NEW YORK – September 21, 2017Carl Marks Advisors, a leading restructuring advisory and investment banking firm to middle market companies, today announced that Patrick Flynn has joined the firm as Managing Director, responsible for business development and providing financial advisory services.

“I am delighted to have Patrick join our team.  His expertise in workouts and distressed situations as a direct lender and principal investor through multiple economic cycles will be an asset to our firm,” said Duff Meyercord, Managing Partner at Carl Marks Advisors. “We enthusiastically welcome him, and look forward to his contributions as we continue to grow our business.”

Mr. Flynn brings over 20 years of experience in workouts and distressed situations as a direct lender and principal investor for regulated banks and private capital firms including GE Capital, CIT Group, and Lone Star Funds credit affiliate, LStar Capital. He has served extensively on creditor committees; as a director, observer, or shareholder of over twenty companies; and is adept at creating solutions that maximize value in complex capital structures – a hallmark of Carl Marks Advisors expertise and track record.