New York, NY, January 19, 2005 – Greenhill & Co., Inc. [NYSE:GHL], a leading independent investment bank, announced today that Richard Lieb will join the firm as a Managing Director. Mr. Lieb, a veteran investment banker who led Goldman Sachs` real estate investment banking group until his resignation this month, will focus on advisory opportunities in the real estate industry.
Mr. Lieb, 45, spent more than 20 years with Goldman Sachs, nearly all of that in the real estate investment banking area. He was named as head of that group in 2000.
Mr. Lieb is a graduate of the Harvard Business School and Wesleyan University.
Greenhill & Co., Inc. is a leading independent investment bank that provides financial advisory and merchant banking fund management services. It acts for clients located throughout the world from its offices in New York, London and Frankfurt. The firm has approximately 125 employees.