Our Professionals

Hovde Group's experienced professionals provide client companies across all 50 states with the expertise, resources and focus necessary to structure, negotiate and successfully close strategic transactions.

Hovde Group offers deep and specialized experience to bank and financial institution executives, directors, and investors across the United States and abroad. Having successfully advised, operated, and owned banks and other financial services companies over the past 30 years, our principals bring an unparalleled perspective and understanding of these specialized sectors that consistently outperforms our peers. Whether it is mergers and acquisitions, branch divestitures, FDIC transactions, capital raising, fairness opinions, valuations, special advisory committee services, or just peer-to-peer relationship building, our team of professionals can help develop custom tailored solutions that will help you meet the needs of your institution and serve your shareholders.

The firm is led by the following:

Executive Management Key Investment Banking and Capital Markets Professionals

The Hovde Group
Steven D. Hovde

Chairman & CEO
(847) 991-6622
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NBarbarine
Nickolas Barbarine
Senior Managing Partner &
Head of Investment Banking

(301) 983-1897
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The Hovde Group
David Magli
President, COO &
  General Counsel

(847) 348-6483
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Investment Banking Group

Nickolas Barbarine
Senior Managing Partner &
Head of Investment Banking

Jonathan Knauss
Managing Director &
Head of Diversified Financials Group
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James D. Nuber

Managing Director

Jason Blumberg
Managing Director

R. Clark Locke
Managing Director

Daniel L. Pake
Managing Director

Andrew Fitzgerald
Managing Director

James T. Hill

Managing Director

Michael Corso
Managing Director

Joseph T. Morton
Managing Director

Douglas M. Hillhouse
Director

Ward A. Rice
Director

Michael F. Timothy
Director

Thomas M. Wilson
Director

Kirk Hovde
Director

Eric Kolesnikov
Sr. Associate

Sean Lacy
Sr. Associate

Sean Enright
Sr. Associate

Scott Gudmandson
  Associate

Jon Plasek
Associate

Austin Ellert
Analyst

Jack Fagan
Analyst


Equity Research Group

Joseph Fenech
Co-Head of Research

Kevin Fitzsimmons
Co-Head of Research

Brian Zabora
Director

Kevin Swanson
Sr. Associate

Nick Donato
Associate


Capital Markets Group

Michael Hedrei
Head of Capital Markets

Matt Shields
Managing Director

Tim Horton
Director

Murray Shaewitz
Vice President

Brad Kleinman
Vice President

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Gabe Duran
Chief Compliance Officer

Anthony Di John
Chief Financial Officer

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Larissa Boyle
Director of Adminstration

 

 

 

Learn more about our services and how we can help your organization.For more information on Hovde or its representatives, please visit FINRA's BrokerCheck website.