NEW YORKAugust 4, 2015 – Carl Marks Advisors, a leading consulting and investment banking advisory firm to middle market companies, today announced that is has added five professionals to its growing investment banking and consulting business, with immediate effect. These include:

– Benjiman Godbout – Vice President, Consulting
– David Bernstein – Associate, Consulting
– David Nimmo – Associate, Consulting
– Parker Condie – Analyst, Investment Banking
– Anthony Dombkowski – Analyst, Investment Banking

“We are excited about the dedicated and talented team we have in place and are pleased to welcome these exceptional professionals to the Carl Marks’ family,” said Mark Claster, Partner at Carl Marks Advisors.  “This is an exciting time for Carl Marks Advisors as we continue to strengthen our position in the market place by providing best in class service to all of our clients.”

Benjiman Godbout, who joins the firm’s consulting team in the role as vice president, brings 10 years of financial services experience, including deep expertise in financial restructuring and investment banking. Most recently, Mr. Godbout served as a vice president at Yenni Capital within the private equity investment team, performing analysis on the lower middle-market including deal sourcing, acquisition due diligence, structuring, and strategic planning in the manufacturing and business service industries. Before that, from 2011 to 2015, Mr. Godbout was a senior associate at Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics, advising on bankruptcy and restructuring, business valuation, and operational improvements and focusing on the construction, real estate, manufacturing, and transportation industries. Mr. Godbout holds a B.A. from the University of Western Ontario and an MBA from the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University.

David Bernstein joins Carl Marks Advisors as an associate on the firm’s consulting team. Prior to joining Carl Marks Advisors, from 2012 to 2015, he worked at AMERRA Capital Management, LLC as an analyst where he developed dynamic cash flow models and performed ad hoc financial forecasting and analysis for senior leadership. Mr. Bernstein earned both his B.S. and M.S. at Syracuse University, Martin J. Whitman School of Management and is a certified public account.

David Nimmo also joins Carl Marks Advisors as an associate on the firm’s consulting team. Most recently he worked at Grant Thornton, where he held a client manager role in the financial advisory division and worked on a variety of corporate finance and restructuring engagements. Mr. Nimmo received his bachelor of commerce (finance) and bachelor of business management at University of Queensland.

Parker Condie joins Carl Marks Advisors as an analyst on the firm’s investment banking team. Previously he worked at HSBC Bank USA as a corporate banking analyst. In this role he was responsible for managing the underwriting process for new and existing lending relationships between HSBC and a variety of companies in the middle market space. Mr. Condie earned his B.A. at Boston College.

Anthony Dombkowski joins Carl Marks Advisors as an analyst on the firm’s investment banking team. He previously was an intern at Delancey Street Partners. Mr. Dombkowski earned both his B.S. and M.S.F. at Villanova University.