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Richard Bartolo

Managing Director


Rich Bartolo has more than 20 years of experience in private equity, investment banking, corporate banking, and consulting. He has focused most of his career on understanding the challenges and opportunities facing financial institutions, particularly depository firms.

Mr. Bartolo previously served as a senior managing director at a global real estate services firm, where he advised banks, private equity funds, and insurance companies on the valuation and sale of performing and non-performing notes and other assets. Before that, he served as a managing director at a private equity firm, where he advised regional and community banks on strategic transactions and balance sheet restructurings, and originated asset purchases and equity investments in banks. Prior to that, he served as a managing director at an investment banking firm, where he delivered investment banking services (including M&A, equity and debt offerings, structured finance transactions, and interest rate management) to money center, regional, and community banks. He also previously served as a director at the investment banking arm of a global bank, where he originated a wide range of corporate finance engagements and syndicated loans for diverse clients ranging from middle market to Fortune 500.


  • Dalhousie University
    MBA, Finance, 1991
  • Queen's University
    B.A., Chemistry and Economics, 1989

Employment History

NGKF Capital Markets
Senior managing director

Ranieri Partners
Managing director

SunTrust Robinson Humphrey
Managing director

Scotia Capital

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

News & Insights

News & Commentary


Professional Affiliations

  • CFA Institute
  • Atlanta Society of Finance and Investment Professionals
    Former President