Michael Kirk is the CEO of RMK Capital, a New York based investment bank. He has worked in finance for more than 14 years, the last 12 years of which has been focused in maritime finance. Michael is also a co-founder and Managing Director of RMK Maritime, a London and New York based firm that specializes in maritime debt, sale leaseback of maritime assets and providing industry analysis.
Prior to founding RMK, Michael founded MTK Capital, a US-based maritime advisory boutique that was active in helping match institutional investors with maritime opportunities.
Within the maritime finance sector, Michael has worked at Dahlman Rose & Co. as a Vice President and DVB Bank AG as an Associate Vice President in the London office. Michael began his career at HSBC in London in the Energy & Utilities Investment Banking Group. Michael graduated from Columbia University.