John L. Miscione joined Duff & Phelps in 2005 and became a Senior Advisor in 2015. He is based in New York and was previously a managing director in the firm's ESOP and ERISA Advisory practice. John has more than 25 years of experience in corporate business transactions and financial advisory services.
Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, John was a managing director and head of the New York office and National Private Placement practice at Valuemetrics. Prior to that, he spent 15 years as a vice president and department manager in Mid-Market Finance for National Westminster Bank USA (a predecessor of Bank of America). John specializes in structuring and arranging financing for leveraged employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), management buyouts and recapitalization transactions on behalf of selling shareholders and management teams. John also has expertise in issuing fairness and solvency opinions in corporate transactions. He is a nationally recognized expert in ownership transition and private company finance who speaks widely on these topics.
John holds an M.B.A. in finance from New York University, an M.A. in psychology from the University of Virginia, and a B.A. in psychology from Johns Hopkins University. He is a FINRA Series 7 and 63 registered representative.