Executive Search & Consultancy Firm Focused on the Financial Services Industry

Bay Street Advisors is an elite boutique executive search and consultancy firm founded in 2009 with the goal of delivering best-in-class services to premier clientele.

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Bay Street Advisors is a full-service specialist executive search and consultancy firm focused on the financial services industry. Each of our consultants are firmly rooted in their respective industries, bringing deep market intelligence to their client’s intellectual capital needs. Bay Street Advisors acts as a true partner to its clients with depth of coverage and organizational synergies.

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Bay Street Advisors is an independent and privately-held partnership that is composed of seasoned professionals from the financial services, executive search and strategic consulting industries. The firm’s structure fosters a higher degree of collaboration among consultants, sophistication of services, thought leadership and depth of market intelligence.

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We are highly specialized and focused on the business needs that are essential to our clients’ growth strategies. Bay Street Advisors’ collaborative culture avoids the constraints of larger search providers, which suffer from inefficiencies and conflicts inherent in pursuing a large client base. Bay Street Advisors’ market-specific knowledge, combines with its full-service approach, assists clients in increasing their market share and return on equity.

Operating Principles

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Direct Partnership with Clients

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Passion for the Business

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Best-in-Class Research

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Product Specialization

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Transparency

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Professionalism & Confidentiality

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Timely Delivery of Services

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Keeping Our Circle Small

Meet Our Team

Larry Baum, Managing Partner & Head of Capital Markets Practice

Larry Baum is the Managing Partner of Bay Street Advisors and Head of the Capital Markets Practice. Larry founded Bay Street Advisors in 2009 after a nearly twenty-year career in various trading and management positions with global investment banks. Most recently, Larry led Global Foreign Exchange Trading at Bank of America, overseeing a staff of more than 100 professionals across the globe. Leveraging his experience in establishing and leading global institutional platforms, Larry formed Bay Street Advisors to provide investment banks and alternative asset managers with comprehensive advice and additional resources to build their own world-class businesses. Larry began his career at Citibank after graduating from Syracuse University.

Kevin Mahoney, Partner & Head of Investment Banking, Private Equity & Private Credit Practices

Kevin Mahoney is a Partner of Bay Street Advisors and Head of the Investment Banking, Private Equity and Private Credit Practices. Kevin joined Bay Street Advisors soon after inception and specializes in senior-level hires and team builds across both investment banking and private credit. Kevin’s career spans more than twenty years with premiere investment banks and executive search firms. Prior to joining Bay Street, Kevin was a founding member of a leading U.K. based executive search firm’s New York office, where he led coverage of investment banks, boutique advisory firms and specialist investment funds. Kevin began his career in executive search with Russell Reynolds Associates after working in various trading positions with Morgan Stanley and Citigroup. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland.

Ankit Parikh, Managing Director & Head of Asset Management Practice

Ankit Parikh is a Managing Director and Head of the Asset Management Practice at Bay Street Advisors. Ankit has spent a total of eleven years with Bay Street and currently leads the firm’s activities with buy-side clientele. During his tenure with the firm, Ankit has done extensive work with hedge funds, asset managers, and alternatives firms with a focus on macro and fixed income derivatives portfolio management. In tandem, Ankit has maintained Bay Street’s presence in the sell-side Interest Rates Sales and Trading market, working with several top-tier investment banks over the years. Ankit earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Fordham University.