(Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co's
Elliott, who has worked on several prominent deals during his 35-year career, will leave the firm to spend more time on his ranch in Texas, Jeff Urwin, JPMorgan's co-head of global banking wrote in the memo obtained from JPMorgan by Reuters.
Elliot joined JPMorgan in 1997 as a senior member of the mergers and acquisitions department.
"Jimmy has been instrumental in building our M&A franchise into the world class entity it is today," Urwin wrote.
Elliot had a lead role in Exxon's $86 billion merger with Mobil
(Reporting by Anjalirao Koppala and Aman Shah in Bangalore; Editing by Lisa Shumaker)