Who We Are

Scura Paley and Company is a firm of highly experienced partners who focus on providing strategic, creative financial solutions and expert advice that fit the individual needs of each and every client.

 

Experience and Attention

Scura Paley’s partners have been directly involved in transactions which aggregate over $250 billion in value. The hallmarks of our business are the high levels of senior attention we pay to every assignment and the thoughtfulness and creativity we bring to our clients. Scura Paley is a registered broker dealer, regulated by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), and a member of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC).

Our Team

Robert J. Aiello


Robert J. Aiello is a Partner at Scura Paley and Company. Rob has transaction experience in a range of industries, including technology, renewable energy, logistics, manufacturing and financial services.

Douglas B. Benedict


Mr. Benedict is a partner at Scura Paley. He has over 25 years experience serving emerging growth, medium and large enterprises across multiple industries with a primary focus on technology, communications, and B2B services. His expertise spans the areas of M&A, capital raising and strategic development.

Jerome J. Cincotta


Mr. Cincotta is a Partner at Scura Paley and Company and has over 25 years of experience in investment banking. He has worked in multiple industry sectors, focusing primarily on Technology and Industrials, with companies ranging in size from Fortune 500 to start-up entities.

William M. Crowley


William M. Crowley is an Associate at Scura Paley. Prior to joining Scura Paley, Mr. Crowley was an independent consultant in the publishing and entertainment industry.
 

Nancy J. Hament


Ms. Hament is a Partner at Scura Paley. She has spent more than 30 years in the investment banking business, primarily in public/private debt/equity capital markets activity and corporate finance advisory work.

Denis F. Kelly


Before joining Scura Paley, Mr. Kelly was Managing Director and Co – Head of the Mergers and Acquisitions Group of Prudential Securities Incorporated from 1993 to 2000.

John W. Marcus


John W. Marcus is a Partner at Scura Paley and leads the firm’s strategic initiative with Accounting firms and Wealth Management firms. For over 40 years, Mr. Marcus has served as an investment banker, merchant banker and lender.

Dianne Mazzola


Ms. Mazzola is a Partner, Executive Assistant and Office Manager of Scura Paley. Ms. Mazzola has more than 20 years of experience maintaining business relationships with clients and colleagues.
 

Arden B. Scura


Arden Scura is an analyst at Scura Paley. Prior to joining Scura Paley, Ms. Scura completed internships in planning and allocation at Tommy Hilfiger, public relations at BBDO World Wide, constituent outreach at the office of Senator Marco Rubio, and served as the assistant to the chairman of Hope Funds for Cancer Research.

Paul V. Scura


Mr. Scura is a founder and Managing Partner of Scura Paley & Company. Prior to forming Scura Paley, Mr. Scura held a series of positions with Prudential Securities from 1986 to 2000 including, Executive Vice President and head of global investment banking.

Jennifer S. Scutti


Ms. Scutti is a Partner at Scura Paley. Ms. Scutti has more than 20 years of experience on Wall Street. Prior to joining Scura Paley, Ms. Scutti was the Associate Research Director at Sidoti & Company LLC, an independent equity research boutique focused on small- and micro-cap companies.

Matthew D. Vertin


Mr. Vertin is a Partner at Scura Paley. Mr. Vertin has a broad range of experience in raising capital in both the public and private capital markets as well as providing financial advisory services to a diverse array of companies.
 

Our Background

We are a private investment banking firm centrally located in Manhattan in New York City. We provide financial advisory and capital raising services to our clients and invest our own capital in selective situations. Scura Paley’s partners have an average of 30 years of experience in a broad array of industries providing nearly every investment banking product and service to their clients.

 

The hallmarks of our approach include:

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Senior Attention

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Unbiased Advice

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Tailored Solutions

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Unparalleled Client Support

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Broad Access

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Analytical Rigor