Michael D. Perry

Managing Director

Michael D. Perry is a Managing Director in the Financial Institutions Group of Commerce Street Capital, LLC. Mr. Perry has over 25 years of experience advising depository institutions on a range of transactions including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, and debt and equity capital raising. He has advised on over 50 M&A transactions with an aggregate deal value of over $80 billion and has worked on more than 25 capital offerings raising over $23 billion in the aggregate.

Prior to joining Commerce Street in 2018, Mr. Perry was a Managing Director in the Financial Institutions Group at Piper Jaffray and has worked across the bulge bracket and boutique spectrum serving at firms such as Morgan Stanly, Bear Stearns, Merrill Lynch and Sterne Agee where he was also a member of the fairness committee. In addition, Mr. Perry has global experience having served as a Managing Director and Head of M&A for Financial institutions and Financial Sponsors for non-Japan Asia at Daiwa Capital Markets in Hong Kong where he also served on the firm’s non-Japan Asia new business committee.

Mr. Perry received his Master of Business Administration degree, with Beta Gamma Sigma honors, from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.