Jim Ratigan

President, Strategic Advisory at Rockefeller Capital Management

Jim Ratigan is a Managing Director and President of Strategic Advisory for Rockefeller Capital Management. He is a member of the firm’s Management Committee.

In his role, Jim is a strategic adviser to senior executives and Boards of Directors of private and public businesses as well as acting as adviser and counselor to family owned businesses. In addition to his advisory work, Jim serves as a Managing Partner within the Executive Leadership Committee for Strategic Advisory, a group responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of Strategic Advisory and developing the longer-term strategic direction for the business.

Prior to joining Rockefeller, Jim served as a Senior Managing Director and Head of Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) at SVB Leerink. He spent the first eighteen years of his career in the M&A group at Merrill Lynch before joining Deutsche Bank, where he was a member of the Global M&A Leadership team, serving as a Senior Managing Director and Head of Americas M&A.

Jim holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Brown University.



  • President, Strategic Advisory

    Current role

  • MD, Strategic Advisory