Earlier this year, when Thomas B. Hogan was still part-ner-in-charge of the New York Office, he set what he thought must be some kind of record: he was in San Francisco at least once a week for 12 straight weeks,
Now in his new Executive Office post to handle practice development and special assignments, he can be expected to travel even more. Rut he will always return to New York because he is one of that breed of native New Yorkers—specifically from Brooklyn—who love the city. "Maybe there's someplace else to live," he says, "but I haven't found it yet," It's only nit-picking to point out that he doesn't really live in New York anymore but in a suburb—Sea Girt, New Jersey—be-cause he lives on Brooklyn Boulevard there.
Mr. Hogan went as far away as the University of Notre Dame for college; but when he joined H&S in 1939, it was in the New York Office, Several years later, after his marriage, the Hogans' growing family forced a move to the suburbs. "We bought a house and for the
first time in my life I actually saw a furnace," Mr. Hogan recalled, rather in the manner of a city boy seeing his first tree without a cage around it.
Thomas Bernard Hogan at 50 is a big, energetic man who so dislikes being late for anything that he arrives in airline terminals three-quarters of an hour ahead of time.
When he moved into his new office June; 5, one floor up at Two Broadway, Mr. Hogan took on a new job with responsibilities whose major certainty was that they would be far-reaching. Whatever specific qualities his task eventually assumes, he has in his background administrative and technical experience that will be useful within the broad outlines of practice develop-ment and special assignments.
With more than 25 years of professional experience in the heart of the financial world, he has shown an ability to make and keep friends all across the country. Specifically in his service to clients, he has had experi-