Wall Street 50 – 2016

Peter A. Merrigan/Taurus Investment Holdings

As the chief executive officer of Taurus Investment Holdings, Peter Andrew Merrigan defines and oversees the company’s real estate, investment, and entrepreneurial strategies. He has negotiated over $3 billion worth of real estate transactions for his company, an achievement which spans over 20 years and nine countries.

Peter is a second-generation Irish American and has paternal roots in Ballydangan, Co. Roscommon. Since 1851, he says, all males on this side of the family have shared the name of Peter Andrew Merrigan, and he has continued this tradition with his own son. His mother’s line, bearing the name Melody, traces back to Tiernascragh, Co. Galway.

Peter was born in Boston and holds both a B.A. from the College of the Holy Cross and an M.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He continues to live in Massachusetts and has three children: Peter Andrew (or Drew), Caroline (Carly), and Alexandra (Allie).