Carl Marks Advisors, an investment bank delivering financial and operational advisory services, has appointed Robert Lau III and Christopher Parisi as partners with the firm.

Lau joins the firm with over 28 years of experience as a senior executive within financial markets. Going forward, Lau will lead business development for the firm. Parisi joined the firm in 2020 and brings experience working alongside owners and management teams of middle-market companies looking to sell or recapitalize.

“Bobby and Chris bring important, complementary skills to the Carl Marks platform,” added Evan Tomaskovic, partner at Carl Marks Advisors. “Bobby’s strong network has been a key to driving the growth of our business, while Chris is head of the mergers and acquisitions group. Elevating them to partner reflects the value they bring to the firm and our clients every day.”