author. Wimmer owns and administers his own international corporate financial advisory firm, Wimmer...  more
  • Richard Charles Blum (born July 31, 1935) is an American investment banker and husband of United States Senator Dianne Feinstein. He is the chairman and president of Blum Capital, an equity...  more
  • Felix George Rohatyn ( ROH-ah-tin; born May 29, 1928) is an American investment banker. He has spent most of his career with Lazard, where he brokered numerous large corporate mergers and...  more
  • Theodore Ringwalt Hartley (born November 6, 1924) is a US Navy fighter pilot, investment banker, actor, film producer, and is currently CEO of RKO Pictures. He was married to heiress, actress and...  more
  • Steven Lawrence Rattner (born July 5, 1952) is an American financier who served as lead adviser to the Presidential Task Force on the Auto Industry in 2009 for the Obama administration. He is...  more
  • Muhamed "Mo" Sacirbey (born July 20, 1956) is an American lawyer, businessman, and diplomat. Sacirbey rose to prominence in the 1990s when Bosnia and Herzegovina appointed him to be its ambassador to...  more
  • Blythe S. Masters has been the Head of Currencies and Commodities of JP Morgan Chase Co., since November 15, 2006....  more
  • Tanya Louise Beckett (born 20 July 1966) is an English television and radio journalist....  more
  • Denis Bovin, a former Vice Chairman at Bear Stearns, founded Stone Key Partners in 2008 with Michael Urfirer....  more
  • Philip Lehman (November 9, 1861 – March 21, 1947) was an American investment banker....  more
  • Jose Luis Correa (born January 24, 1958 in Anaheim, California) is an American politician who is the U.S. Representative for California's 46th congressional district. A Democrat, he served as a...  more
  • Michael Urfirer is a former managing director at Bear Stearns who founded Stone Key Partners with Dennis Bovin....  more
  • Sidney James Weinberg (October 12, 1891 – July 23, 1969) was a long-time leader of the Wall Street firm Goldman Sachs, nicknamed “Mr. Wall Street” by The New York Times and "director's director" by...  more
  • Anshuman Jain (born 7 January 1963 in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India) is a British Indian business executive who currently serves as president of Cantor Fitzgerald. Jain formerly served as the Co-CEO of...  more