- Boutique Consultancy opens at historic 40 Wall Street building in New York’s Financial District
- Firm founded in Michigan 20 years ago now in Chicago, Istanbul, and Manhattan
NEW YORK – October 6, 2016 – Start spreading the news. Anderson Economic Group LLC, the boutique consultancy founded in Michigan 20 years ago, opened a new office this week in New York City.
“The spirit of this city has long been a source of inspiration for our firm,” said Patrick L. Anderson, its founder and CEO. “We are thrilled not only to be in New York, but to be at its heartbeat, on Wall Street."
40 Wall Street, which neighbors the New York Stock Exchange, was the world’s tallest building upon completion in 1930. Anderson Economic Group now occupies a portion of its 35th floor.
“By opening in Lower Manhattan, we have expanded to meet growing demand from across the East Coast for our services, particularly in the areas of expert testimony and business valuation,” Mr. Anderson said.
About Anderson Economic Group
Since its founding in 1996, Anderson Economic Group has become one of the nation’s premier consulting firms specializing in business valuation, expert testimony, and public policy. AEG has assisted governments, universities, large corporations, and businesses across the U.S. and abroad. All of the firm’s work is based on its core values of Professionalism, Integrity, and Expertise. For more information: www.andersoneconomicgroup.com
AEG Founder & Chief Executive: Patrick Anderson
Mr. Anderson, the firm’s principal, has written more than 100 published works, including the Economics of Business Valuation from Stanford University Press. Three of his articles have been awarded for outstanding writing from the National Association of Business Economics. Mr. Anderson also has authored more than 50 expert reports submitted before court or arbitration hearings, with his work leading to new federal precedents on commercial damages and admission of expert testimony. Before founding AEG, Mr. Anderson was the deputy budget director for the State of Michigan under Governor John Engler, and Chief of Staff for the Michigan Department of State.
Managers in the New York Office: Ilhan Geckil and Peter Schwartz
Mr. Ilhan Geckil leads the Strategy and Business Valuation division of AEG. Mr. Geckil specializes in the Alcoholic Beverage and Automotive industries. His past engagements have covered numerous brands, including Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Harley-Davidson, and Nissan; as well as Budweiser, Corona, Miller, Guinness, and many other beer brands. Mr. Geckil also is co-author of “Pocketbook Predictions of Presidential Elections,” winner of the Edmund A. Mennis Contributed Paper Award from the National Association for Business Economics.
Joining Mr. Geckil in New York is Peter Schwartz, previously an affiliated consultant for the firm. Mr. Schwartz is a former reporter at Forbes and Bloomberg News, where he compiled valuation reports, focusing primarily on sports franchises. Mr. Schwartz’s data-driven coverage of hedge funds was cited in the U.S. House of Representatives as an impetus for hearings held on the industry. Previously, he wrote for the Office of Former President Bill Clinton and New York City’s bid for the Olympic Games. He is co-author of Baseball as a Road to God, a New York Times bestselling book.
“Although we are on Wall Street, rest assured our opening bell is earlier, and closing bell is later, than down the street. We welcome your inquiries,” Mr. Geckil said.
Anderson Economic Group LLC
40 Wall Street, 35th Floor
New York, NY 10005