Third prominent banker found dead in six days

Third prominent banker found dead in six days | 2014-01-31 | HousingWire.

Inquiring minds want to know — has prominence as a banker become a job hazard in this crazy economy?

William Broeksmit, 58,recently retired executive at Deutsche Bank AG (DBK).  A Jan 26 police report says a 58 year old man was found hanging at a residence on the street where Broeksmit is known to have lived, and the death isn’t regarded as suspicious.

Gabriel Magee, JP Morgan’t technology VP, 39, fell from the 33 story skyscraper in Canary Wharf, and landed on the 9th story roof. His girlfriend had reported him as missing the prior evening. His time of death is estimated at 8am on Jan 28.

Economist Mike Dueker, 50, chief economist of Russell Investments apparently committed suicide by jumping off of a 50 ft embankment at a Highway 16 ramp to the Tacoma Narrows bridge in Washington. He was found on the morning of Jan 30.

Three big bankers in rapid succession……… seems to have the folks at the Housing Wire spooked.