• Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Capital Markets
  • Special Situations


  • Business Services
  • Consumer
  • Financial Services


  • Advisor, JLB Equities, Card Acquisition, Onyx Partners
  • Board Member, G&L Realty, REIT Finance
  • Orion International Advisors


Martin J. Burke has 35+ years of experience as advisor to, and executive officer of, specialty and asset backed finance companies, with a particular focus on real estate finance, specialty finance, asset backed finance, conventional and green energy, consumer receivables, and company restructuring.

Prior to owning a privately-held real estate advisory firm, he worked in investment banking at Capello Group, Inc. in the role of Managing Director, Special Situations, where he was responsible for New York transactions. As a Managing Director at Wind River, LLC, he specialized in reselling and financing the acquisition of major oil company-owned gas stations to their franchisees. Previous to Wind River, Mr. Burke co-founded and served as Managing Director at Ultimate Sports, a former public company that created and published comic books based on rights acquired from Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, and the National Football League.

Mr. Burke holds board member and advisory positions at numerous companies, including JLB Equities (advisor to $100MM portfolio of private real estate and small business loans); Card Acquisition (lead advisor to specialty credit card company); Onyx Partners (real estate advisor); and G&L Realty REIT Finance Arm (board member and advisor, medical office REIT finance arm).

B. Riley Securities provides a full suite of investment banking, corporate finance, advisory, research, and sales and trading services. Investment banking services include initial, secondary and follow-on offerings, institutional private placements, merger and acquisition (M&A) advisory, SPACs, corporate restructuring and recapitalization. B. Riley is nationally recognized and highly ranked for its proprietary small-cap equity research. B. Riley Securities formerly operated as B. Riley FBR following the merger of B. Riley & Co. and FBR & Co.