Joel Magerman is a successful investor, principal, and investment banker with over 30 years of experience. During the course of his career, he has been involved in closing over 150 deals, representing a total transaction value in excess of $6 billion. For almost 20 years, Joel has been the CEO of Bryant Park Capital, where he has led clients and deal teams through complex financing and M&A processes, across both traditional and highly regulated industries.
From 1995 until 2001 Joel was the President of Associated Venture Management where he oversaw a family office that invested and raised approximately $250 million of transactions for its portfolio companies. Portfolio investments included investments in the specialty finance, software, technology and healthcare services sectors.
From 1991 to 1995 Joel was the Senior Vice President for FCA International, LTD (FCA:TSX), where he headed corporate development, M&A, and US sales, marketing and customer service. In that capacity he founded and was President of Structured Financial Capital, the second largest purchaser of structured settlements issued by the state of NJ. He also was a founder & operating partner with Reliant Partners, a firm that purchased over $1.5 billion of non-performing assets from the Resolution Trust Corporation. Prior to FCA, Joel was one of the founders and board members of Odyssey Golf, the number one putter company in the world that was later sold to Callaway Golf. Earlier in his career, Joel was the Director of Finance and Technology for Citicorp Diners Club.
Joel has his MS from the University of Pennsylvania and his BA from UCLA. He serves on the boards of ValueHealth LLC and Maccabi USA Sports for Israel, and has previously served on the boards of other for profit and not for profit organizations.