Edward S. Hyman is Chairman of Evercore ISI and Vice Chairman of Evercore Partners, Inc. He heads the Economic Research Team and for each of the past 35 years, Mr. Hyman has been rated the # 1 economist on Wall Street by the Institutional Investor poll of investors.
Prior to joining Evercore ISI, Mr. Hyman was the Chairman and Founder of ISI Group, LLC. (broker dealer) and ISI Inc. (funds management). ISI Group had 240 employees around the world with headquarters in New York and offices located in Boston, Fairhope, Houston, London, Los Angeles, St. Louis, San Francisco, Shanghai, and Washington DC. ISI’s broker dealer clients are institutional investors in the U.S. and abroad.
Prior to forming both of these companies in 1991, Mr. Hyman was Vice Chairman and a member of the Board of C.J. Lawrence Inc., which he joined in 1972. He was an economic consultant at Data Resources, Inc. from 1969 to 1971. He has previously served as a board member of The Economic Club of New York, the International Tennis Hall of Fame, Capital Trust (NYSE: CT), Said Holdings Limited, 10 Gracie Square, Saint David’s School, Collegiate School’s Finance Committee, and The Economic Club of New York.
Mr. Hyman is a board member of China Institute and is a member of the Advisory Committee for The New York Public Library’s Financial Services Leadership Forum. He also serves on the Finance Committee of Bowdoin College and is a member of the Economic Club of New York.
He earned a BS in Engineering from the University of Texas in 1967 and received his MBA from MIT in 1969.