Company Overview

Mesirow is an independent, employee-owned financial services firm founded in 1937. Headquartered in Chicago with offices around the world, we serve clients through a personal, custom approach to reaching financial goals and acting as a force for social good. With capabilities spanning Global Investment Management, Capital Markets & Investment Banking, and Advisory Services, we invest in what matters: our clients, our communities and our culture. To learn more, visit and follow us on LinkedIn.

Mesirow was also recently named one of the Best Places to Work in Chicago by the Chicago Tribune and one of the Top Places to Work by Crain’s Chicago Business.


Mesirow Financial’s deeply ingrained culture of caring – for clients, employees and our community – attracts clients who share our values and professionals who are equally inspired to help others and be a force for positive change.

Social Responsibility
Giving back to the community has been a core value at Mesirow Financial since our founding and remains important today.

Diversity and Inclusion
We believe that diversity of opinion facilities better discussion, unique solutions and ultimately, greater client satisfaction.

Professional Development
Creating and fostering a positive work environment helps our employees excel and keeps them motivated. As a result, we have long tenured employees, who work with the same clients for years.

Employee Engagement
We encourage employee interaction and communication both across and within businesses, to enhance our collaborative culture and collegial environment.


Eight Decades of Corporate Responsibility
Today, Mesirow's enduring commitment spans three areas of action and accountability:

Community Engagement
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Reflecting our belief in the importance of integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues into investment decision-making, Mesirow is a signatory for the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), an independent body supported by the United Nations.


Transform every day. 
By empowering our professionals to innovate, and by providing ongoing professional development and progressive benefits, we invest in our people.  Discover how you can build your career here and make a personal and lasting contribution to the clients, communities and culture of Mesirow.

“One of the things that's unique about Mesirow is the respect for team members, not only amongst each other but from management. Our CEO, our President, take the time to get to know people personally...”

Diversity, equity and inclusion
We know that our relevance, and our ability to serve clients, depends on the dynamic evolution of a workplace that prizes diverse thought and experience.

“The members of the Mesirow Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Council partner with our firm’s executive leadership, providing input and support as we implement best practices in diversity, equity and inclusion while ensuring strategic alignment with the bottom line.”

- Leo Harmon, Mesirow DEI Council Chair and Chief Investment Officer | Portfolio Manager, Equity Management

Company Summary
Mesirow Financial
Number of Employees
(312) 595-6214
353 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL