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Richard A. Marin | Managing Director of SEDA Experts,LLC
Richard A. Marin
Managing Director


  • Asset Management

  • Alternative Investments

  • Private Equity Investments

  • Securities Lending

  • Retirement and Pensions

  • Real Estate / Project Financing

Richard Marin | Asset Management Expert | SEDA Experts

Richard Marin as a former finance senior executive with over 40 years of industry experience, and as a former clinical professor at Cornell University is a world-class testifying expert in asset management, alternative investments, private equity investments, securities lending, retirement and pensions, and real estate/project financing.

Mr. Marin is a finance, investment management, real estate, and venture capital industry executive who is currently involved in managing private equity investments, consulting on major commercial real estate and attractions projects, and an expert in the retirement field. He is an adjunct professor at University of San Diego.

He was previously a senior executive at three major financial institutions; Bankers Trust Company (including a member of the Management Committee and as Vice Chairman of BT Alex. Brown), Deutsche Bank and Bear Stearns.  His initial career spanned corporate finance, sales and trading, structured products, emerging markets, processing, and several other disciplines. Later in his career, he focused on building and running large asset management businesses in both the traditional and alternative spaces and in the institutional and high net worth markets. He also served as Chairman and CEO of AFI (USA), a major distressed commercial and residential property developer, for whom he restructured over $2B of liabilities.


He has been a successful financial entrepreneur, involved in founding several venture capital firms (Beehive Ventures and Green Visor Capital) and a hedge fund (Ironwood Global).  He served as CEO of the New York Wheel, a $650 million development project, from 2012 to 2017.

Rich is a retired Clinical Professor from Cornell’s Johnson Graduate School of Management where he taught on topics such as asset management, alternative assets, retirement and pensions, and project financing.  He is Chairman Emeritus of the Johnson School’s Advisory Council and served on the advisory boards of the Cayuga MBA Fund, the Parker Center for Investment Research, and the Big Red Venture Fund.  He was elected to the Johnson School Hall of Honor in 2001. He has a BA in economics and government and an MBA in finance from Cornell.

He is a published author of Global Pension Crisis: Unfunded Liabilities and How We Can Fill the Gap (Wiley & Sons, 2013), Mater Gladiatrix (Lulu Press, 2017) and Gulag 401k: Tales of a Modern Prisoner (Lulu Press, 2017), and co-author of Jump First, Think Fast (Worth, 2022).

He lives in San Diego with his wife, Kim.



Cornell University


Cornell University

BA, Economics & Government




SEDA Experts

Managing Director

Low Emissions Resources Corporation

Chief Executive Officer and Board Member

New York Wheel LLC

President & Chief Executive Officer


Ironwood Global, LLC

President & Chief Executive Officer 

Africa Israel Investments (USA)

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer 


Duff Capital

Strategic Consultant 

Bear Stearns Asset Management

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer 

Beehive Ventures, LLC

Co-Founder and Partner 

Deutsche Asset Management Inc.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Bankers Trust Company

Member of the Management Committee 
Vice-Chairman of BT Alex Brown, Head of Private Clients Division
Head of Global Private Banking Division
Chairman &CEO, BT Bank of Canada
Head of Global Derivative Products
Head of Latin American Merchant Banking


CARE - Member of the Board of Directors (2008 – 2017)
eMarketer, Inc. - Member of the Board of Directors (2000 – 2017)
Challenger Acquisitions - Member of the Board of Directors (2016 – 2019)

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