Mesirow Promotes Key Investment Banking Professional

CHICAGO, February 9, 2017Mesirow Financial announced today that Eric Markin has been promoted to vice president of the firm’s Investment Banking group effective January 1, 2017.

Eric joined Mesirow Financial Investment Banking as an associate in March 2014. He is responsible for supporting senior bankers and clients in all aspects of the transaction process, and has experience in providing valuation analyses and advisory services in a wide range of industries including aerospace and defense, business services, consumer and retail, cyber security, food and agriculture, industrials and paper, plastics and packaging, among others.

Eric first came to Mesirow Financial in 2006 as an associate in its Consulting division, where he was promoted to vice president prior to joining Mesirow Financial’s Investment Banking Group. Eric earned a B.B.A from the University of Wisconsin, and an M.B.A from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Eric holds FINRA Series 63 and 79 licenses. Additionally, Eric is a certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor (CIRA) and a Candidate for Certification in Distressed Business Valuation (CDBV).

“Eric is a highly valuable member of our team and we look forward to his continued success in this new role,” said Jeffrey Golman, vice chairman and head of Mesirow Financial’s Investment Banking group. “His dedication and expertise has contributed to the growth and strength of our group as we continue our focus on providing extraordinary service to our clients.”

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