Kenneth D. Baronoff who joined PJ SOLOMON in 1999, and whom has served as Chief Operating Officer since 2010, has been promoted the position of President, a newly created position.
In this new position, Kenneth D. Baronoff will continue to partner with Chief Executive Officer Marc S. Cooper to manage and lead the firm. He will help oversee and guide the implementation of the firm’s growth and diversification strategy.
Marc S. Cooper told us “Ken and I have been partners and friends for almost 25 years. Since our partnership with Natixis, Ken has been integral to the success we have achieved in growing and diversifying our platform, as well as in creating a culture that enables us to attract and retain top talent. This new role represents a natural progression of Ken’s career and leverages his talents for a higher value-added contribution to the firm.”
Peter J. Solomon, Founder and Chairman said “Ken has made significant contributions to the growth of our firm over the past 20-plus years. His promotion to President recognizes these accomplishments and underscores our confidence in our future and his successful partnership with Marc.”
As part of Mr. Baronoff’s transition to President, the firm has initiated a search for a new COO to oversee and lead the firm’s Operations team, which includes the finance, legal and compliance functions.
Mr. Baronoff began his career at Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP where he practiced corporate law before joining Salomon Brothers in its M&A department. He serves on the board of Delivering Good and holds a JD from New York University School of Law and a BS, magna cum laude, from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.