Wall Street 50 – 2013

Michael Brewster/Credit Suisse Private Banking USA

Michael Brewster, who joined Credit Suisse Private Banking USA as a managing director in 2008, has spent the past 21 years managing investments for high net worth and institutional clients. He began his career in ledger accounting at Bally’s Casino Hotel Atlantic City and casino credit at Trump Castle Casino. Prior to joining Credit Suisse, he worked at Lehman Brothers for 16 years.

Born in Ireland, Michael graduated from Athlone Institute of Technology with a higher diploma in management finance and earned his B.Sc. in business administration from Thomas Edison State College. He serves on the boards of Enterprise Ireland Financial Services, the Irish International Business Network, and  on the U.S. board  of the National University of Ireland, Galway.

Michael, who was recognized from 2010-2012 as one of Barron’s Top 1,000 Advisors, lives in New York with his wife, Margaret. His father’s family come from Co. Fermanagh; his mother’s family, the Hegartys, hail from Co. Longford.