Prior to joining Janney in 2019, Mr. Veneri was a Managing Principal, Co-Head of Investment Banking and Partner at FIG Partners LLC, a premier investment banking and research firm specializing in community banks.
At FIG Partners, Mr. Veneri was a co-leader of the investment banking team and served as a strategic advisor to financial institutions and focused on M&A transactions, bank and thrift valuations and capital offerings. Mr. Veneri has more than 21 years of experience working with community banks and has served as an advisor on more than 75 bank transactions totaling more than $3 billion.
Prior to FIG Partners, Mr. Veneri was Vice President at Hovde Group. Before that, he worked at Ambassador Financial Group, (formerly Danielson Associates, Inc.), a regional investment banking firm.
Mr. Veneri earned a B.B.A. degree in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.