Steinour Joins CrossHarbour

Stephen Steinour has joined CrossHarbor Capital Partners, an alternative investment firm focused on real estate, distressed securities and private equity. He previously was president and CEO of Citizens Financial Group.



CrossHarbor Capital Partners, LLC is pleased to announce that Stephen D. Steinour, former President and CEO of Citizens Financial Group is joining the firm. Steinour has broad experience in the financial markets including the capital markets, commercial banking, private equity, commercial real estate and distressed securities. Additionally, Steinour has significant mergers & acquisitions experience having overseen over 26 bank acquisitions while at Citizens. Steinour's vast experience will assist CrossHarbor in growing its already successful platform.


“I am particularly excited about Steve joining our firm,” said Sam Byrne, Managing Partner and Co-Founder of CrossHarbor. “Steve and I, as well as a number of my colleagues at CrossHarbor, all worked together previously over the past 20 years. Our long standing personal and professional relationships add to the unique chemistry we will have as a firm.”


“We are extremely fortunate to have Steve join us at CrossHarbor. His leadership skills and broad experiences in overseeing a $160 billion financial institution will add tremendous depth and breadth to the firm,” added Managing Partner and Co-Founder William Kremer.


As President and CEO of Citizens Financial Group, Steinour oversaw all business lines and operations of the commercial bank holding company, which is one of the 10 largest commercial banks in the United States based on total deposits and assets. His previous professional experience includes Fleet Financial Group where he was Division Executive of its subsidiary Recoll Management