Managing Director, Investment Banking
Peter J. Buck is a Managing Director in the Investment Banking Group of Sandler O’Neill & Partners, L.P. Based in the firm’s San Francisco office, he is responsible for providing merger and acquisition, capital raising and overall strategic planning advice for financial institutions nationwide.
Since joining Sandler O’Neill in 1995, Mr. Buck has helped clients structure over 50 M&A transactions and has been involved in numerous capital raising transactions. Recent representative M&A transactions include Banner Corporation’s $702 million acquisition of Starbuck Bancshares, Inc., CU Bancorp’s $104 million acquisition of 1st Enterprise Bank and Sterling Financial Corporation’s $2.0 billion sale to Umpqua Holdings Corporation.
Mr. Buck graduated with distinction from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering.