Evan Cohen
Managing Director & Group Head of Maritime Finance
First Citizens Bank

Evan Cohen has served as managing director and group head for First Citizens' Maritime Finance business since October 2018. In this position, he leads a team of underwriting and business development professionals in building new client relationships and generating and closing loans secured by vessels and other maritime assets.

Prior to joining First Citizens, Cohen served as CEO at Amsterdam-based DC Maritime Partners, an international maritime corporate finance and advisory company. Earlier in his career, he spent 14 years at DVB Bank, a specialist in international transportation finance headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany, where he had origination, management and risk responsibilities.

Evan earned a B.S. in Finance from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and an MBA in Finance from Columbia University Business School