Head of Capital Markets @ B. Riley & Co.
As Head of Capital Markets of B. Riley & Co., Jon Merriman works closely with clients to leverage the firm’s resources and create solutions for their capital market needs. He enjoys actively advising fast-growing public and private companies on complex financing and growth issues. With over 30 years of experience in the investment banking, brokerage and trading businesses, he brings deep experience across a broad variety of industries, including the healthcare, technology and consumer sectors, as well as experience in managing fast growing organizations. His extensive institutional and personal network and trading experience give him a unique perspective when working with investment banking clients as well as institutional investors.
Prior to joining B.Riley, Jon was co-chairman and CEO of the publicly held Merriman Holdings, Inc. and was responsible for the overall strategic direction of the firm’s broker dealer, Merriman Capital, Inc. as well as working closely with the firm’s clients. Merriman Capital grew from six people and $1 million in revenues to over 200 employees and $90 million in revenues over a five year period after its inception. He has served on multiple private, public and non-profit Boards and continues to do so.