NEW YORK – January 31, 2023 – Carl Marks Advisors, a leading investment bank providing financial and operational advisory services to middle market companies, today announced promotions for three executives at the firm. Benjiman Godbout and David Endo have been promoted to Managing Director, and Michael Gordon has been elevated to Director.
“Ben, David, and Michael have each made tremendous contributions to the growth of our business,” said Evan Tomaskovic, Managing Partner of Carl Marks Advisors. “Ben and David have demonstrated exceptional leadership and client service as part of our Special Situations investment banking team, working closely with companies, investors and lending groups that need to find creative solutions to business challenges. It is also gratifying to recognize the achievements of Michael, who has earned a reputation as a high-quality M&A banker, focusing his efforts on closely held / family-owned companies.”
Benjiman Godbout joined Carl Marks Advisors in 2015. After a foray into private equity, he returned to Carl Marks Advisors in 2020 to focus on mergers & acquisitions and corporate restructurings as part of the Special Situations investment banking group.
David Endo joined Carl Marks Advisors in 2011. As part of the Special Situations investment banking group, he advises secured and unsecured creditors throughout the capital structure on in- and out-of-court financial restructurings, distressed mergers & acquisitions, and special situations debt and equity capital raises.
Michael Gordon re-joined Carl Marks Advisors in 2019 after earning an MBA at NYU Stern. He focuses on providing investment banking services to pre-institutional, middle-market companies across a wide range of industry sectors.
“The past few years have been challenging for middle-market businesses, and Ben, David and Michael have delivered valuable guidance and solutions to our clients through these tough times,” said Brian Williams, Managing Partner of Carl Marks Advisors. “We look forward to their continued contributions leading transactions that deliver successful outcomes for our clients.”
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