Ryan developed his capital markets expertise over a career in advisory and direct investing roles spanning the large-cap, middle and lower-middle market segments. He has advised and executed on over $25 billion of debt and equity investments for clients, with over $5 billion of those transactions supporting middle market private equity-backed LBO, refinancing, and recapitalization activity.
Prior to founding Hudson Avenue Partners, Ryan established the debt advisory platforms for Cowen and Quarton International. He also led the private equity-focused debt advisory vertical for Monroe Credit Advisors and possesses significant advisory execution expertise from his time with Lincoln International’s Debt Advisory Group. Ryan acquired his deep direct investing experience from prior roles with RBS Citizens and GE Capital’s legacy Leveraged Finance Group, where he began his career.
Ryan received his Master’s of Business Administration from the New York University Stern School of Business and his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Finance from Michigan State University.