Douglas Monticciolo is the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer and Founder of Brevet. He began his career at Goldman Sachs in 1985 as a fellowship recipient in Fisher Black’s quantitative strategies group and rose to Vice President and Head of the Fixed Income’s Portfolio Strategies Group, specializing in asset and balance sheet advisory services and transactions for financial institutions and funds. In 1988, Mr. Monticciolo was invited to join the Financial Institutions Industry Resource Group, a joint venture between Financial Institutions Mergers & Acquisitions Group (FIG M&A) and principal finance trading (Fixed Income) where he was responsible for restructuring, sourcing and acquiring assets from financial institutions engaged in a merger or acquisition as well as developing several successful, non-traditional investment opportunities and products. In 1995, he became a Senior Vice President in the Financial Institutions Strategy Group at Lehman Brothers, a principal investment joint venture between investment banking and fixed income. Mr. Monticciolo moved to Deutsche Bank in 1996, where he became Director and Co-Head of Asset-Backed Securities in North America and Head of Proprietary Fixed Income Merchant Banking/Principal Finance Group. In 1998, he founded FCS Advisors, Inc., a debt advisory investment banking boutique and predecessor to Brevet.
Mr. Monticciolo received his Master of Engineering Sciences in Applied Mathematics from Columbia University, leaving its PhD program to join Goldman Sachs. He graduated from S.U.N.Y. Stony Brook with a Master of Science in Applied Mathematics and a Bachelor of Science in both Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, where he actively serves as a member of the College of Business Advisory Board. Monticciolo also serves on the Hope for New York Board and for over 18 years has been a valuable Board member of the Young Presidents’ Organization.