9Jan 2014

Marcum Cronus Partners, an investment banking firm providing financial advisory and investment banking services to middle-market companies, is pleased to announce the expansion of its presence in the environmental sector with the hiring of John J. Quirk, as a Managing Director specializing in water, waste and alternative energy.

Based in the firm’s New York City office, Mr. Quirk was previously a member of the Marcum Cronus Board of Advisors and a Director of Corporate Development for Donjon Marine Co., Inc., a family-owned marine service company involved in marine transportation, dredging, salvage, wreck removal, heavy lift services and shipbuilding and repair. He is a seasoned financial executive having worked almost twenty years in various financial positions at two major international corporations, City Investing Company and W.R. Grace & Co. At City Investing, he held the position of Senior Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Fiscal Officer.

Mr. Quirk also has over twenty years’ experience in the environmental industry, including both investment banking and private equity. Prior to joining one of his former investment banking clients, Donjon Marine, in 2009, he spent eight years as a Managing Director of Morgan Joseph, an investment bank targeting middle market companies. At Morgan Joseph, Mr. Quirk headed the firm’s environmental practice which focused principally on companies in solid waste, hazardous waste, waste transportation, recycling, alternative energy, air and water. He was also a co-founder of an investment bank that specialized in the environmental sector, a co-general partner of the Environmental Opportunities Fund, and a Principal of Churchill Capital’s $125 million Environmental Equity Fund. Mr. Quirk has an M.B.A. from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business and a B.A. from Georgetown University.

“Transitioning John from his advisory role to a full-time senior position with the firm will enable us to better capitalize on his experience and relationships and further expand our environmental sector coverage,” commented Alan Canzano, Managing Director of Marcum Cronus.

Please contact Mr. Quirk to discuss your business needs at john.quirk@marcumcronus.com or 212-485-5752.

About Marcum Cronus Partners

Advising on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, sales, and private placement financings, Marcum Cronus Partners is an investment banking firm that provides financial advisory and other investment banking services. The clients of the firm are publicly traded or privately owned companies that engage in middle-market transactions domestically or internationally. Winner of the Association for Corporate Growth’s Boutique Investment Bank of the Year Award, Marcum Cronus is an affiliate of Marcum LLP, one of the largest independent public accounting and advisory services firms in the U.S. (with 23 offices and more than 1,100 professionals)..

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