Reinhard Koester
Managing Director
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Mr. Koester is a Managing Director and Co-Head of Houlihan Lokey’s Financial Institutions Group. He covers a broad set of clients across financial services, including private and public companies in consumer and commercial finance. Mr. Koester is based in the firm’s New York office.

Prior to joining Houlihan Lokey, Mr. Koester was Co-Head of Specialty Finance at Barclays Capital. With more than two decades of experience, Mr. Koester previously co-led and helped build the specialty finance practices at Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase. He was also an attorney at Davis Polk & Wardwell.

Mr. Koester holds a B.S. from Arizona State University, an MBA from the University of Michigan, and a J.D. from Yale Law School.