Cory J. Markling
Cory Markling is a Partner specializing in transaction advisory services. He advises clients on matters related to mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, growth equity and debt capital. Cory works with clients in a variety of industries including energy, technology, real estate, manufacturing, transportation, and entrepreneurs.
Cory’s unique experience has enabled him to advise on more than 200 successful middle-market transactions and $4 billion in capital. Additionally, Cory's background includes middle market investments, global capital markets, and institutional research. He has the expertise and versatility that enables him to provide key insights and an understanding of various markets and verticals from both a macro and micro point of view.
Prior to joining the firm, Cory was a Partner and leader of the Transaction Advisory Services Practice at Lurie LLP, a Minneapolis-based accounting and advisory firm, which provided clients with solutions in accounting, audit, tax planning and wealth management, serving business leaders in a wide variety of industries including health care, professional services, technology, manufacturing, real estate and more.
In addition, Cory advised clients on due diligence matters related to mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, growth equity and debt capital.
Cory is a frequent speaker as well as an Adjunct Professor at Hamline University where he teaches graduate programs on strategy and finance courses to students.
- Transaction Advisory Services
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Entrepreneur Services
- Real Estate
- Manufacturing & Distribution
Credentials & Education
- Chartered Financial Advisor (CFA)
- St. Cloud State University: BS, Economics
- Hamline University: MA, Finance
- CFA Society of Minnesota: Board of Directors, Treasurer, Executive Committee Member
- Hamline University School of Business: Advisory Board
- Association for Corporate Growth: Minnesota