John M. Gosser, Sr., Presents at Bank Director’s Acquired or Be Acquired Conference

DALLAS/FORT WORTH, TX, November 1, 2019 – Griffin Financial Group professionals Glenn Blumenthal, Senior Managing Director, and John Gosser, Director, co-presented at the 22nd Annual Subchapter S Bank Association Conference held in San Antonio, TX, on October 24, 2019.

In “Raising Capital: New Sale Leaseback Rules Provide Options,” Mr. Blumenthal and Mr. Gosser explored various actions that Subchapter S banks can take to generate additional capital, which includes taking advantage of new sale-leaseback opportunities. The presenters also discussed the need for capital planning and beginning a dialogue with large shareholders regarding succession to avoid a liquidity crisis.

Mr. Blumenthal assists clients in the real estate sector with transactional solutions as a result of financial, operational, or liquidity challenges. His transactional expertise includes over 35 years of experience advising public and private commercial real estate clients in large-scale, geographically diverse, multi-sector real estate operations in a wide range of strategic and corporate real estate matters. These matters include M&A advisory, complex restructurings and recapitalizations, refinancings and capital raises.

Mr. Gosser brings more than 30 years of community banking experience to bear in assisting clients to capitalize on their strategic growth objectives. He has advised boards, ALCO and executive teams for hundreds of community banks resulting in improved balance sheets and increased earnings.

Prior to joining Griffin, Mr. Gosser served as Senior Vice President of Capital Markets and SBA Sales for TIB-The Independent Bankers Bank, where he advised bank presidents, CFOs, ALCOs and bank boards on fixed income securities, interest rate risk and hedging and mergers and acquisitions, as well as strategies to generate income and reduce risk.