The Alberleen Group announces new hire

New York-based investment bank The Alberleen Group has hired Suzanne Lawrence as managing director, head of distribution and client services. Previously, Lawrence worked at Energy Infrastructure Partners, a private equity firm that she co-founded.


NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Alberleen Group, an investment banking and merchant banking firm, announced the appointment of Suzanne Lawrence as Managing Director, Head of Distribution and Client Services. Ms. Lawrence will also join the firm’s operating committee, reporting to Jolyne Caruso, The Alberleen Group’s Chief Executive Officer.
Ms. Lawrence joins The Alberleen Group from Energy Infrastructure Partners, LLC a private equity firm that she co-founded. Ms. Lawrence has held senior roles for over 25 years in marketing, client service and product development across both traditional and alternative products including at Highland Capital Management, US Trust and Bear Stearns Asset Management. Her client relationships span both institutional and family office investors.
“This is an opportune time to expand our distribution capability at The Alberleen Group, which now has 32 investment bankers across seven teams on the platform,” said Jolyne Caruso. “Suzanne has the experience and track record to further develop Alberleen’s marketing and client strategy to allow us to more effectively work with family offices and institutions who are seeking to invest in direct deals.”
Ms. Lawrence will also work with Adam Goodfriend, Chief Investment Officer, to market the firm’s first Co-Investment vehicle, The Alberleen Opportunity Fund. “I am thrilled to join this unique investment banking platform and look forward to building a high quality marketing and distribution effort as the firm expands its direct investment opportunities,” said Ms. Lawrence.
About The Alberleen Group
The Alberleen Group, headquartered in New York, is an investment bank and merchant banking firm offering seasoned investment bankers start-up capital and operational support to start and grow their own businesses. Through its merchant banking capabilities, Alberleen co-invests in its bankers’ transactions and works with families and institutions who seek direct investments.
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