Gary M. Talarico

Gary Talarico '83

SAIS Board of Advisors, Member

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Gary Talarico

Gary M. Talarico is Managing Partner at Cora Street Partners, a family office that invests in private equity transactions including real estate. Prior to this, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Gordon Brothers Group, an investment firm focused on distressed situations. 

Mr. Talarico has over 25 years of broad global experiences in investment banking and private equity. Prior to joining Gordon Brothers Group in 2011, he spent five years as a Managing Director of Sun Capital responsible for the NY and Tokyo investment teams. Prior to Sun Capital, he was a managing director of the Deutsche Bank Group and head of Global Corporate Finance in Japan. Mr. Talarico began his career in investment banking in 1983 with Lehman Brothers Kuhn Loeb where he worked for 15 years. He was a founding member of Lehman Brothers' Japan Investment Banking Division and was instrumental in establishing the debt and equity capital markets, derivatives and private placement businesses in Japan, and starting the Japan Financial Institutions Group.

Mr. Talarico received a bachelor's degree from Illinois State University and a master's degree from SAIS.