Henry S. Miller
Henry S. Miller is the Chairman of Marblegate Asset Management. Mr. Miller is one of the founders of Miller Buckfire & Co., LLC. and served as its Chairman and CEO until December 31, 2009. Over the course of his career, Mr. Miller has represented debtors, creditors and other constituents in numerous out-of-court and Chapter 11 matters. These have included extremely complex reorganizations in which the services provided involved raising “rescue” financing, strategic assignments and divestiture of substantial assets or businesses of the affected enterprises. Among the major cases in which he has played a role are: Dana Corporation, Delta Air Lines, Inc., Gate Gourmet, Interstate Bakeries Corporation, Allied Holdings, Lear Corporation, Stolt-Nielsen, S.A., Stolt Offshore S.A., Charter Communications, Inland Fiber Group, Independence Air, Kmart, Acterna Corp., Spiegel, Huntsman, Avianca, Aurora Foods, Eurotunnel, Montgomery Ward & Co., Polaroid, Sunbeam, SI Corporation, Boston Chicken, Inc., PennCorp Financial Group, Bruno’s, Inc., Grand Union Company, Pathmark Stores, Inc., Air & Water Technologies Corp., Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York, Stratosphere Corp., Cajun Electric Power Cooperative, Celotex Corporation, Dow Corning Corporation, Lomas Financial Corporation, ICO Global Communications, Florida Coast Paper, Hechinger, Danka Business Systems, Favorite Brands, Trans World Airlines, Bank of New England, INTERCO, AmBase Corporation, Pan Am Corporation, Jamesway Corporation, America West Airlines, MK Rail, Alto Parana S.A., Railworks, US Office Products, RSL Communications, National Airlines, Reliance Group Holdings and McCall Pattern Company.
Prior to founding Miller Buckfire, Mr. Miller was Vice Chairman and a Managing Director at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, where he served as the global head of the firm’s Financial Restructuring Group. Prior to that, Mr. Miller was Managing Director and Head of both the Restructuring Group and the Transportation Industry Group of Salomon Brothers. Mr. Miller joined Salomon Brothers from Prudential Securities, where he was a Managing Director, Co-Head of Investment Banking and Head of the Financial Restructuring Group. He was also a member of the firm’s Operating Council. Prior to joining Prudential Securities in 1989, Mr. Miller was Chief Financial Officer of Eichner Properties, Inc. From 1977 to 1986, he was employed by Lehman Brothers, was appointed a Partner in 1981 and, among other positions, was Head of the Private Finance Group in Corporate Finance.
Mr. Miller received his B.A. from Fordham University College of Arts and Sciences (now called Fordham College at Rose Hill) in 1968 and an M.B.A. from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business in 1970. He is a Trustee of The Washington Institute of Near East Policy and Fordham University, a member of the board of directors of AIG and The Interpublic Group and The Board of Overseers of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business. Mr. Miller is a former Trustee of the Turnaround Management Association and was in the first class of inductees into the TMA Hall of Fame. He was the recipient of the 2019 M&A Advisor Lifetime Achievement Award for his “significant contribution to the bankruptcy and restructuring industry.” Mr. Miller is also a former Member of the Investment Policy Advisory Committee of the United States Trade Representative, Executive Office of the President of the United States, a former Trustee of Save the Children and a former member of the Board of Directors of Ally Financial, appointed by The United States Treasury as controlling shareholder.