Tim O’Neill

Timothy A. O’Neill

Chief Investment Officer & Managing Partner
Tim O'Neill NrI

With more than 30 years in investment banking and finance, O’Neill joined NRI in 2014 to oversee its capital markets functions. Beginning his finance career in 1983 at The First Boston Corporation (now Credit Suisse), he was responsible for the underwriting and syndication of a broad array of both equity and fixed income securities. He had similar duties at Lehman Brothers from 1991-1994, where he had specific responsibility for the underwriting, marketing and syndication of asset and mortgage backed as well as preferred stock securities.

O’Neill joined Bear Stearns as Senior Managing Director and co-head of its Global Debt Capital Markets Group where he oversaw a department underwriting more than $50 billion of debt securities. Recently, O’Neill has been a Managing Director at Golden Seeds, and on the Golden Seeds Fund 2 investment committee which invests in early stage, gender diverse enterprises.

Tim sits on the board of a number of companies, including Control Solutions Inc., a Gig Harbor, Washington-based provider of technology solutions; ColorModules Inc., a provider of search technology using visual characteristics; and Work Truck Solutions, Inc., a provider of business processes for the work truck market. In addition, Tim is a former board member of Rapt Media, Inc., TowerCare Technologies, Inc., and I2S Incorporated.

Tim has also been active on both non-profit and industry boards. He is the president of the Apawamis Foundation, a former Trustee of the Taft School, a current board member of the Rye NY YMCA, a board member of the Bond Club of New York, and the past president of the Investment Association of New York. Tim holds a BA from Colgate University, where he is a senior mentor in the Thought Into Action Institute, and an MBA in finance and marketing from Columbia University.