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Brian P. Shaughnessy

Managing Director


Brian Shaughnessy serves in BRG Capital Advisors, LLC. 

Before joining BRG, Mr. Shaughnessy served as a managing director at Garrison Investment Group and in other positions at Lehman Brothers, CIT Small Business Lending, and various New Jersey banks. He has over 25 years of experience and most recently spent 7 years investing over $1 billion in commercial loans from national, regional, and community bank and finance companies. His responsibilities have included asset and portfolio management of defaulted and distressed principal positions. He has experience in underwriting, servicing, collecting, workout and restructuring, liquidating, diligence, and portfolio sales. He was management- and credit-trained at First Fidelity Bank and spent the initial part of his career in loan workout and originating real estate loans prior to heading up the Loan Workout and Restructuring Group at CIT-SBLC.

Through his tenure, he purchased and managed over 60 portfolios/2,000 loans/$2 billion commercial loans, sold positions, and resolved over $400 million of equipment lease positions, $100 million of franchise finance paper, $200 million of other assets. He has worked with banks, finance companies, servicers, investment banks, and bank investors and advisory groups on all product types, including real estate (commercial mortgages) and non-real estate assets (C&I, equipment finance, structured finance, asset-based lending, and SBA financing).


Monmouth College

Rutgers College

Employment History

Garrison Investment Group
Managing director
2008 - 2015

Lehman Brothers
Senior vice president
2000 - 2008

The CIT Group
Vice president and director
1996 - 2000

PNC Bank
Assistant vice president
1994 - 1996

First Fidelity Bank
Real estate loan workout officer
1988 - 1993

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