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Citizens MD Cap Mkts Corp Finance in New York, New York


Citizens M&A Advisory, a division of Citizens Bank, is seeking a Managing Director with specific sector expertise and transaction experience in Consumer Products - Retail.

Citizens Bank has acquired three M&A firms over the past 4 years and has built one of the nation’s fastest growing franchises in M&A. As part of our strategic plan, we are building out our M&A practice in sectors where the bank has strength with the goal of building nationally leading M&A verticals.

The Managing Director is responsible for leading all phases of M&A transaction execution, as well as collaborating with industry-aligned Corporate Finance and Financial Sponsor Coverage “partners” to support existing clients and drive new business origination and prospecting efforts.

The Managing Director plays an integral role in Citizens’ efforts to build a leading advisory position within Consumer Products - Retail. Other responsibilities include strategic planning, hiring, developing, and retaining junior bankers while fostering a culture of teamwork and excellence. This individual will also help to build the visibility and thought leadership of the vertical practice both internally and externally.

Roles and responsibilities include:

  • Handling all aspects of client interaction, including directing and coordinating execution of transactions and has primary responsibility for developing, maintaining, and generating strategic advisory revenue.

  • Working with relationship bankers, corporate finance industry sector bankers, PE coverage bankers and product specialists on transactions and business development.

  • Working with clients/prospects on idea generation and transaction development complementary with corporate growth strategies.

  • Prospecting and marketing to build an “inventory” of relationships with owner/operators and PE-backed companies.

  • Actively participating in the development of junior bankers (hiring/onboarding, training, and mentoring).

  • Actively building a culture of Humble, Hungry, Smart, Team as a leader within the firm.



  • 10+ years’ experience leading middle-market M&A transactions

  • 10+ years’ experience leading PE-backed transactions with an active knowledge of the relevant sponsor universe

  • Deep knowledge and C-suite relationships within the Consumer Products - Retail sector

  • Ability to lead and manage internal teams and external clients


  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • Master’s degree/MBA preferred

    M - F 8am to 5pm

Why Work for Us

At Citizens, you'll find a customer-centric culture built around helping our customers and giving back to our local communities. When you join our team, you are part of a supportive and collaborative workforce, with access to training and tools to accelerate your potential and maximize your career growth.

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