Wall Street 50 – 2012

Declan O’Beirne/John Hancock

Declan O’Beirne is vice president and CFO of John Hancock’s broker/dealers in the U.S., including Signator Investors, Inc., John Hancock Funds LLC, and John Hancock Distributors LLC. In addition, he serves as the CFO of two of John Hancock’s distribution companies: Signator Insurance Agency, Inc. and John Hancock Financial Network.

Prior to joining John Hancock, Declan was CFO of GunnAllen Holdings, Inc. and also held the posts of executive vice president and CFO of GunnAllen Financial, Inc.

A graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Declan holds a B.S. degree in Accounting and has a FINRA Series 27 license. Born in Ireland, he now resides in Tampa, Florida with his wife, Leighanne, and two children, Colin and Ciara. Declan notes, “I am proud of my Irish heritage. It gives me a profound connection to a wonderful people and dynamic culture, and it is something I cherish sharing with my children and family.”