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Maurice Obeid

Senior PartnerNew York

Advises New York based companies and governments on strategy and transformations, co-leads our social impact work, and shepherds our LGBTQ+ network

Maurice is a senior partner in McKinsey’s New York office. He is focused primarily in the New York area cutting across sectors, with recent work in travel and transportation, consumer, real estate, and government. Maurice leads the firm’s social impact committee, which works with more than 600 nonprofits and other organizations to address the world’s most pressing societal challenges.

Maurice has extensive experience enabling greater collaboration between private, public, and social entities, and brings to his work a deep appreciation for the inherent complexity of aligning disparate interests and objectives for the greater good of society.

Maurice is also a sought-after mentor of new talent at McKinsey, and the leader of the firm’s LGBTQ+ community in the Northeast. In addition to supporting his clients, Maurice serves on several boards in New York City, including The High Line, The Citizens Budget Commission, The LGBT Center, Rethink Food and Perelman Performing Arts Center (PAC NYC). He is a David Rockefeller Fellow at the Partnership for New York City, and a Corporate Leader at the Council on Foreign Relations.

Published work

Generative AI and the future of New York,” McKinsey & Company, March 2024

"Addressing the state of behavioral health in New York City," McKinsey & Company, February 2022

From speech to insights: The value of the human voice,” McKinsey & Company, January 2022

New York: A concrete jungle where dreams are still made,” McKinsey & Company, December 2021

Being transgender at work,” McKinsey & Company, November 2021

Twelve insights for an inclusive economic recovery for New York City,” McKinsey & Company, October 2021