Jacob Silverman was appointed President of Duff & Phelps in September 2013 and has been a member of the company’s board of directors since 2013. He has played an integral role in the company’s past acquisitions since 2005, helping grow the firm from approximately 100 employees to over 3,500 employees globally. Jake joined Duff & Phelps in March 2004 and became head of Investment Banking in March 2011, after serving as chief financial officer for five years.
Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, he was with Stone Ridge Partners LLC, a mergers and acquisitions advisory firm focused on middle market companies. Jacob joined Stone Ridge Partners from Atomica Corporation, a venture-backed enterprise software company, where he served as vice president of finance and acting CFO. Prior to Atomica, he worked for Oak Hill Advisors, a private investment firm.
Jacob received his M.B.A and B.A. from Harvard University.