On: March 9, 2016 In: New Hires, Press Releases
  • New York, NY March 9, 2016 – CohnReznick Capital Markets Securities, a leading boutique investment bank, welcomes Gary Durden as a Director. Gary will help lead CohnReznick Cap Markets’ continued growth in Renewable Energy and Sustainability Sectors, leveraging his significant structuring experience and technical expertise to lead transactions for a diverse set of clients.

    Gary was previously a Senior Vice President at GE Energy Financial Services where he led underwriting and structuring efforts for equity investments in utility-scale and commercial and industrial-scale energy projects. In addition to his depth in transaction experience, Gary led training for deal teams on modeling, valuation and partnership accounting.

    “The CohnReznick Cap Markets team is thrilled to welcome Gary. His significant deal experience complements our growth strategy, and his technical strength and reputational excellence will only add to our execution abilities,” said Rob Sternthal, President. “We look forward to the tremendous impact Gary will have.”

    Prior to GE Energy Financial Services, Gary served as a Lieutenant in the US Navy and taught undergraduate classes to Navy midshipmen at Villanova University. A CFA charter holder, Gary earned an MBA from Villanova University, a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Florida, and completed graduate-level coursework in Nuclear Engineering at the Navy’s Nuclear Power School.

    About CohnReznick Capital Markets Securities (CRCMS)
    CRCMS offers a comprehensive financial advisory platform for the renewable energy and sustainability industries, including solutions for corporations that includes corporate financing, project financing and M&A advisory. The company represents financial institutions, infrastructure funds, strategic participants (IPPs and utilities) and the leading wind, solar, biomass and other alternative energy developers nationwide. CRCMS has successfully executed sale placements and asset sales for more than 896 MW of solar and 2,023 MW of wind projects, and more than $5 billion in tax equity investments. To learn more visit, https://www.cohnreznickcapital.com/.

    Contact:

    Emily Bjorklund
    Emily.Bjorklund@cohnreznick.com
    310-843-8249