New York Team
Martin S Silver - Managing Partner and COO
Mr. Silver is responsible for the firm's overall management and practice, including oversight of the firm's operations as well as marketing and business development, operations and finance functions.
Prior to co-founding IIG in 1994, Mr. Silver served in several executive management positions with American Express Bank Ltd, including executive director and comptroller, holding responsibility for the bank's global financial management and serving as primary liaison with various regulatory bodies in the US and overseas. Mr. Silver was instrumental in establishing and maintaining the company's LDC trading operation and debt/equity swap programs. His other accomplishments include the financial management of the American Express Bank's $2 billion-plus exposure in LDC debt and equities, the sale of the company's private bank and oversight of a $2 billion investment portfolio. Earlier roles include various senior financial positions with Manufacturers Hanover Corporation and Irving Bank Corporation. He began his career with KPMG Peat Marwick.
Mr. Silver, a certified public accountant, is a graduate of City University of New York, Brooklyn College.