Richard Greco, Jr.

At A Glance

  • Defense, Energy, Pharmaceuticals
  • Information and Financial Technologies
  • Mergers & Acquisitions, PE Transactions

A Senior Advisor to The Scowcroft Group, Richard Greco, Jr. provides strategic advice to clients on mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, and investment strategy.

Since 2007, Mr. Greco has been the Managing Partner of Filangieri Capital Partners, a private equity, venture capital, and M&A advisory firm with diversified investment holdings and advisory clients in aerospace and defense, energy, pharmaceuticals, and information and financial technologies. From 2004 to 2006, he served as the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management & Comptroller) managing an annual budget of $130 billion. Prior to that, Mr. Greco served as a White House Fellow at the Department of Defense; during the course of his Fellowship year, he spent six weeks in Baghdad focused on private sector development and currency exchange of the new Iraqi dinar.

From 1997 to 2002 Mr. Greco was a managing director at the corporate finance advisory firm of Stern Stewart & Co., where he also ran the company’s practice in Italy and the government services practice. Before joining Stern Stewart in 1997, he was an Associate at The Scowcroft Group.

Mr. Greco has served as a board director of publicly traded and privately held companies in Europe and the United States, including a global aerospace and defense company. He is the founder and Chairman of The Montfort Academy, a classical high school in New York, and he also serves as Professor of Business Administration and Political Economy at the Marconi University Graduate School of Business.

Mr. Greco has an MBA in finance from The University of Chicago, an MA in American foreign policy from The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, and a BS in chemistry (summa cum laude) from Fordham University.