John Lee manages Griffin’s Commercial, Industrial and Services Group. He has extensive experience in providing merger and acquisition advisory services, private placements of debt and equity capital, and management buyout advisory services for middle market companies in a wide range of industries. His experience includes sourcing, initiating or managing over 50 investment banking transactions for middle market business and government services, consumer and industrial manufacturing, distribution, and technology companies.

Prior to joining Griffin, John was a Principal with Horizon Partners Ltd., a private equity investment company that acquires middle market companies in leveraged buyout transactions. Previously he served as a Director with the investment banking arm of Berwind Financial Group, L.P. He has been a featured speaker or co-chair at numerous conferences on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance.

John received an MBA from The College of William and Mary and a B.A. in Economics and English from Lehigh University. He is the past President of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), Philadelphia Chapter. He holds Series 79, 7 and 63 licenses from FINRA.

  • Merger & Acquisition
  • Debt & Equity Capital
  • Management Buyout