NMS appoints Maley as president and investment banking head

NMS Capital Advisors, an investment banking firm, has named Robert A. Maley as president and head of investment banking. Maley was the former president and CEO of Gilford Securities and its investment adviser Gilford Financial Corp.


BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. & NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NMS Capital Advisors, LLC (“NMS”) a leading global focused investment banking firm, announced today that it has appointed Robert A. Maley as President and Head of Investment Banking.
Mr. Maley is a 25-year financial services industry leader with the majority of his career with Gilford Securities and Gilford Financial Corp., its affiliated registered investment advisor. Mr. Maley served as President and Chief Executive Officer from 2005 to 2015 until the firm was sold, and as Head of Capital Markets from 1994-2005.

During Mr. Maley’s tenure at Gilford, as head of investment banking, he was responsible for the origination, execution and closing of over 100 lead transactions (private placements, IPOs, secondary’s) raising more than $2.8 Billion for corporate clients.

In addition, participated in 500+ transactions as co-manager, underwriting or selling group member. Prior to Gilford, Mr. Maley served in various finance positions at Amphenol Corp., Unitel Corp., and CapCities ABC Corp.

Trevor M. Saliba, Chairman of NMS, said: “As we look to continue to expand the firm’s national footprint, it was crucial that we first focus on attracting strong leadership. Robert is a perfect example of a proven leader with an exemplary track record who knows how to build and manage a firm by performance and also attracting the best-in-class team members, which ultimately translates to benefiting our clients.”

Mitch Avnet, NMS CEO, further added: “I have known Robert for several years and am truly pleased that we are able to attract and leverage his vast industry knowledge and overall experience to NMS as our new President. As the company embarks on its next wave of strategic hiring decisions, I am extremely confident that we are creating a sustainable and scalable model that will create long-term value for our clients and our company overall. With that said, Robert’s leadership and direction will be an integral component in helping NMS achieve these goals. I couldn’t be happier to have him on-board.”

Robert A. Maley, President of NMS, said: “I am pleased to be joining NMS Capital Advisors as President, and look forward to working with Trevor and Mitch and the entire NMS team. It is an exciting time and opportunity at NMS to continue to grow the platform and provide our clients with senior-level investment banking and financial services solutions.”

Mr. Maley will be based in New York, but will oversee investment banking firm-wide and work with other NMS leadership in developing and expanding other complementary business lines for the firm.

About NMS Capital Advisors, LLC
Founded in 2006, NMS Capital Advisors, LLC is a leading full-service, global-focused investment banking, securities and wealth management firm headquartered in Beverly Hills, California. We provide a full array of investment banking and advisory services including debt and equity capital raising for public and private companies, mergers and acquisitions, cross-border advisory, private equity and hedge fund advisory, valuations and fairness opinions, EB-5 capital advisory, securities brokerage and other strategic advisory services. Together with our affiliated registered investment advisory firm, NMS Capital Asset Management, Inc. we offer wealth management, alternative investments, insurance and asset management services. NMS Capital Advisors is registered broker-dealer with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

For more information, please visit www.nmsadvisors.com.