Jamie Peretz


Jamie joined Westwood Partners as a Partner in 2015. She specializes in senior-level searches for investment banks, private equity firms, and alternative investment firms. Jamie’s areas of expertise include corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, equity and debt capital markets, private equity, and alternative investments, including infrastructure finance.

She has also partnered with clients to build and acquire significant investment banking teams. Jamie’s background includes 15 years of investment banking and private equity search experience prior to joining Westwood Partners. As a Senior Client Partner in Korn/Ferry International’s Global Financial Services Practice, Jamie completed over 250 searches for both global and boutique financial institutions.

Prior to launching her search career, Jamie was an investment banker at Credit Suisse and JP Morgan; she also briefly practiced law at Winthrop, Stimson, Putnam and Roberts.

Jamie is a Board Member of The Animal Health Trust (US). She is also a Founder of 2MyCareer, a pro bono organization that helps college students and recent graduates prepare and position themselves for competitive employers. Jamie holds an AB from Princeton University, an MBA from New York University, and a JD from Georgetown University.