President and Chief Investment Officer of Ridge Global Capital
Paul is President and Chief Investment Officer of Ridge Global Capital and focuses on capital development and advisory for Ridge Global clients. Paul brings more than 29 years of experience in capital markets, investment banking, commercial banking, real estate, and private equity, and currently serves as Managing Director at Sequence Financial Specialists, Inc. (FINRA Broker/Dealer).
Prior to joining Ridge and Sequence, from 2018 to 2023 Paul was a Managing Director of Sutter Securities, a boutique investment bank based in San Francisco focusing on private equity. From 2003 to 2017, he was a Group Director at Signature Securities Group and Signature Bank, a broker dealer and SEC-registered RIA and NY based Bank. During his tenure at Signature from 2006 through 2014 he served as director of investment management, creating and managing the platform AUM to over $300mm. Paul started Signature Bank’s Capital Markets Group and served as director of capital markets, addressing the bank’s corporate client needs in interest rate derivatives, foreign exchange, and cash management. Before Signature, he served in various capital markets and asset management positions at Bank Hapoalim, Brown Brothers Harriman, and Smith Barney.
Paul holds an MBA with a concentration in Finance from New York University – Stern School of Business and a B.S. in Business Administration from Villanova University and holds FINRA Series 7, 24, 63 and 65 securities licenses.