- Coursework, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
- Advisor, JLB Equities, Card Acquisition, Onyx Partners
- Board Member, G&L Realty, REIT Finance
- Orion International Advisors
"Investment banking is not a business; it is a personal service where bankers work hand in hand with their clients. It should aim to create new partnerships that result in stronger, more innovative companies able to provide new jobs and better services." -- Felix Rohatyn
Martin J. Burke has 35+ years of experience as advisor to, and executive officer of, specialty and asset backed finance companies, with a particular focus on real estate finance, specialty finance, asset backed finance, conventional and green energy, consumer receivables, and company restructuring.
Prior to owning a privately-held real estate advisory firm, Martin worked in investment banking at Capello Group, Inc. in the role of Managing Director, Special Situations, where he was responsible for New York transactions. As a Managing Director at Wind River, LLC, he specialized in reselling and financing the acquisition of major oil company-owned gas stations to their franchisees. Previous to Wind River, Mr. Burke co-founded and served as Managing Director at Ultimate Sports, a former public company that created and published comic books based on rights acquired from Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, and the National Football League.
Martin holds board member and advisory positions at numerous companies, including JLB Equities (advisor to $100MM portfolio of private real estate and small business loans); Card Acquisition (lead advisor to specialty credit card company); Onyx Partners (real estate advisor); and G&L Realty REIT Finance Arm (board member and advisor, medical office REIT finance arm).