William A. Shutzer
Senior Managing Director
William Shutzer is a Senior Managing Director of the firm’s corporate advisory business.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Shutzer was a Managing Director of Lehman Brothers, where he did both advisory work and was a principal in Lehman’s Merchant Banking Group from 2000-2003. From 1994-2000, he was at Furman Selz and ING Baring Furman Selz where he was President and Executive Vice President. Before Furman Selz, Mr. Shutzer spent 22 years at Lehman Brothers, where he was a Managing Director, Head of Corporate Finance and a member of the Management Committee.
Mr. Shutzer is a senior advisor to Hallmark Cards, Inc., Levi Strauss & Co., Tiffany & Co., TAMKO Building Products, and KB Homes and has represented all of the above companies in recent transactions. Mr. Shutzer also helped found Evercore Wealth Management LLC and is a member of its Board of Managers.
Mr. Shutzer is a director of Test Equity, LLC., Tiffany & Co., and JupiterMedia Corp., and was a director of CSK Auto, E&J Gallo Winery, American Financial, RSI Holding Co. and Turbochef Technologies, Inc. He is a trustee of Prep for Prep and the Paul Taylor Dance Company. Mr. Shutzer is also a member of Harvard’s Graduate School Resource Committee. Mr. Shutzer received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.A. from Harvard College, both in Cambridge, Massachusetts.