Wall Street 50 – 2016

Erin Fitzsimmons/First Republic Bank

Erin Fitzsimmons is the managing director of the wealth management company First Republic Bank, where she has held tenure for the past eleven years. In her role, she leads the development and expansion of the Eagle Lending Group on the East Coast, overseeing teams in both New York and Boston.

Presently, she specializes in customized lending solutions for the refinancing and consolidation of student debt. She attended the College of Charleston and holds a B.A. in communications.

Born the youngest of six children in Brielle, New Jersey, Erin is a second-generation Irish American with grandparents born in counties Cork, Donegal, and Louth. “Thoughts of the sacrifice [they] went through to start a new life in America keep me grounded,” she says. “I feel their work ethic and determination fuels my life every day.”

Erin celebrates her heritage through a membership with the American Ireland Fund, participating regularly in their Young Leader Group in New York, where she currently lives with her husband, Patrick Tully.