Joseph Joey Smith



Joey Smith, a director at Cassel Salpeter & Co., has more than 25 years of experience in the capital markets and securities industry in South Florida. Joey provides the firm’s clients with his expertise in middle-market investment banking to private and public companies. The tenured investment banker  has structured, negotiated and executed on numerous capital raising and merger and acquisition transactions with institutional and high net worth investors, and has worked extensively with business owners, management teams, and boards of directors and their professional advisors, locally and nationwide.

Prior to joining Cassel Salpeter, Joey was a senior vice president of Catalyst Financial and a principal and head of investment banking for Capital City. Joey began his middle-market investment banking career in 1990 at First Equity Corporation of Florida, where he was a principal and managing director. He was initially trained by Merrill Lynch and Shearson Lehman Brothers.

He received a bachelor’s degree from Hobart and William Smith Colleges, in Geneva, NY. Joey has also served on many local and national boards of directors within the for-profit as well as the philanthropic community.


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Joseph Joey Smith


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