Jeff Manning Education
B.A., Yale University
MBA, Columbia University
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Jeff Manning

Managing Director

Jeff is a Managing Director in CohnReznick Capital’s Baltimore Office. He has over 40 years of capital markets and investment banking experience across several industries, providing M&A, corporate finance, and strategic advisory services. He has closed over 150 transactions during his career, with a particular skill closing “tougher story” deals.

Prior to joining CohnReznick Capital, Jeff was a Managing Director at BDO Capital Advisors. He served previously as the Chief Executive Officer of FTI’s wholly-owned investment banking subsidiary. He has also practiced at other Wall Street firms, including Legg Mason Wood Walker and Rodman & Renshaw. Jeff began his career in 1981 with Manufacturers Hanover Trust in the Corporate Banking Group and then did corporate finance work for Dun & Bradstreet from 1987 to 1992.

Jeff is a published poet and frequent writer and speaker at industry and university events – including Columbia Business School, Johns Hopkins, Darden School at UVA, and Wharton. Notably, he authored a chapter for the Thomson Reuters book Inside the Minds: Avoiding Financial Trouble and Thoughts on the Future. Recognized as one of the Top 100 Restructuring and Turnaround Professionals by the Turnaround Atlas Awards global program, Jeff has also been on the Lead League Tables dozens of times over the years.

Jeff received his M.B.A from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts from Yale University.