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Shane Clifford / 2010 Top 40 Under 40

Age 33 Place of Birth Limerick, Ireland Where you live Hoboken, NJ First Job Working as a barman in the Black Swan Pub in Annacotty, Co. Limerick. What it taught me It taught me the art of conversation and how to relate to people from all types of backgrounds. This proved to be great foundation for a career on Wall Street in Institutional Sales. Status Married Family Wife, Tricia, son, Liam - and a baby on the way in April. Something people would be surprised to know about me: I can cook. Best advice you could give someone starting out Focus on your family and friends and you will be successful in life.

Shane Clifford is orginally from Annacotty, Co. Limerick and moved to the USA in June of 1998. He currently works in the Hedge Fund Industry for Permal Group Inc. Clifford is responsible for Relationship Management and Business Development in the U.S. Institutional Market. In the past he has worked for BlackRock and Merrill Lynch. He is a graduate of the University of Limerick, where he studied business and has an MBA in International Management from Boston University. A resident of Hoboken, NJ with his wife Tricia and son Liam, they are awaiting the arrival of their second child in April.

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