Brown Brothers Harriman, the oldest and one of the largest private banks in the U.S., has announced the appointment of Valentino D. Carlotti as a general partner of the firm.
According to a company release, Carlotti joined the firm’s private banking line of business as the head of its
Corporate Advisory and Banking practice July 1, succeeding Partner Carter Sullivan, who will retire at year-end.
Jeff Meskin, partner and Head of Private Banking:
“We are delighted to welcome Val to the Firm and to our Private Banking business. BBH strives to be the trusted advisor to the private business owners and families of substantial wealth that it works with. Val’s extensive corporate finance, operating and relationship management experience over the past 25 years uniquely position him to lead our Corporate Advisory and Banking practice. He has built an impressive track record as a trusted advisor to business leaders of both public and private companies.”
Carlotti brings 25 years of business development, markets, corporate finance, M&A,
relationship management, and leadership experience to BBH. Before joining BBH, Carlotti
served as the Chief Business Development Officer at the auction house Sotheby’s, where he
was a member of its Executive Management Committee. Carlotti also worked at The Goldman Sachs Group for 23 years in various roles in Investment Banking, Institutional Equities Sales, Client Relationship Management and Human Resources.
Carlotti, expressed his excitement in his new position.
“I am incredibly excited to join Brown Brothers Harriman. I have known and admired the firm
and its people since my college years,” Carlotti said in the release. “BBH’s commitment to excellence, its
intense focus on the client and its emphasis on growing long-term relationships, grounded in
partnership and a spirit of teamwork all resonate with me. Having begun discussions with the
Firm late last year; I am eager to join, give my best and make a positive impact on our client
relationships and our business.”