Michael Weinstock

Michael A. Weinstock, Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Weinstock is Chief Executive Officer and co-Portfolio Manager of Monarch. Prior to founding Monarch in March 2002, Mr. Weinstock was a Managing Director of Lazard and served as co-Portfolio Manager of the Lazard Debt Recovery Funds.

In 1992, he joined Lazard to build a distressed debt research effort. Under Mr. Weinstock’s leadership, Lazard’s distressed debt research team was ranked #1 in the distressed debt category by Institutional Investor magazine in 1998 1.

Prior to joining Lazard, Mr. Weinstock became a distressed debt research analyst in 1991 when he joined R.D. Smith & Co., a pioneer in the field of distressed debt investing. Prior to that, he was an investment banker for seven years at Salomon Brothers and Goldman Sachs working on corporate finance, securitization, and mergers and acquisitions transactions.

He currently serves on the Investment Committee of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Metro-West New Jersey.


29 years with the team