October 19, 1925
Credit Securities, Dealer Services
As of 7/16/1977. Malcolm (Mac) Skall, San Francisco, is a senior vice president of The Becker Warburg Paribas Group with special assignment responsibilities, and a vice president of A.G. Becker.
He was born in 1925 in Cleveland. He attended the Wharton School of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania, leaving a year before graduating so he could enter the investment world. He started out as a floor trader with Becker in 1952 working for his father on the Midwest Stock Exchange. He moved to San Francisco in 1958 to reopen an office for Becker. Malcolm was active in the firm’s correspondent business and relationships, including those with Japanese dealers, regularly travelling to Japan. Later, Mac was a national sales leader in FNMA and other short term notes being marketed to West Coast institutions. More recently, Mac went to London to set up the London Euro CD business implemented by John Cunningham. Mac joined Merrill Lynch with the sale of Becker in 1984 and retired in 1987.
In 1988, Mr. Skall and his second wife, Nancy, began Middleton Gardens in Healdsburg, which produced organic fruits and vegetables. In August, one Bay Area newspaper praised the farm for its “pristine peaches, yummy shallots, and flawless zucchini blossoms.” The business was quite successful and became much venerated.
SF Gate, November 2, 1999. Malcolm Skall, at age 74, died on October 28, due to complications from malignant melanoma. Malcolm Skall was survived by his second wife, Nancy; two daughters, and three grandsons.