Professional Team Michael E. Jacoby, CTP, CCM, CMC Professional Team

Michael E. Jacoby, CTP, CCM, CMC

Senior Managing Director

Years of Experience: 25 
Office location: Chadds Ford, PA
Office Phone: (610) 358-4700
Mobile Phone: (610) 888-9704
vCard: Michael E. Jacoby.vcf

Michael Jacoby is a Senior Managing Director and Shareholder at Phoenix, and is a skilled financial executive with extensive investment banking, transactional, operating, turnaround and commercial banking experience. Mr. Jacoby has assisted more than 270 Phoenix clients in a variety of industries with their acquisition, divestiture and financing needs, and has served in advisory capacities as well as interim management positions.

Mr. Jacoby provides hands-on transactional leadership for middle market companies in both the public and private sectors within a multitude of industries including retail, equipment leasing, distribution, utility, and manufacturing. During his career, he has managed due diligence and structured and negotiated new financing transactions for acquisitions, expansions and turnaround situations. In particular, his investment banking experience spans financial restructurings, recapitalizations, and settlements both in and out of court. In addition, Mr. Jacoby has managed the divestitures of companies and successfully executed transactions involving the sale of specific assets, bankruptcy 363 sales, and liquidations under Chapter 11 bankruptcies.

Prior Experience

Before joining Phoenix in 1992, Mr. Jacoby worked for PNC Bank in Philadelphia where he managed a $500 million commercial loan portfolio. He was recruited by senior management to spearhead a newly created unit responsible for restructuring complex transactions with substandard risk classifications.


Mr. Jacoby earned a B.S. in Economics from The Wharton School of Finance and a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania. He earned his M.B.A. in Finance from Temple University. Mr. Jacoby holds the Certified Turnaround Professional (CTP) designation from the Turnaround Management Association, the Certified Cash Manager (CCM) designation from the Association for Financial Professionals, and the Certified Management Consultant (CMC) designation from the Institute of Management Consultants. In addition, Mr. Jacoby is registered with FINRA and holds his Series 79 license and is a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy.

Mr. Jacoby is a Board member of the Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project as well as the Philadelphia Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth. He is a former Board member of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association, and a former Steering Committee member of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Conference. He is an active member of the Turnaround Management Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Association for Corporate Growth, the Risk Management Association, the Commercial Finance Association, and the Association for Financial Professionals.