Chief Executive Officer
Lazard Middle Market LLC

David Solomon is the CEO of Lazard Middle Market, and is an active dealmaker in the firm’s Consumer Retail group focusing on direct marketing, ecommerce, and multi-unit retailers. He brings a rich background in M&A and financing to creatively address complex issues in client transactions, on behalf of entrepreneurs, public companies, and private equity groups.

Prior to joining Lazard Middle Market in 1991, Mr. Solomon spent 13 years as a real estate professional, primarily developing retail shopping centers and mixed-use projects. He brings this wealth of retail experience to bear in his M&A role today.

Mr. Solomon earned both a Bachelor of Arts and Master’s Degree from Yale University, graduating magna cum laude. He received a Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in finance from The Carlson School at the University of Minnesota, graduating in the Delta Gamma Sigma honors society.