Brendan Ryan joined Raymond James in 2009 and presently serves as co-head of the firm’s Technology & Services Investment Banking practice. Within the firm’s Technology & Services group, he is responsible for covering the Financial Technology, Information Services, Real Estate Solutions and BPO / IT Services sectors. Prior to joining Raymond James, Mr. Ryan was a vice president at Lane, Berry & Co., which was acquired by Raymond James. Before joining Lane Berry, Mr. Ryan was a summer associate in the Bear Stearns leveraged finance group. Prior to that, Mr. Ryan was an associate and analyst with Landmark Partners, where he was a member of the firm’s private equity secondary investment team. Mr. Ryan has over 15 years of investment banking and private equity experience and has worked on more than 60 transactions that span mergers, acquisitions, corporate divestitures, public equity and debt financings, and private equity capital raises. Mr. Ryan received his undergraduate degree from Bowdoin College and his MBA from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.