Liz Nesvold

Managing Partner, Silver Lane Advisors
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Liz is the founder and Managing Partner of Silver Lane Advisors, an investment banking boutique that is consistently ranked among the most active M&A advisors to the financial services industry. Over the past 25+ years, Liz has advised on approximately 170 investment banking engagementsinvolving institutional managers (both traditional and alternative), trust companies, multi-family offices, investment counselors, financial planners and investment consultants. Past clients include First Republic Bank, Constellation Wealth, Citizens Financial, Prudential, Evercore, and Old Mutual, among others.

Prior to founding Silver Lane, Liz spent 15 years at another investment bank, where she co-founded and led the first wealth management M&A advisory group in the industry. She was one of two female partners at the time of her departure, and also served on the operating committee.

A frequent speaker at numerous industry conferences and seminars, has been described as “the most experienced female investment banker specializing in the investment management and securities industry” by Mergers & Acquisitions magazine. She has also authored several articles, including “Who’ll Be Left Standing” and “How to Make Money in Wealth Management,” Trust & Estates, and “How to Sell the Family Business (Without Losing Your Sanity)” for Private Wealth Management. She co-authored The Art of M&A Valuation, published by McGraw-Hill.

Liz earned a B.A. in Political Science with a minor in Economics from Binghamton University, and an MBA in Finance with high honors from the Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University. Liz is also a member of Young Presidents’ Organization, the Edward L. Rose Conservancy, and 100 Women in Finance. Liz lives in New York City with her husband and their daughter.