Siebert Williams Shank & Co. (SWS), a Lower Manhattan-based, woman- and minority-owned, non-bank financial firm, has hired Marvin Markus, a financial industry veteran who has joined the firm’s infrastructure division. Markus, a 40-year veteran of infrastructure investment and banking, will serve as a senior advisor and managing mirector.
Markus was the lead banker in the rebuilding of Lower Manhattan following the 9-11 terrorist attacks under the “Liberty Bond” program, including Towers One, 3, 4 and 7 of the World Trade Center, and the Manhattan headquarters for Goldman Sachs and IAC. He has been a trusted advisor to public sector clients, including: the Empire State Development Corporation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, United Nations Development Corporation and Veterans Administration, along with the U.S. Departments of Agriculture, Education, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development.
“With the addition of Marvin Markus, our firm is adding a senior banker with a long track record of success for some exceptionally well-respected clients and major, large-scale transactions,” said Suzanne Shank, president & CEO.