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Jim Birle

  • Senior Advisor
  • Investment Banking
  • Strategic Advisory
  • New York

Jim Birle is a senior managing director in the firm’s strategic advisory practice. He previously served as head of Evercore’s Equity Capital Markets group for over a decade.

Prior to Evercore, Mr. Birle was head of global equity capital markets at Merrill Lynch. He spent the majority of his 20-year career at Merrill Lynch in equity capital markets and was a member of the firm’s equity and investment banking operating committees. Mr. Birle began his career at Merrill Lynch in the high-yield and restructuring investment banking group. He also worked at the Philadelphia National Bank.

Mr. Birle earned a B.A. in history from Lafayette College and an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.