Wall Street 50 – 2019

Eileen Murray/Bridgewater Associates

Eileen Murray is the co-CEO of Bridgewater Associates.  She joined Bridgewater in 2008 and became co-CEO in 2014. Prior to joining Bridgewater, Eileen held senior leadership roles at Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse and was the first female member of Credit Suisse’s executive board.

Eileen is a board member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) as well as the Irish Arts Center. She has also served as a board member for the Business Council for International Understanding, and has received many prestigious recognitions for her industry leadership, as well as for her extensive philanthropic work.  She is the first female in Manhattan College’s history to receive the College’s De La Salle Medal of Honor. She also received the Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Organization Pioneer Award in Finance at the United Nations. In 2018, Eileen gave the keynote address at Irish America magazine’s Wall Street 50 awards dinner.

Eileen holds a bachelor of science degree in accounting and an honorary doctoral degree from Manhattan College. Her mother was raised in County Galway, and her father’s family came over from Cork during the potato famine of 1845.