Joseph R. Schmuckler

Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director

Joseph R. Schmuckler is the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Cary Street Partners. In this capacity he is responsible for the development and execution of the firm’s business strategy. He joined the firm in 2015 at a key time in the firm’s development and history.

Joe brings to Cary Street Partners a career on Wall Street that encompassed numerous roles and responsibilities leading businesses in the global financial services industry. He started his career in New York with Kidder, Peabody & Co. Inc. as an Associate in the firm’s equity business and in eight years was named a Partner leading their overall institutional coverage desk for the firm’s global equity-related derivative products and portfolio trading businesses. He was recruited to join Nomura Holdings (NYSE: NMR) and began a 17-year career with the firm. He began where he left at Kidder by developing the firm’s equity-linked businesses in the Americas and Europe, and eventually was named Co-Head of the overall equity business in the Americas. In 1998, he was named President of the firm’s US institutional business and subsequently the Chief Operating Officer for the firm’s overall businesses in the Americas. In 2007, he left Nomura to head the global markets businesses for one of the world’s largest financial organizations, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (NYSE: MTU). Based in Tokyo and with responsibilities for the securities and capital markets division globally, he led all equity and debt activities in Europe, the US and Asia. Upon returning to the US full-time in 2011 and joining Cary Street Partners, he spent three years with Medley Capital as Managing Partner to help build a leading middle market corporate lending firm.

Mr. Schmuckler graduated from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and later from New York University with a Masters of Business Administration in Finance from the Stern School of Business.