Mr. Smith joined Greenhill in 2006 and focuses on strategic financial advisory opportunities in the financial services industry. Before joining Greenhill, Mr. Smith spent 26 years with Citigroup (and its predecessor firms Salomon Brothers Inc. and Salomon Smith Barney) where he was most recently Co-Head of financial institutions mergers and acquisitions from 2000 to 2005. Previously, Mr. Smith served as Head of the Asset Manager advisory group, Co-Head of the Financial Institutions Group of Salomon Brothers, and Head of the Diversified Finance Company group. Mr. Smith received a B.S. in Economics, cum laude, and an MBA in Finance, from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.