Distinguished Engineering Graduates 2017

Edward S. Hyman

Ed Hyman

B.S. ME 1967
Chairman, Evercore ISI Group Inc.

Ed Hyman is chairman of Evercore ISI Group Inc., a global independent investment banking advisory firm. He also leads Evercore ISI’s economic research team. 

Ed earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from The University of Texas at Austin in 1967 and his MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1969.

Prior to joining Evercore ISI, he was the chairman and founder of ISI Group LLS, a broker dealer, and ISI Inc., a funds management company, both of which he formed in 1991. Before that, he was vice chairman and member of the board of the investment management firm C.J. Lawrence Inc., which he joined in 1972. He was an economic consultant at Data Resources Inc. from 1969 to 1971.

For over 35 years, Ed has been ranked No. 1 in the prestigious poll of investors for economics published by Institutional Investor magazine.

He is a board member of the nonprofit educational and cultural institution China Institute and 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 has previously served as a board member of the International Tennis Hall of Fame, Capital Trust, Said Holdings Limited, 10 Gracie Square, Saint David's School and on the finance committee for the Collegiate School.

Ed and his wife, Caroline, live in New York City and have three grown children.