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Jill Zucker

Senior PartnerNew York

Brings a unique perspective to help clients anticipate the changing needs of consumers in financial services and adjacent markets

Jill Zucker is a Senior Partner and co-leader of McKinsey’s Global Growth Transformation Service Line, part of the firm’s Growth Marketing & Sales Practice. She also serves a broad range of clients in financial services as Leader in the Banking Practice. Previously, Jill was Managing Partner of McKinsey’s New York Office, and led its North America Wealth Management Practice.

As the co-lead of McKinsey’s Global Growth Transformation Service Line, Jill works with cross-sector leaders to advise on strategic direction and to develop their growth playbook and capabilities, while leveraging the full potential of today’s omni-channel opportunities. Within McKinsey’s Financial Services Practice, Jill has counseled many management teams on issues relating to distribution, pricing, compensation, product manufacturing, digital strategy as well as organizational issues. She also works on topics related to corporate center transformations.

Jill is a board member of PriceMetrix (fully owned by McKinsey & Company), an acquisition she led on behalf of the firm. Jill is on McKinsey’s Partner Election Committee, and established the Dual Career Network on behalf of McKinsey & Company. Her passion lies in improving the recruiting and retention of women at the firm. Jill also serves as a trustee for McKinsey’s Retirement Trust, and a trustee for The Battery Conservancy in lower Manhattan.

Prior to joining McKinsey, Jill worked in investment banking for Morgan Stanley and at American Express in Corporate FP&A. Jill has an MBA from Columbia Business School, and a BA from Barnard College. She lives in New York City with her husband and three daughters.

Published work

US wealth management: Amid market turbulence, an industry converges,” McKinsey & Company, January 2024

Courageous growth: Six strategies for continuous growth outperformance,” McKinsey & Company, October 2023

Growth rules: Which matter most?,” McKinsey & Company, March 2023

From tailwinds to crosscurrents: Resilient growth in wealth management,” McKinsey & Company, January 2023

Choosing to grow: The leader’s blueprint,” McKinsey & Company, July 2022

Closing the gender and race gaps in North American financial services,” McKinsey & Company, October 2021

On the cusp of change: North American wealth management in 2030,” McKinsey & Company, January 2020

How dual-career couples find fulfillment at work,” McKinsey & Company, September 2019

McKinsey’s Innovative Dual Career Program Focuses On Families Where Both Parents Work,” Forbes, January 2019

Wealth management in an era of robots, regulation, and new money,” McKinsey & Company, March 2018

A wealth of data on wealth management,7rdquo; McKinsey & Company, September 2016

Past Experience

Morgan Stanley
Investment banker

American Express
Corporate financial planning and analysis


Columbia University

Barnard College
BA, economics