Robert M. Sawicki has been a senior member of Gilford's Investment Banking team since February 2007. Mr Sawicki's experience consists of domestic and international business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, project finance and other corporate transactions across several industries including energy, metals & mining, financial, investment funds, medical device, pharmaceutical, real estate, media, consumer products, healthcare and Internet and technology businesses. Prior to joining Gilford, Mr. Sawicki served as an investment banking professional at Northmarq Capital, Inc., a national real estate investment banking firm with over $10 billion dollars in annual production volume, where he was responsible for buy-side/sell-side advisory services as well as debt and equity placements. Mr Sawicki played professional basketball in the United States and internationally from 2001 through 2005. He earned an M.B.A and B.S., Cum Laude, in Finance from Hartford University where he excelled as a Divison I student athlete earning several academic and athletic awards. Mr Sawicki is NASD Series 7 and 63 licensed.