NEW YORK, September 21, 2017Carl Marks Advisors, a leading restructuring advisory and investment banking firm to middle market companies, today announced that Patrick Flynn has joined the firm as Managing Director, responsible for business development and providing financial advisory services.

“I am delighted to have Patrick join our team.  His expertise in workouts and distressed situations as a direct lender and principal investor through multiple economic cycles will be an asset to our firm,” said Duff Meyercord, Managing Partner at Carl Marks Advisors. “We enthusiastically welcome him, and look forward to his contributions as we continue to grow our business.”

Mr. Flynn brings over 20 years of experience in workouts and distressed situations as a direct lender and principal investor for regulated banks and private capital firms including GE Capital, CIT Group, and Lone Star Funds credit affiliate, LStar Capital. He has served extensively on creditor committees; as a director, observer, or shareholder of over twenty companies; and is adept at creating solutions that maximize value in complex capital structures – a hallmark of Carl Marks Advisors expertise and track record.

About Carl Marks Advisors

Carl Marks Advisory Group LLC (Carl Marks Advisors), a New York-based corporate restructuring and investment banking firm serving middle-market companies, provides an array of investment banking and operational services, including mergers and acquisitions advice, sourcing of capital, financial restructuring plans, strategic business assessments, improvement plans and interim management.

The award-winning firm received the 2017 Turnaround Atlas Award for Corporate Turnaround of the Year, Special Situation M&A Deal of the Year and Energy Restructuring of the Year; 2017 M&A Advisor Turnaround Award for SEC. 363 Sale of the Year; 2016 Turnaround Atlas Awards’ Middle Market Restructuring Investment Banker of the Year, Middle Market Out-of-Court Restructuring of the Year and Middle Market Cross Border M&A Deal of the Year; Global M&A Network 2017, 2016 & 2014 annual listing of the Top 100 Restructuring and Turnaround Professionals; 2015 ACG New York Champion’s Award for Deal of the Year in Manufacturing; and was included in Turnarounds & Workouts 2015 Outstanding Turnaround Firms and 2014 Outstanding Investment Banking Firms.

Securities are offered through Carl Marks Securities LLC, member FINRA and SIPC. Additional information about Carl Marks Advisory Group LLC and Carl Marks Securities LLC is available at

Carl Marks Advisors is the corporate restructuring and investment banking arm of Carl Marks & Co., one of Wall Street’s most experienced merchant banking firms, which is widely regarded for its family-based culture, trustworthiness and high ethical standards. Founded in 1925, Carl Marks & Co. has evolved into a diversified platform of investment and advisory businesses.

About Carl Marks & Co.
Carl Marks & Co. is one of the investment community’s most experienced merchant banks. The family-owned and -operated firm serves as a platform for a range of investment and advisory business. Its areas of operations include advisory services, distressed investments, private equity, real estate and new businesses. Carl Marks Advisors has been its advisory group since 1991.