Bob Barrett is a Senior Advisor at Farlie Turner, having spent more than 48 years in the finance industry. Prior to joining Farlie Turner, Bob was a co-founder and Managing Director at Cross Keys Capital, an investment banking firm, during which time he also served as the Financial Advisor of the Seminole Tribe of Florida.
From 1992 to 1996 Mr. Barrett was Senior Financial Consultant for Merrill Lynch in Florida. Prior to joining Merrill, Mr. Barrett was a Member of the Board of Directors of Prudential Securities, a firm at which he also held a number of senior management positions, including Co-Head of the Investment Banking Department, Member of the Underwriting Commitment Committee, Head of the International Utilities Group, Head of the Information Technologies Group, Head of the Privatization Team, and Head of the Eastern European Team. Prior to joining Prudential, Bob was an Associate in the Corporate Finance Department of Morgan Stanley, and then a Sr. Vice President at E.F. Hutton & Company. In addition, Bob spent a number of years in Washington, DC, having worked for the staffs of Senators Robert F. Kennedy and Edward M. Kennedy.
Bob is a past member of the Bar of the States of New York and Maine, and was previously a Member of the Board of Boston Capital Ventures, a Boston venture capital fund associated with The Prudential Insurance Company of America.
Bob graduated from Georgetown College, Phi Beta Kappa, Cum Laude, and Phi Alpha Theta (History Honors) , Columbia Law School, Chief Justice Kent Court, and received his MBA from the Harvard Business School, graduating with Honors in Finance and Accounting.