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Paul Richey, CPA

Managing Director

Pasadena and Downtown Los Angeles


Paul Richey is a seasoned executive with decades of Investment Banking and Corporate business experience. Paul served as Regional Managing Director, West for 12 years leading the Los Angeles office of Focus Investment Banking LLC, a Middle Market Merger & Acquisition firm.

Paul was previously President of Janas Associates, a Middle Market Investment Banking and Management Consulting firm that he is rejoining. He led M&A activities for privately held companies in the middle market, several of which had annual revenues in excess of $250 million.

He led acquisition, sale, and financing engagements. Paul has served clients engaged in manufacturing, distribution, retailing, financial services, franchising and service, including petroleum, aerospace, quick lubes, car washes, engineering services and hospitality.

Paul was president of a commercial mortgage company lending to the Hospitality Industry and served as a Managing Director of a boutique Wall Street Investment Bank specializing in bond, structured finance, and real estate finance for that industry.

He was a partner with the international accounting firm, KPMG. Paul led public and private M&A engagements in various industries, including financial services, hospitality, food service, manufacturing and distribution. He also served as Managing Partner in San Diego, California; Rochester, New York; and as Partner-in-Charge of the accounting and auditing practice in St. Louis, Missouri.

Education & Certifications

University of Missouri – Columbia, Graduated with Honors
Certified Public Accountant


FINRA Series 7, 24, 63

Registered Representative of JCC Advisors, Member FINRA/SIPC.