Managing Director
Office: (212) 920-7867

Peter Blumen brings over 10 years of investment banking experience to Avalon Net Worth. Mr. Blumen has been engaged by clients to advise in many industries including technology, media, realty, and new energy. From 1989-2004, Mr. Blumen headed proprietary trading groups at Maple Partners and was a fund manager and partner at PTS Management, Whitebox Partners & Scoggin Fund Management, where he managed securities in event related, private placements, quantitative blackbox and distressed strategies. Peter Blumen is also the founding and managing partner of Cardinal Fund Management. 

Separately, as a director of a $250m public company Energy Infrastructure Acquisition Corporation, Mr. Blumen qualified “as an audit committee financial expert, as such term is defined by SEC rules” and chaired the audit committee while serving on the board. He currently serves on the board of the Connective Leadership Institute , a 30-year effort in optimizing compatibility among companies and their constituencies. Mr. Blumen is quoted and referenced frequently in newspapers and newsletters as an expert in energy-related, shipping, science and automotive issues. Mr. Blumen is a cited contributor to the 2012 “US Electric Vehicle Standards Roadmap”, the recently completed protocols and standards for electric vehicles.

He received his MBA from Wharton Business School in 1989, a Sc.M. in Computer Sciences from Brown University in 1987 and his A.B. from Brown University in economics in 1985. He holds FINRA series 7, 66, &79 licenses.