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James M. Cocita


Jim Cocita is a Director and senior member of BGL’s Business & Industrial Services investment banking team, focusing primarily on Environmental & Industrial Services, with significant experience advising clients across the solid and specialty waste, specialty industrial services, and field environmental service sectors. Jim’s extensive transaction expertise encompasses mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations, divestitures, strategic alternatives, valuations, and other financial advisory assignments for private, public, and private-equity backed companies.

Prior to joining BGL in 2015, Jim was an associate at Candlewood Partners where he provided investment banking and financial advisory services to a diverse industry client base. He began his career as a senior equity research associate with Northcoast Research.

  • MBA, John Carroll University
  • B.S., John Carroll University
  • Series 63, 7, 86, and 87 Licensed


Attaway Hauling 2023
Circon 2023
Ecoserv 2023
Texas Molecular Holdings 2023
Vac One 2022
Altamont Capital Partners 2022
Sprint Waste Services 2022
LDR 2022 1