Jeffrey Derman is a Managing Director in the Consumer Retail group. He joined PJ SOLOMON in 2009.


With 15 years of experience representing clients on a variety of assignments including buy- and sell-side, divestiture and merger transactions, as well as debt and equity financing and restructuring assignments, Mr. Derman has executed a significant number of transactions in several sectors, including retail, consumer products, technology and business services.

Selected clients Mr. Derman has advised include Accenture, Ameritrade, Burlington Coat Factory, DSW, Genesco, Movie Gallery, Phillips-Van Heusen, Regis Corporation, Sabre Holdings, Spectrum Brands, Town Shoes and Williams-Sonoma.

Prior to joining PJ SOLOMON, Mr. Derman was a Vice President at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the Consumer Retail Group of the Investment Banking Division. In his earlier career, he spent three years in St. Petersburg, Russia directing public relations efforts for multinational clients in the consumer product, hospitality and auto industries, followed by three years in Chicago advising public relations clients in the high technology industry.


Mr. Derman holds an MBA, with honors, in Finance and a BA, cum laude, in Economics and Russian Language and Literature, from Columbia University.