George Lucas Jr.
George Lucas Jr., After earning an engineering degree , and military service, he began his investment career in 1960, joining his father George B. Lucas at Cooke & Lucas, which was founded in 1934. In 1967, after Cooke & Lucas sold its seat on the New York Stock Exchange, father and son joined the firm of Spencer Trask & Co. where George Lucas Jr. managed the New York City office specializing in institutional research and investment management. As Spencer Trask merged in steps into Shearson and finally became Smith Barney, Mr. Lucas was a Senior Vice President and a Senior Portfolio Manager. In the 1960s and 1970s, he specialized in natural resource, oil and gas research and royalty trusts.
In 1982, Mr. Lucas was selected as one of the nation's top 20 "outstanding brokers" by Registered Rep magazine. He has served as trustee on numerous charitable organizations. Throughout his 48-year career, Mr. Lucas has participated in the structure and investment of a number of private companies and partnerships. His co-founding of Lucas Capital in '96 and Lucas Energy in '03 he considers his best.