James Giacin — Financial Services Professional in St. Louis
A financial executive in St. Louis, Missouri, James Giacin laid the foundation for his career by earning a bachelor’s in economics from St. Lawrence University, where he played Division I college hockey. Upon graduating, James Giacin played professional hockey, competing in the International Hockey League. He also led the St. Louis Jr. Blues as a head coach from 1994 to 1998.
In 1997 Mr. Giacin began his career in the financial services industry by establishing a financial institution group headquartered in St. Louis. As director of the group, he oversaw business intelligence, business development, and product development. For instance, he created investment products in line with state investment guidelines that were conducive to certain types of risk-based capital.
As managing director of a financial services firm, Mr. Giacin offers asset management and structured finance services. Among his responsibilities, he develops and implements strategic programs to assist insurance partners in raising capital. For instance, he worked with a syndication of insurance companies to place more than $3 billion in co-investment and private equity.