Anne E. Pierson

Chief Financial Officer

Private Equity


Anne Pierson is the chief financial officer in Mesirow Financial’s Private Equity group. She is responsible for overseeing the financial reporting, accounting and operations for all funds under management.

Prior to joining Mesirow Financial in 2006, Anne served as the controller for Chicago Growth Partners, a Chicago-based private equity investment firm. Before that, she was a derivatives manager and senior analyst for Heller Financial.

Anne received Mesirow Financial’s Norman Award in 2009 in recognition of her demonstrated professional knowledge and aptitude. She is a certified public accountant and a member of Illinois CPA Society. She is also a member of the Illinois Venture Capital Association.

Anne earned a BA, cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame.