Martin C. Murrer (MBA '81)
Martin Murrer is a Co-Founder and Principal of GSM Advisors, a Nutrition and Wellness focused consulting and investment firm. He is also the Chairman of Sight4All , an early stage digital health company and a Senior Advisor to Canaccord Genuity, a publicly traded securities firm. Mr. Murrer co-founded Sagent Advisors in 2004 where he led the formation of the firm’s exclusive sale effort . He retired from Sagent in 2011 to pursue his interests in health and wellness and technology commercialization.
Mr. Murrer has been active in nonprofit organizations including on the Executive Committee of the Board of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York, The Chairman of the Oversight Committee for the Ohio State University Endowment and a Founding Member of the UCLA Fink Center for Finance & Investment. Mr. Murrer began his career at Lehman Brother Kuhn Loeb in 1981 after graduating from UCLA as an Edward Carter Scholar. He later joined Salomon Brothers in 1984 where he became a director in the Merger & Acquisition department. From 1990 to 1995, he was at Goldman Sachs where he was in charge of the New England Region in the firm’s investment banking services group. He joined Donaldson , Lufkin & Jenrette in 1995 and established their exclusive sales group and went on to run Merrill Lynch’s middle market merger & acquisition group before forming Sagent Advisors. Mr. Murrer has also been active as a principal having invested in over a dozen early stage companies or leverage buyouts as the controlling shareholder.