Wall Street 50 – 2005

Hugh E. McGee III/Lehman Brothers

Hugh McGee III is a prime example of a hard-working employee moving up within the ranks of a company. He joined Lehman Brothers in 1993, specializing in energy investment banking, which he has focused on for more than 18 years. Prior to his current position as global head of the Investment Banking Division, he was head of Lehman Brothers Global Natural Resources and Power Investment Banking Groups, and a member of the Operating Committee of Investment Banking.

McGee also serves on the Executive and Management Committees and is chairman of the Global Investment Banking Executive Committee.

McGee graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University with a BS in Systems Engineering, and earned a JD with honors from the University of Texas School of Law. He also received the Phi Beta Kappa of Houston Outstanding Alumnus Award.

A fourth-generation Irish American with roots in county Cork, McGee is married, with three children.