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Michael Barry

Senior Managing Director Head of Northeast/Mid-Atlantic Regions

cell: 917.319.1122

Michael F. Barry joined Hovde in 2023 as Senior Managing Director & Head of Northeast/Mid-Atlantic Regions -Investment Banking. He has over 35 years of experience advising depository institutions on mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations, and public and private debt and capital raising transactions, having advised on over 100 announced depository M&A transactions with an aggregate transaction value of over $170 billion and over 80 public and private debt and equity transactions raising over $55 billion in the aggregate. Prior to joining Hovde, Mr. Barry was a Managing Director and Head of the Northeast Region at Performance Trust. Prior to Performance Trust Mr. Barry held positions in the Financial Institutions Groups at Piper Jaffray, Sterne Agee, Stifel Nicolaus Weisel and Merrill Lynch, where he spent more than 13 years and was most recently Head of U.S. Depository Group. Mr. Barry graduated from Princeton University with an AB Politics Summa Cum Laude and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a MBA With Distinction. Mr. Barry is licensed with FINRA as a registered representative and holds the following licenses: Series 7, 24, 63 and 79.