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.
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.
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.
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Keeping Our Circle Small
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 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.
Patricia Muller is a Partner of Bay Street Advisors and Head of the Asset Management Practice. Patricia joined Bay Street in 2020 and is responsible for senior-level talent acquisition and consulting across the full spectrum of the Asset Management space, with a particular focus on alternative and traditional investment professionals. Patricia has deep expertise in executing team lift-outs, build-outs and M&A transactions in this arena. In total, Patricia has over two decades of experience in the asset management and financial services industries, beginning her career at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in research. After serving as a journalist and reporter for Institutional Investor, Patricia co-founded Westwood Distributors LLC and became a Partner in the Asset Management Practice of Westwood Partners. She earned both a Master of Business Administration in International Business and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Hofstra University.
Ankit Parikh is a Partner of Bay Street Advisors. Ankit has spent a total of eleven years with Bay Street and focuses on 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.