IN 1925, A YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR NAMED CARL MARKS STARTED A FOREIGN SECURITIES EXCHANGE BUSINESS IN THE HEART OF NEW YORK CITY. THE COMPANY QUICKLY BECAME THE PRE-EMINENT DEALER OF FOREIGN SECURITIES IN THE UNITED STATES. TODAY, THE COMPANY HAS EVOLVED INTO A PREMIER, MULTI-FACETED MIDDLE-MARKET MERCHANT BANK, DIVERSIFYING INTO THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
Private Equity (1971)
Real Estate (1983)
Distressed Securities (1987)
Corporate Revitalization and Investment Banking (1991)
The company remains family owned and operated.
For four generations, Carl Marks has carried on its enduring history of creating value through clear thinking, thoughtful strategy, creative advice, and adept execution of plans, all built on a solid foundation of hard work, integrity, and values that have endured over time.