Brodie Cobb provides strategic guidance and hands-on leadership in the dealership, auto retail services, and principal investing businesses. His investment banking and asset management experience aids in creating sophisticated transactions for our clients, maximizing value, and meeting their individual goals. Brodie’s network reaches deep into the financial and automotive industries.
Brodie founded The Presidio Group in 1998 with the simple goal of bringing transparent and honest advice to entrepreneurs. The initial company included private equity, investment banking, and wealth advisory businesses. After growing to include offices in San Francisco, Dallas, and Washington, D.C., in 2016 Presidio was reorganized. The private equity business was spun out. The wealth advisory business was merged with New York-based Tiedemann Advisors. Today it is one of the nation’s largest wealth advisory firms with over $20 Billion in assets, and Brodie is a significant shareholder and board member.
The Presidio Group retained its merchant banking division and now focuses on the auto retail sector where it provides investment banking advisory to and principal investments in companies focused on the auto retail sector. The principals at Presidio have closed more than 200 transactions totaling over $13 billion in value. Presidio is a FINRA-registered broker-dealer.
Prior to Presidio, Brodie was with Montgomery Securities, First Boston Corporation, and Security Pacific Bank.
He earned an M.B.A. from the University of Texas and B.A. degree from Tulane University. He competed for a spot on the US Olympic Team in 1988 and still races sailboats and bicycles.