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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, real estate, and venture capital industry executive who is currently the CEO of Low Emissions Resources Corporation.  He also is involved in managing private equity investments, consulting on major commercial real estate and attractions projects, and an expert in the retirement field.

He was previously a senior executive at three major financial institutions; Bankers Trust Company, 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.  He is currently the CEO of Low Emission Resource Corporation, a start-up scientific research & development company working in the areas of hydrogen and ammonia production. 

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). 


He lives in New York City and San Diego with his wife, Kim.



Asset Management

Alternative Investments

Private Equity Investments

Securities Lending

Retirement and Pension

ERISA Funds Investment Standards

Real Estate / Project Financing



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)

ERISA Asset Management Expert Witness

Asset Management,

Alternative Investments,

Private Equity Investments,

Securities Lending,

Retirement and Pension,

ERISA Funds Investment Standards,

Real Estate / Project Financing, SEDA consulting, SEDA financial group, Financial services testifying expert, Financial Industry Experts, Testifying Experts Support, financial expert witness, Dispute Resolution

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Richard A. Marin

1185 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036

+1 646-626-4555

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